Alive and Active God’s Word in the Nigerian Context
Pope Benedict XVI declared October 2007 – October 2008 as the Year of the Word. This Year climaxed in the Twelfth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in October this year, with the theme, The Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church. All Christ’s Faithful in parishes and dioceses expectedly studied the Lineamenta and gave input for the Instrumentum Laboris of the Synod. The impact of this synodal process was not greatly felt in Nigeria, though the Catholic Secretariat (CSN) produced a simplified version of the Lineamenta for easy comprehension by the faithful.