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Department of Church and Society, CSN


Who We Are?

About the Department

The Church and Society Department of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria is comprised of four units: Education Unit, Family and Human Life Unit, Health Unit and Justice Development and Peace Committee/Caritas Unit (JDPC). It is headed by a Director who coordinates the overall strategy and programmatic directions of the four composite units. The director is supported by the Departmental Secretary.

CSN Vision & Mission

All men and women from within and outside Nigeria are led to the abundant life that is available in Christ’s kingdom of peace.

To spearhead and facilitates the teaching, prophetic and pastoral care ministries of the Catholic church, and to promote Christ’s civilization of love in Nigeria and the whole world.

The Journey So Far...

The Church and Society Department is one of the six (6) department of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria. 

Coordinates the social services and charitable works of the Church in Nigeria. It translates the gosple message into day-to-day life experiences of the people. 

Our Core Values

The department’s mandates to service the 5 units of Health, Education, JDPC, Family and Human Life, and Immigration unit are succeeded and the bases of some set values