He is the first person in West Africa and the first African Priest to be beatified. Blessed Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi is from Aguleri in our Archdiocese. Do you want to know more about him?
His Grace receiving Papal Blessing
His Grace receiving Papal Blessing at the Vatican
Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity
Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity where everyone is welcomed
Priestly Ordination at the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity
Relics of Blessed Iwene Tansi
The first person in West Africa and the first African Priest to be beatified
Get ready to discover more about the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity. Located in the city of Onitsha, West Africa, Nigeria. It is the first Catholic Cathedral Basilica east of the Country, where hundreds of faithfuls gather regularly as we worship, learn, love and share God's grace and mercy with one another. We look forward to having you at one of our masses soon.