Nigerian culture: Catholic bishop, priests rock Igbo isiagu vestments at mass in UK

Nigerian culture: Catholic bishop, priests rock Igbo isiagu vestments at mass in UK

- The beautiful culture of the Nigerian people is transcending the shores of the country - and it makes being a Nigerian a special thing

- Foreigners are embracing Nigerian culture by embracing the country's attire and other things

- Recently, a Catholic bishop and some priests in Portsmouth, United Kingdom, were seen wearing an isiagu-designed vestments as they celebrated mass

Foreigners readily identify with Nigerian culture because of its richness and uniqueness, a reality which makes being a national of the West African country a special thing.

Catholic bishop and some priests in Portsmouth, United Kingdom recently joined foreigners who have seen Nigerian culture as something worth embracing.

Legit.ng notes that the bishop and the priests could be seen in viral pictures wearing an isiagu-designed vestments as they celebrated mass.

The isiagu is the Igbo men traditional attire, which is also called chieftaincy.

Below are the pictures:

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Amazing: Catholic Bishop and Priests rock Igbo Isi-Agu Vestments at Mass in the UK (photos)

Foreigners are embracing Nigeria's culture by embracing the country's attire and other things Nigerian. Photo credit: Expressive Information
Source: UGC

Amazing: Catholic Bishop and Priests rock Igbo Isi-Agu Vestments at Mass in the UK (photos)

The isiagu is the Igbo men traditional attire, which is also called chieftaincy. Photo credit: Expressive Information
Source: UGC

In other news, a social media user identified as @unclepokoye on Twitter recently treated members of the internet community to a set of beautiful photos of a Nigerian couple.

The couple were spotted in a never-seen-before isiagu-inspired wedding gown and suit.

While sharing the images, the Twitter user asked his followers from the southeast region if the conventional white wedding gown and suit could be replaced with the Igbo fabric-inspired outfits.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Igbos living in the United States celebrated their annual remembrance of the holy family's flight to Egypt with a mass and fellowship.

The Nigerian community in the US celebrated the remembrance at St Fortunata Church, East New York.

The day also served as an occasion to remember Nigerians who are being persecuted for their faith.

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The Diocese of Brooklyn’s coordinator of ministry to Nigerians, Father Cosmas Nzeabalu, said that Igbo people formed a community when they moved to the United States.

He said: “We formed a body of love, and we share with each other — both those who are in sorrow and those who are in joy. It made us all feel that even though we are not in our country, we are also very comfortable because we have our brothers and sisters here with us."

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