Rev. Fr. Livinius Esomchi Nnamani dies in Rome a few weeks after his ordination as a Rev. father in Rome.
The Imo state-born Catholic Priest who was ordained a Priest on the 1st of April, 2021 by the Auxiliary Bishop of Rome has died.
Rev. Fr. Livinius Esomchi Nnamani aged 31 years suffered from Leukemia and his sickness was quite critical & terminal.
Fr. Livinius made the decision to write to Pope Francis, asking him to bring forward his ordination. The reply came quickly on 31 March, Pope Francis gave his permission.
The following day, Livinius has ordained a priest at the Presidio Sanitario Medica Group Casilino Hospital in Rome.
After few weeks of his Priestly Ordination, Rev. Fr. Livinius Esomchi has gone to rest in the Love and Peace of his creator.
Waka About Africa had earlier published the story when he was ordained in Rome and how Pope Francis approved early ordination of young Seminarian in Hospital with Leukemia
Vatican News then reports that the Pope approved the early ordination for father Livinius.
Though, the Nigerian religious, Livinius Nnamani, was ordained a priest on 1 April in Rome, after Pope Francis gave his approval for the seminarian’s early ordination.
The recently-ordained priest suffers from Leukemia, a cancer of blood cells.
Waka About Africa also reported that Rev. Father. Livinius began his vocation journey at age 20 in Owerri, Imo state, in Southeastern Nigeria.
Unfortunately, shortly after his first vows, Livinius was diagnosed with Leukemia, setting off a challenging period of therapies and treatments for the young religious.
Two years ago, he was sent to Italy in search of better healthcare and to continue his studies where he was finial ordained as a Rev. Father and died weeks after.