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Blessed Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi

He is a very kind Father... If you confide in Him fully and sincerely He will take special care of you.

    Facts about Bl. Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi

  • 20th century Nigerian priest who later became a Trappist monk
  • He continued living an austere life of poverty as a priest, which Nigerian Catholics were not accustomed to seeing.
  • As a boy, Cardinal Arinze of Nigeria was personally inspired by Fr. Cyprian