27 Jun 2018
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has enjoined President Muhammadu Buhari to pay more attention to the ongoing killings in the land instead of his re-election bid. In a statement yesterday in Benin City, its National President, Rev. (Dr.) Felix Omobude, condemned the latest mayhem in Plateau and Zamfara states. He called on the Federal…
4 May 2018
The Parish Priest of the Church of the Archangels, Gadumo, Lokoja Catholic Diocese, Rev. Fr. Cyril Fanaye, has challenged Nigerians to safeguard themselves against killings and other hardship through their permanent voters’ cards (PVC) come 2019. He therefore advised the citizenry to vote wisely. During a mass yesterday to celebrate the feast of St. Joseph…
12 Mar 2018
Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji, at the weekend, took over as the apostolic administrator of Ahiara Catholic Diocese in Mbaise, Imo State. This is coming six years after disagreements over an acceptable bishop to lead the diocese. Ugorji is also to head the Umuahia diocese of the church. As part of his mandate, the administrator has…
11 Jan 2018
The Appeal Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti yesterday ordered the Chief Judge of Ekiti State to reassign the suit filed by the Catholic Church challenging education tax imposed on pupils by the state government for retrial. It set aside the judgment of an Ekiti High Court, which struck out a suit filed by the Incorporated Trustees…
8 Jan 2018
Three Catholic reverend sisters and three other females, who were kidnapped by gunmen in Edo State last November, have been released. The sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Convent in Iguoriakhi, Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo State, abducted on November 14, 2017, regained their freedom after spending 53 days in the kidnappers’…
30 Dec 2017
The fight against rape and other forms of sexual abuse recorded a boost yesterday as a lay apostolate women group of the Catholic Church in Nigeria, Ladies Auxiliary Supreme Subordinate Commandery, Nigeria, Knights of St. John International (KSJI), joined in the campaign. To draw massive awareness to their cause, the group, led by a…
2 Oct 2016
The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has described the attack on three catholic priests by suspected herdsmen in Enugu as unfortunate and saddening.
31 Jul 2016
Pope Francis was set to celebrate mass Sunday with some 1.6 million pilgrims in a vast field, wrapping up a emotionally charged trip to Poland which took him to Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz.
24 Jul 2016
The Spiritual Director of Zion Prayer Movement Outreach (a Catholic Lay Ministry), Obi Chukwuebuka Anozie, has stressed the importance of prayer in ministry.
4 Jun 2016
The Administrator, Corpus Christi Cathedral Port Harcourt, Rev. Fr. Bartholomew Uzoma has said that the essence of marriage is for procreation.
7 Apr 2015
MORE reactions have continued to trail the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu alleged threat as the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and the National Offices of Caritas Nigeria and Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), a Catholic-based organisation,yesterday condemned the monarch’s action.
13 Mar 2015
Ordinarily, Catholics resist throwing tantrums with anybody, more so government at this period of our Lenten season. But it is expedient to explain a few things so that the issue at stake would be more deeply understood.