Catholic bishops beg media to promote unity, peaceful co-existence
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) Chairman on Social Communications and Auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, Most Rev. Denis Chidi Isizoh...
CSN decries government’s neglect of hospitals donated as isolation centres
Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN) has lamented government’s neglect of 425 hospitals and clinics offered it by Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) for use as isolation centres in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
Catholics defy Abuja downpour, protest against pervasive insecurity
Thousand of Catholics yesterday defied the first rain of the year in Abuja to protest against the worsening insecurity in the country. The march, which started from the National Christian Centre and terminated at the Our Lady Queen of Nigeria
Catholic bishops fault projection of homosexuality, others as women’s rights
Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has kicked against the projection of transgenderism, lesbianism, bisexuality, contraception and abortion as global rights of women signed by 160 countries including Nigeria
Catholic bishops bring Pope into Chibok, Dapchi schoolgirls’ case
Catholic Bishop of Nnewi, Hilary Okeke, has raised hope on the fate of the abducted Chibok and Dapchi schoolgirls in the North East, particularly Miss Leah Shuaibu. He assured that the bishops were not relenting in efforts to recover the girls, some of whom have spent five years in captivity. According to him, the Catholic…
General elections: CBCN tasks FG on reforms to address inadequacies
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has called on the Federal government to acknowledge the inadequacies that characterized...
Catholics mark Ash Wednesday to herald Lent
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigerian (CBCN) yesterday announced that Catholics in Nigeria would on Wednesday join their counterparts worldwide to mark the 2019 Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Season of Lent. The President of CBCN, Bishop Augustine O. Akubeze, said on Tuesday in Abuja that the Lenten season was a period during which…
Accept polls outcome in good faith, U.S. institutes urge parties
Catholic bishops seek peace envoy canvass respect for accord United States (U.S.)-based institutes, National Democratic Institute (NDI) and International Republican Institute (IRI) yesterday urged parties and candidates to accept outcome of the general elections in good faith. Presidents of the NDI and IRI, Derek Mitchell and Daniel Twining in a joint press conference in Abuja…
Catholic bishops caution Mbaka against using liturgical ceremonies for political campaigns
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has warned Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka to desist from using the Catholic liturgical ceremonies for political campaigns.
Catholic bishops seek government support for mission, private schools
President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Archbishop Augustine Akabueze, has implored the Federal Government to support private and mission schools in the country.