The Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, has confirmed the abduction of one of its priests, Rev. Fr. Joseph Shekari of St Monica’s Catholic Church, Ikulu Parish.
14 Apr 2021
Churchgoers in a small town in central Italy assembled for mass as usual were hardly expecting a confession from their own parish priest. But that's what priest Riccardo Ceccobelli, 42, delivered on Sunday inside the San Felice church in Massa Martana, in Perugia, when he revealed that he had fallen in love. "I cannot not…
11 Mar 2020
Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Fr. Joseph Ogundipe of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo, as one of the six new consultors that will be advising him (the Catholic Pontiff) on relations between Christians
30 Aug 2019
The Catholic Church yesterday said it was saddened and shocked by the murder of one of its priests, Rev. Fr. David Tanko, in Taraba State. The tragedy occurred barely a month after suspected Fulani herdsmen killed Rev. Fr. Paul Offu in Enugu State.
15 Sep 2018
Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has commiserated with the Catholic community and the family of slain priest of the church, Revd. Fr. Jude Egbom. The Late Egbom, until he was gruesomely shot while he went to cut his hair during the week, was the priest of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Amucha, Njaba Local Council…
14 Jul 2018
Another Chilean priest has been suspended from his official duties as the archdiocese of Santiago investigates pedophilia allegations against him, in the latest abuse scandal to strike the Chilean church. The priest, Jorge Laplagne, who presided over two parishes in residential parts of Santiago, allegedly abused a child 13 years ago, the archdiocese said in…
27 Apr 2018
Three victims of a Chilean paedophile priest on Friday began a visit to the Vatican with one having a private audience with Pope Francis. Jose Andres Murillo was granted the first audience with the pontiff, while his fellow victims will meet with Francis over the weekend. Murillo, who hoped the audiences would "bear fruit quickly"…