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1. VOCATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD, AN ACT OF GOD – Honourable Rotimi Amaechi
The vocation to the Priesthood is an act of God, and the few anointed by Him have the burden of facilitating the salvation of the people, the Minister of Transport and former governor of Rivers State, Honourable Rotimi Amaechi has declared.The Minister... 
2. CCFN EXECUTIVE SCRETARY ARTICULATES CAUSES OF CONFLICTS IN THE WORLD
The Executive Secretary of Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN), the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN); Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey has articulated the reasons responsible for conflicts in d... 
3. CONTINUOUS REORIENTATION OF PEOPLE VITAL FOR GLOBAL PEACE
The Executive Secretary of the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (Caritas Nigeria); Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey has emphasized the importance of formation and reorientation of people on the importance of g... 
4. MOSLEMS URGED TO PRAY AND COLLABORATE IN PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT
Muslims throughout the world have been called upon to use this year’s Ramadan season to pray and collaborate with Christians and other Religious groups to protect the environment, which the Holy Father Pope Francis described as the common home of... 
5. MYSTERY OF BLESSED TRINITY A REFLECTION OF UNITY IN DIVERSITY WORTHY OF EMULATION
The mystery of the Blessed Trinity has been described as a pillar of the Christian Faith which emphasizes unity in diversity of the three persons in one God, worthy of emulation by the Christian community. This postulation was made by Rev. Fr. Zacharia... 
6. ARCHBISHOP REITERATES IMPORTANCE OF MARY IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH
The Metropolitan of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province, Most Rev. Valerian Okeke has reiterated the relevance and importance of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the life of the Church; stressing that Priests and other anointed persons of God should be abreast o... 
7. NIGERIAN YOUTHS URGED TO UNITE TO FIGHT THE COMMON ENEMY TO SAVE NIGERIA
Nigerian Youths from the three major tribes of the country have been called upon to sheathe the un-going daggers of “war” and collaborate to face their common enemy – the country’s politicians  “who abuse their o... 
8. CHRISTIAN COMMUNITIES URGED TO BECOME A REFLECTION OF THE COMMUNION OF THE BLESSED TRINITY
The Holy Father Pope Francis has described the celebration of the mystery of Trinity Sunday as a continuous call on “the Christian community, despite its human limitations to become a reflection of the communion of the Trinity, of its goodness an... 
9. Pope Francis: Central role of women interfaith dialogue
Pope Francis greets participants at the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue: (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met on Friday with participants in the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue,... 
10. Pope Francis to Scholas Occurrentes: Education not only for elite
(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis on Friday evening inaugurated the new Vatican office of the Scholas Occurrentes Foundation, which promotes an interface of education, art and sport to create a “culture of encounter for peace”. For the oc... 
11. Hypocrisy can tear your soul to pieces: Pope Francis warns
The pope’s daily homily from Santa Marta VATICAN CITY — Today, Pope Francis urged Christian to be truthful, warning them against The Holy Father Pope Francis has called on Christians to desist from flattery and hypocrisy warning that... 
12. Pope Francis: Leave the door of your heart ajar and God will find a way in
The pope’s daily homily from Santa Marta VATICAN CITY — If you leave the door of your heart ajar, “God will find a way in” to console you, and enable you to console others, Pope Francis said on Monday. The contrast between the... 
13. ARCHBISHOP ADVOCATES FULL AUTONOMY FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna, Most Rev. Mathew Ndagoso has advocated full autonomy for Local Governments in the country noting that this will enhance development at grassroots level and ensure proper accountability of funds allocated for grassroot... 
14. REMAIN STEADFAST IN YOUR FAITH AND UPHOLD THE GOSPEL TRUTH
Priests’ products of St Augustine Major Seminary, Jos, have been called upon to remain steadfast in their faith and vocation and not succumb to the promptings of misguided prosperity preachers who go about preaching a cross less Christianity. Th... 
15. FORMATORS OF SEMINARIES PARAMOUNT TO PRODUCTION OF CHRIST-LIKE PRIESTS – Bishop Adaji
Seminary Rectors and Formators have been described as beacons for the formation of Christ-like priests and are therefore primary gatekeepers in the life of the Church, the Catholic Bishop of Idah, Most Rev. Anthony Adaji MSP, has declared. Bishop Adaj... 
16. NEGATIVE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA AN IMPEDIMENT TO INFORMATION DISSEMINATION
The social media despite being a technological feat in the communication world remains a worrisome challenge because of its susceptibility for the dissemination of falsehood and fake news. Christians have therefore been urged to be very careful of the ... 
17. POPE FRANCIS CALLS ON MEDIA TO GIVE PREFERENCE TO GOOD NEWS
The Holy Father Pope Francis has called on media practitioners to concentrate on dissemination of good news and information that impact positively on humanity against concentration on the “tragedy of human suffering and the mystery of evil easily... 
18. FORMATION OF LAITY PRIORITY CONCERN OF OUR CONFERENCE – Bishops
The continuous formation of the laity has been described as a priority concern of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Liberia. This assertion was contained in the communiqué issued recently in Liberia by the Catholic Bishops of Liberia (CABICOL),... 
19. BE STEADFAST IN YOUR FAITH, LET MARY LEAD YOU TO CHRIST – Pope Francis
Catholics have been called upon to remain steadfast in their faith in Christ, through the Blessed Virgin Mary, to be able to share abundantly in the radiance of God to overcome their challenges. The call was made by the Holy Father pope Francis in his ... 
20. LAY FAITHFUL URGED TO LIVE UP TO THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES
The important role of the laity in the evangelization mission of the Church cannot be controverted and lay faithful have been called upon to live up to their vocations calling to enhance the reach - outmission of the Church with the Good News of Christ... 
21. BISHOPS URGED TO MOTIVATE CHURCH COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE
An appeal has been made to the Bishops of the Catholic Church in Nigeria to make the communication apostolate of the Church in the country more vibrant and proactive with adequate funding, provision of modern-day communication equipment and continuous ... 
22. MEDIA, VITAL AGENT FOR PROMOTION OF PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT
The media has been described as a powerful agent for the promotion of peace and development. However, this can be better done through the whole building of the human person by the media. This assertion was posited by the Vicar General of Kano Diocese, ... 
23. CALL FOR REVIEW OF CIWA CURICULUM IN THE CONTEXT OF THE NEW MEDIA
A call has been made for an urgent review of the curriculum of the Catholic Institute of West Africa (CIWA), in the light of the new media, to enable the Institution to be more vibrant and proactive in its mission of theological research and presenting... 
24. PEACE AND UNITY, PANACEA FOR A BETTER WORLD
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has reiterated the paramount importance of peace and unity to make the world a better place for the common good of all mankind. Cardinal Onaiyekan made this assertion in his homily at the celebr... 
25. “SUBMISSION OF YOUTHS TO THE INFLUENCE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, A CHALLENGE FOR THE CHURCH”
The seeming submission of youths of the present day world to the influence of modern-day information technology has been described as a worrisome challenge for the evangelization apostolate of the Church in the country.   This assertion was made... 
26. KNIGHTS OF ST JOHN INTERNATIONAL URGED TO ADDRESS CHALLENGES FACING THE ORDER
Members of the Knights and Ladies of St John International (KSJI) have been called upon to address the challenges facing the Order to make it more vibrant in its vocation to the service of the Church and humanity in general.   The call was made ... 
27. CALL FOR A MORE PROACTIVE PRIESTLY MINISTRY
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has called for a more proactive Catholic priestly ministry where the priest is a servant of Word and Sacrament, modest in his self-esteem and belong to his community teaching them the truth of t... 
28. CARDINAL ONAIYEKAN LAUDS THE GROWTH OF CATHOLICISM IN THE NORTH
The growth of the Catholic Church in the Northern part of the country in the last 50years has been described as commendable and encouraging, in spite of the challenges encountered by the Church in the region.   The commendation was given by the ... 
29. GLOBAL CATHOLIC POPULATION TOPS 1.28 BILLION
Taken together, the 10 countries with the most Catholics account for almost 56 percent of the world's Catholic population, the Vatican reported.   The 2017 "Annuario Pontificio," or Vatican yearbook, and a new edition of the Vatican Statistical ... 
30. POPE CALLS ON SEMINARIANS TO SHUN ECCLESIAL CAREERISM
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has described ecclesial careerism as a plague which must be avoided by those who want to give their lives to God. He therefore called on Seminarians studying in Rome to avoid this plague and shun worry-free, comfortable li... 

 



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