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1. POLITICIANS WHO LIVE BY HATE SPEECH AND FAKE NEWS CANNOT LEGISLATE ON IT -- By Bishop Badejo
The proposed hate speech bill waiting to be passed at the National House of Assembly, recommending death by hanging for anyone found guilty of hate speech, is an attack on Nigerians and what decency is left of the country by the very people supposedly ... 
2. TRIVIALIZATION OF LITURGICAL SONGS, A DEVIATION FROM CHURCH TRADITION
The trivialization of liturgical songs of the Church in the context of modernization has been described as a disturbing deviation from the Church’s liturgical music tradition. This observation was made by Rev. Fr. Moses Iyara, OSA, the Natio... 
3. BISHOP AVENYA EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER DISTORTION OF LITURGICAL MUSIC
The Catholic Bishop of Gboko Diocese, Most Rev. William Avenya has expressed concern on the lackadaisical attitude of some choir groups to the relevance of liturgical music in the life of the Church. The Bishop made the observation in his keynote addre... 
4. PERSEVERANCE, ESSENTIAL VIRTUE FOR SUCCESSFUL PRIESTLY LIFE – Bishop Eluke
Perseverance has been described as an essential virtue for a successful priestly life and those who have embraced the vocation have been urged to remain steadfast and shun earthly possessions which do not guarantee eternal happiness. This message was g... 
5. GOOD GOVERNANCE PANACEA TO COUNTER HATE SPEECH
Good governance and transparency in administration have been described as panacea for countering hate speech and falsehood, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Archbishop Alfred Adewale Martins has declared. Promulgating a draconian law of capital punish... 
6. CALL FOR CONDUCIVE ATMOSPHERE TO HARNESS TALENTS OF THE COUNTRY’S YOUTHS
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins has reiterated the need to positively harness the gifts and talents of the youths of the country for the emancipation of a greater Nigerian nation. The Archbishop made the call at the r... 
7. PIONEER GRADUATES OF ST AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY URGED TO IMPACT POSITIVELY ON THE SOCIETY
The pioneer graduates of St Augustine University, owned by the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, have been called upon to go into the world and impact positively on the society, following their holistic formation in the context of Catholic values and virt... 
8. CHRISTIANITY PREMISED ON PROPERITY NOT THE CONCEPT OF THE CHURCH OF CHRIST
Christianity premised on prosperity and desire for the mundane things of the world are not in conformity with the teachings and concept of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Catholic Bishop of Kano, Most Rev. John Niyiring OSA, has declared. The bishop made th... 
9. BISHOP ISIZOH GIVES FIVE GOLDEN RULES TO DAUGHTERS OF DIVINE LOVE CONGREGATION
Sisters of the Daughters of Divine Love Congregation have been admonished to look ahead for another Golden Jubilee celebration with focus on how to address the challenges of discernment of vocations as well as that of unity and cohesion. These were par... 
10. SATAN’S EVNY DESTROYING THE WORLD – Pope Francis
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has attributed the many challenges facing humanity in the present day world to the envy of incarnation and the salvific mission of Christ for mankind by Satan. According to the Holy Father: The devil is out to sow hatred a... 
11. IMPORTANCE OF DIALOGUE ON LITURGICAL MUSIC AND INTERPRETATION STRESSED
The Holy Father Pope Francis has reiterated the invaluable role of liturgical music, its proper interpretation and the interpreters in the life of the Church, noting that: every Christian is “an interpreter of the will of God” through the s... 
12. NEW FORMS OF BONDAGE THAT ENSLAVE THE POOR IDENTIFIED
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has expressed deeper concern on the situation of the widening gap between the rich and the poor of the world noting that the situation has become more contentious with “today’s new forms of bondage that enslave... 
13. POPE FRANCIS PREDICTS END TO THE ARTIFICIAL BARRIERS OF THE WORLD
The Holy Father Pope Francis has predicted an end to the world artificial barriers separating the majority poor from the privileged few that are dominating the wealth of the world, noting that “the ‘day of the Lord’ as ascribed by the... 
14. IMPACT POSITIVELY TO ENHANCE THE STRUCTURE OF NIGERIA HOLISTICALLY
An authentic websites devoid of fake information or news, initiated by the association of Catholic Media professionals and practitioners could positively effect changes that could meaningfully enhance the holistic structure of the Nigerian nation; the ... 
15. CSN DIRECTOR STRESSES NEED TO UPHOLD INTEGRITY OF JOURNALSIM
The National Director of Social Communications, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN); Rev. Fr. Chris Anyanwu has expressed concern at the proliferation of the profession of journalism in the country, stressing that the issue should be addressed to s... 
16. NO ROOM FOR HALF MEASURE PERFORMANCE IN COMMUNICATIONS APOSTOLATE - Bishop Isizoh
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) Episcopal Chairman for Social Communications, Most Rev. Denis Isizoh has declared that there is no room for half measure performance in the communication apostolate of the Church, considering the... 
17. COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE, RESPONSIBILITY OF CATHOLIC MEDIA PROFESSIONALS
The Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, Most Rev. Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo has reiterated the need to entrust the evangelization mission of the Church in the hands of media professionals and practitioners with the attendant responsibilities, noting that t... 
18. LAY FAITHFUL CHALLENGED ON THEIR ROLE IN CHURCH COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE
The communication apostolate of the Church is a primary responsibility of the lay faithful, the Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, Most Rev. Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo, has asserted.  The Bishop made this remark in his presentation titled: The Ro... 
19. CBCN PRESIDENT OUTLINES CONDITION FOR MISSIONARY APOSTOLATE MANDATE
The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), and the Archbishop of Benin City, Most Rev. Augustine Obiora Akubeze has stressed the need for all Catholics to be versed in the teachings of the Church in order to carry out ef... 
20. INCULTURATION INVALUABLE TO EVANGELIZATION; BUT NEED FOR CAUTION – Cardinal Onaiyekan
Inculturation is a veritable tool for the evangelization apostolate of the Church in Nigeria, but the process should be gradual, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has cautioned. The cardinal gave the caution in his contribution ... 
21. CALL FOR RE-ARTICULATION OF THE INDENTITY OF THE CHURCH IN NIGERIA TO ENHANCE HER MISSIONARY MANDATE
Participants at the Fourth National Mission Congress have advocated the re-articulation of the identity of the Church in Nigeria as a missionary Church to enable the faithful respond to the call to reach-out with the Good News of Christ as Baptized C... 
22. CALL FOR A MORE VIBRANT LAITY FOR CHURCH’S EVANGELIZATION MISSION
A more proactive laity is of paramount importance to the evangelization mission of the Church in the present day world; and for the realization of the objectives of the theme of the Fourth National Mission Congress (NAMICON IV), held, recently, at the ... 
23. COLLABORATION VITAL TO REALIZATION OF CHURCH’S MISSION MANDATE – Mission Congress participants
Collaboration among all members of the Body of Christ – the Church, has been described as the most valuable tool to make the Church of Christ on earth more vibrant and proactive in her missionary mandate in the present day world. This was the c... 
24. MISSION CONGRESS TO MAKE THE CHURCH MORE VIBRANT
The recently concluded Fourth Missionary Congress of the Church in Nigeria has been described as an impetus to make the missionary mandate of the Church in the country more vibrant as well as enhance the knowledge of the participants. This was the co... 
25. COMMUNICATION, AN ESSENTIAL FACTOR FOR BUILDING RELATIONSHIP
Communication has been described as an essential factor for building relationship in all facets of life and its effective application in the promotion of the Good News of Christ cannot be controverted. This was the kernel of the homily delivered by Rev... 
26. CAMPAN CALLS FOR OVERHAUL OF CHURCH COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE
A call has been made for the overhaul of the communication apostolate and apparatus of the Catholic Church in the country, to make it New Media compliant for better reach-out with the Good News of Christ. This contention was contained in the Resolution... 
27. NEW MEDIA CAN MAKE CHURCH EVANGELIZATION WORK MORE VIBRANT
The evangelization mission of the Church can be made more vibrant and effective through the positive use of the new media; delegates at the just concluded 2019 National Convention of the Catholic Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (CAMPAN have ... 
28. ENSURE SURVIVAL OF CHURCH COMMUNICATION ORGANS, CAMPAN MEMBERS TOLD
Catholic Media Practitioners have been challenged to mobilize ways and means that will ensure the survival of diocesan newspapers and other publications of the Church, for the promotion of the evangelization apostolate within and outside the Church. T... 
29. BISHOPS MEET TO SUSTAIN THE EVANGELIZATION MISSION OF THE CHURCH AND FAITH OF THE PEOPLE
The Bishops of the Catholic Church in Nigeria gathered in Abeokuta recently as leaders and teachers of the people to address the challenges facing the people and the country which might also affect the evangelization apostolate of the Church in the cou... 
30. INEQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION OF NATION’S WEALTH PREVENTS DEVELOPMENT - Archbishop Akubeze
The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) and Archbishop of Benin City, Most Rev. Augustine Obiora Akubeze has reiterated that peace will always elude the country as long as there is no fair share of the nations’ w... 

 



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