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1. STATEMENT OF MOST REV . IGNATIUS KAIGAMA ARCHBISHOP OF JOS AFTER THE RECENT JOS KILLINGS
I am very far from Nigeria but the sad and bad news from Plateau State are not far from me. I hear that herdsmen are on the prowl again and there is bloodshed, murder of infants, youths, men and women in huge numbers in our beloved land of “peace... 
2. INVALUABLE IMPACT OF FATHERHOOD IN THE FAMILY EMPHASIZED
The positive impact of the father is of invaluable effect on the future life of the children, especially in their relationship as adults, in the society. This is in addition to the role of the father as the bastion of a happy and successful family. Th... 
3. CATHOLICS URGED TO CHERISH AND REMAIN STEADFAST IN THEIR FAITH
Catholics in the country have been called upon to remain steadfast in their faith and cherish the gift of the Church of Christ as an ever new Church, in spite of its being over two thousand years old. This admonition was given by the Catholic Bishop of... 
4. RELIGIOUS LEADERS URGED TO SHUN SELF-AGGRANDISEMENT
Religious leaders in the country have been called upon to read the signs of time, justifiably to the lead the faithful to Christ and avoid self -aggrandizement. The call was made by the Archbishop emeritus of Ibadan, Archdiocese, Most Rev. Felix Alaba ... 
5. EMBRACE CONCEPT OF SERVICE FOR COMMON GOOD; NIGERIAN LEADERS TOLD
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has advocated for a change of heart on the part of the country’s political leaders and leaders of other stakeholder groups in the society by embracing the concept of service for the common... 
6. NEW SIGNIS AFRICA CONSTITUTION TO MAKE CHURCH COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE MORE VIBRANT - Fr. Ihejirika
The on-going review of the Constitution of Signis Africa has been described as an effort to revitalize the association in the continent, make it compatible to the realities of the present day world, and make the Church communication apostolate in the c... 
7. CALL FOR COLLABORATIVE SYNERGY BETWEEN SIGNIS AFRICA AND COMMUNICATION OFFICES OF THE CONTINENT/'S EPISCOPAL CONFERENCES
A call has been made for harmonious synergy for the communications apostolate of the Church in Africa through an effective collaboration between Signis Africa and the regional and national departments or directorates of social communication of all the ... 
8. COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONALS URGED TO PROTECT AFRICA/’S INTEGRITY
African media and communication professionals have been called upon to protect the integrity of the continent by publishing true stories and presentations that portray the positive aspects of life in the various countries of the continent to counter th... 
9. CATHOLIC BISHOPS ADVOCATE JUST GLOBAL ORDER
Bishops of the German Bishops Conference and their African counterparts have advocated for a just global order, especially in respect of international trade that offers the same opportunities to all countries and peoples. This contention of the bishop... 
10. GERMAN-AFRICAN BISHOPS STRESS NEED FOR RENEWAL OF MISSIONARY ZEAL FOR PROMOTION OF INTEGRAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Bishops of the German and African Catholic churches have reiterated the need for renewal of the missionary zeal focused on integral human development, describing it as an indispensable part of their apostolate mandate. They therefore called on the cler... 
11. EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY RECOMMENDED FOR COUNTERING ISLAMIC RELIGION FUNDAMENTALISM
Education and economic emancipation of the masses through sustainable empowerment programmes have been identified as effective factors to effectively counter the nefarious activities of Islamic fundamentalists and the activities of the murderous Fulani... 
12. CORPUS CHRISTI IS THE CELEBRATION OF GOD’S COVENANT OF ETERNAL LOVE WITH MAN
The reception of the Body of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament has been described as a spiritual reinvigoration of the soul and a fulfillment of God’s love for us in spite of our short comings. Making this assertion in his homily at the celebration... 
13. ERECTION OF MARONITE EPARCHY, A TESTIMONY OF THE UNIVERSALITY OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
The Bishop of the Maronite Eparchy of Our Lady of the Annunciation, Ibadan, Nigeria, Most Rev. Simon T. Faddoul has described the erection of the Eparchy and his installation as the first Bishop as a divine act of the Holy Spirit to further confirm the... 
14. FIGHT AGAINST HATE SPEECH, OUR COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY
Eradicating hate speech in the Nigerian nation is the collective responsibility of all Nigerians and stakeholder groups in the country, irrespective of ethnic, religious affiliations and status. This assertion was made by Rev. Fr. Dr. Hyacinth Orlu-orl... 
15. COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE IS THE BASTION OF CHURCH EVANGELIZATION – Fr. Ihejirika
Former President of Signis Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Professor Walte Ihejirika has reiterated the importance of communication to the evangelization mission of the Church, noting that “it is first of all a sharing in the intimate life of the Trinity and t... 
16. CHURCH COMMUNIATION APOSTOLATE, A COMMUNION OF COLLABORATION FOR COMMON GOOD
The communication apostolate of the Catholic Church is a communion of collaboration for the common good of the Church and humanity, Rev. Fr. Martin Anusi, the Director of Communication, Awka Diocese, has declared. Fr. Anusi made this remark in his hom... 
17. SIGNIS NIGERIA AND AFFILIATE BODIES INVALUABLE TO CHURCH EVANGELIZATION MISSION - Rev Fr. Ralph Madu
The Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. Fr. Ralph Madu has described Signis Nigeria and all the affiliate bodies of the association as very invaluable to the evangelization apostolate of the Church in the country. Fr M... 
18. INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION KEY FACTOR FOR PROMOTION OF PEACE
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Episcopal Chairman for Social Communications; Most Rev. Denis Isizoh has described inter-personal communication as a necessary factor for the promotion of peace, Justice and Reconciliation in Ni... 
19. MEDIA PROFESSIONALS ADVISED ON HOW TO ERADICATE FALSEHOOD
Communication professionals have been called upon to adopt this year’s World Communications Day message of Pope Francis as the roadmap for eradicating falsehood and misinformation in the society. The call was contained in the Resolutions adopted... 
20. MESSAGE FROM THE EIGHTH GERMAN-AFRICAN BISHOPS MEETING. (Antananarivo, May 22-27, 2018)
MESSAGE FROM THE EIGHTH GERMAN-AFRICAN BISHOPS’ MEETING. (Antananarivo, May 22-27, 2018.)   Greeting: The grace and peace of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ be with you all.  Dearly beloved brothers and sisters and all of you men a... 
21. Nigeria: Hope Betrayed
Hope is described as 'the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled'. I tend to believe that was the feeling of our forebears (that is, the founding fathers and mothers of Nigeria). They sought Nigeria's independence from the British coloniali... 
22. INVOCATION OF THE HOLY SPIRIT FOR DESTRUCTION, A NEGATIVE EXTREMISM
The perception of the invocation of the Holy Spirit for the destruction of enemies is an extremity that is not in consonance with the teaching and position of the Church; the deputy Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. F... 
23. CHRISTIANS URGED TO REMAIN STEADFAST AND DEFEND THEIR FAITH
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has called on Christians in the country to remain steadfast and stand up for their faith, even in the midst of challenges and tribulations. He made the admonition in his homily at the celebratio... 
24. INVALUABLE POWERS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT OUTLINED
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has outlined the invaluable power of the Holy Spirit in the life of man and the Church; noting that according to the Bible, “the Holy Spirit brings real power to change individuals and the Church”. He made the ... 
25. POPE FRANCIS WARNS AGAINST WORLDLY THINGS THAT COULD PREVENT ACCEPTANCE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has called on the faithful to be wary of the influences of the good things of the world so that they will not be tired of welcoming the Holy Spirit. The Pope made this remark in his homily during the celebration of the sol... 
26. RESPECT FOR HUMAN LIFE DESCRIBED AS PANACEA FOR PEACE IN NIGERIA
Respect for human life has been discribed as the solution for stability and peace in Nigeria. This assertion was made by Rev. Fr. Bulus Karis Lukas, the Vicar General, Administration; for the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna; during the solemn rally and ... 
27. CHURCH LEADERS URGE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO BE MORE RESPONSIVE IN PROTECTING LIVES OF CITIZENS
Leaders of Christian Churches in the country have called on the Federal Government to wake up, and be more proactive and responsive to using all the available apparatus at the disposal of the administration to protect the lives of innocent citizens fro... 
28. DO NOT SUCCUMB TO THREATS OF MARAUDING FULANI HERDSMEN, CHRISTIANS TOLD
Christians throughout Nigeria have been called upon not to allow the present atrocities of marauding Fulani herdsmen to dampen their spirit and faith in God, but rather remain steadfast in their faith in God and pray devoutly, because God is greater th... 
29. PRESENT ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL SITUATION OF THE COUNTRY PORTEND DANGER - Bishop Etokudoh
Bishop Camullus Etokudoh of Port Harcourt Diocese has expressed concern that present economic and political problems can tear the country apart if care is not taken, while her moral and religious fabrics are at the lowest ebb. The bishop made this obs... 
30. NIGERIANS LIVE IN PALPABLE FEAR, BECAUSE OF HERDSMEN’S NEFARIOUS ACTIVITIES
Nigerians are living in palpable fear as a result of the activities of the Fulani herdsmen, religious fundamentalists and other groups who have constituted themselves to threat to peace and tranquility in the country. President Muhammadu Buhari has the... 

 



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