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1. MOTHERS PARAMOUNT TO FORMATION AND COMMON GOOD OF HUMANITY
Motherhood has been described as an essential and irreplaceable factor in the formation and common good of humanity. This position was made by the deputy Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. Fr. Zacharia Samjumi, while p... 
2. CHRISTIANS URGED TO ENLIVEN THE NATION’S POLITICS WITH FAITH VALUES
Christians have been urged to participate in the country’s politics armed with their faith to shape public policy so as to be salt and light of the world in the public sphere. The call was made by the Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (... 
3. NORTHERN REGION CAMPAN ELECT NEW OFFICERS
The Northern region chapter of the Catholic Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (CAMPAN), has elected new officers to direct the affairs of the association for the next four years. The election took place at the recently concluded eight Regional... 
4. CHURCH HIERARCHY URGED TO MOBILIZE HER NUMERICAL STRENTH TO FUND COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE
The hierarchy of the Catholic Church has been admonished to adopt a collaborative synergy for mobilizing the faithful of the Church for more and effective participation in the communication apostolate of the Church in the country. The call was made by... 
5. CALL FOR PRAGMATIC APPROACH TO MAKE NEW MEDIA POSITIVE TOOL FOR NATIONAL SECURITY
A call has been made for a pragmatic approach and deliberations on how to address the challenges of the organs of the new media age to make them agents of promoting national security and development. The call was made by Rev. Fr. Jude Offor, the Direct... 
6. POSITIVE USE OF NEW MEDIA VITAL FOR NATIONAL SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENT
The positive use of the new media is a vital drive for national security and development, the Director of Social Communications at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Durumi, Abuja; Rev. Fr. Christ Anyanwu has declared. This assertion was conta... 
7. CATHOLIC MEDIA PRACTITIONERS URGED TO PROMOTE GOOD VALUES
Catholic Media Practitioners and professionals have been called upon to promote good values and eschew publication of fake news and falsehood in order to facilitate justice, peace and development in the country. The advice was given by the Catholic Bis... 
8. MARONITE CHURCH, FORERUNNER IN INCULTURATION – Archbishop Akubeze
The Catholic Maronite Church and other Eastern Churches have been commended for being epitome of Inculturation in the life of the Church. The commendation was made by the President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Most Rev. Augusti... 
9. JUSTICE; PANACEA FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT – Cardinal Onaiyekan
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has stated that justice is the panacea for peace and development; adding that forgiveness is also another factor as against the old globally accepted dictum of “if you want peace, prepare ... 
10. CHURCH VITAL TO PEACE, JUSTICE AND DEVELOPMENT IN WEST AFRICA SUB-REGION
The Catholic Church as a major stakeholder has a vital role to play in ensuring peace and stability in the West Africa sub region; hence the Catholic Bishops of the sub-region have decided to put in place the RECOWA Peace Committee (REPCO), with Bishop... 
11. RELEASE: INAUGURATION OF THE RECOWA PEACE COMMITTEE
INAUGURATION OF THE RECOWA PEACE COMMITTEE Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called children of God’ says the Lord in Matthew 5:9. RECOWA Peace Committee (REPCO) held its first meetingfrom April 10thto 13th, 2018 in Abuja (Nigeria).... 
12. Leah Sharibu: Example of Courage and Steadfastness to Faith
The story of Leah Sharibu, the 15-year-old Christian girl who is yet to be released by Boko Haram has caught our attention.  Leah was among the abducted 110 Dapchi School girls but she was reportedly not among the 104 recently freed by the insurge... 
13. POPE FRANCIS STRESSES PATIENCE AND CONSTANCY WHEN PRAYING FOR OTHERS
The Holy Father Pope Francis has stressed the importance of patience and constancy when prayer to God for other people. The pope made this reflection during his homily at the celebration of the Mass at Casa Santa Marta, the Vatican, recently. He reflec... 
14. WOMEN URGED TO PROTECT THEIR CHILDREN FROM EMOTIONAL DISTRESS
Women have a major role play in the protection of children from emotional distress, bad habits formation and criminal tendencies; Rev. Sr. Ann Falola OLA, the Executive Director of Women Interfaith Council (WIC), has declared. She made this remark in h... 
15. CATHOLICS URGED TO DISCHARGE THEIR CIVIC RESPONSIBILITIES TO MAKE NIGERIA BETTER
Catholics have been called upon to discharge their civic responsibilities in the building of a new Nigerian nation where justice, equity and peace are held sacrosanct. This can be done by their being actively involved in the political activities of the... 
16. UPHOLDING THE SANCTITY OF LIFE IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ALL NIGERIANS
Upholding the sanctity of life and its protection is the responsibility of every citizen and all stakeholder groups, including the government, the National Association of Directors of Religious Education (NADRE) has declared. This position of the assoc... 
17. CATHOLICS URGED TO EMBRACE VIRTUES OF ST JOSEPH
The virtues of St Joseph, the foster father of our Savious Jesus Christ, and the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary, should be emulated by all Catholics, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) Episcopal Committee for Mission Secretary... 
18. WITNESS TO CHRIST AND FRESHEN THE WORLD WITH FRAGRANCE OF THE LORD, CHRISTIANS TOLD
Catholics have been called upon to be brace up to all challenges and witness to Christ in order to “freshen the world with the aroma and fragrance of the Lord so as to become a magnet drawing men and women away from darkness of sin and death to t... 
19. SOUTHERN KADUNA FAITHFUL URGED TO REMAIN STEADFAST IN THEIR FAITH
The people of Southern Kaduna have been called upon to remain steadfast in their faith as handed over to them by the missionaries, in spite of the neglect and blackmail of the government and other stakeholder groups in the state. The call was made by ... 
20. BISHOP KUKAH WARNS ON CONSEQUENCES OF INJUSTICE
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah has warned that the unity of the Nigerian nation is threatened to its very foundation pointing out that no country can survive on injustice. He emphasized that the unity and justice ... 
21. COMMUNICATION DIRECTORS OFFER PANACEA FOR PUBLICATION OF FAKE NEWS
Catholics communication professionals have called upon to consistently publish the truth, promote justice and peace in the discharge of their duties and hold sacrosanct the ethics of the profession. The call was contained in the Resolutions adopted by ... 
22. CHRIST IS THE TRUTH AND ORIGIN OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION EMBEDDED IN THE DIVINE TRINITY
The essence of the communication apostolate of the Church is to reach out with the truth which is Jesus Christ, and “the Catholic Church holds that the origin of human communication is located in the Divine Trinity”. These were kernels of t... 
23. GOVERNOR OBIANO URGES COMMUNICATION DIRECTORS TO UPHOLD THE INTEGRITY OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Diocesan/Religious directors of communication and other Catholic media communication professionals have been called upon to uphold the integrity of the Catholic Church, while carrying out their professional duties. The call was made by the Executive Go... 
24. BISHOP STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF COLLABORATION FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE
Diocesan/Religious Congregations directors of communication have been called upon to collaborate with priests in their various dioceses to make the communication apostolate of the Church in the country more inclusive and effective for the common good o... 
25. CATHOLIC COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONALS URGED TO BRACE UP FOR NEW ERA OF DYNAMIC CHURCH COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE
Catholic media practitioners and communicators have been urged to brace up for a new era of versatile and dynamic communication apostolate for the Church in Nigeria. The call was made by the new Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) Epis... 
26. THERE IS HOPE AND ASSURANCE WITH GOD WHEN WE FORGIVE FROM THE HEART
The Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha, Most Rev. Valerian Okeke has stressed the importance of forgiveness and reconciliation in the life of every Christian describing it as the ray of hope and assurance with God at the end of our sojourn on earth. The Ar... 
27. AHIARA: NEW APOSTOLIC ADMINISTRATOR CALLS FOR FORGIVENSS AND TOTAL RECONCILIATION
The Apostolic Administrator of Ahiara Diocese and Bishop of Umuahia, Most Rev. Lucius Uforji, has called for forgiveness from the bottom of the heart and true reconciliation to bring the crisis in the Catholic diocese of Ahiara to an end. According to ... 
28. PAPAL NUNCIO STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF RECONCILIATION WITH GOD FOR GOOD LEADERSHIP
The Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi has emphasized reconciliation with God and abandoning sin as an indispensable premise for tackling Church and societal problems. The Nunico’s admonition was contained in his good... 
29. ALL HANDS MUST BE ON DECK TO MAKE POLITICS A NOBLE VOCATION TO SERVE THE COMMON GOOD
Nigerians have been called upon to take advantage of the God-giving grace of the forth coming 2019 General Elections to radically change things round and recover the genuine sense of politics as a noble vocation to serve the common good. This admoniti... 
30. NEW CBCN PRESIDENT EMPHASZES IMPORTANCE OF COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY
The success and strength of the Catholic Church in Nigeria, depends largely on the collective responsibility and one voice decision on crucial maters that affect the life of the Church. This declaration was made by the Catholic Bishop of Benin City Arc... 

 



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