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1. JESUS IS THE SOURCE OF MARY’S DIVINITY AND INTERCESSORY POWER
Bishop Michael Elue, the local ordinary of  Issele-Ukwu Diocese has described Jesus Christ as the source of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s divinity and power stressing that her maternal intercession always covers our needs even before we present ... 
2. PRESENT GLOBAL MISFORTUNES ATTRIBUTED TO GRAVITY OF SIN
The Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, Archbishop Antonio Guido Filippazzi has attributed the present global challenges facing humanity to  the gravity of sins committed against God and humanity; describing sin as the greatest evil in the life of man. H... 
3. REMAIN RESOLUTE IN FAITH TO OVERCOME CHALLENGES, Says Cardinal Onaiyekan
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has stressed the importance of faith when asking for favours from God, noting that with the re-consecration of Nigeria to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at the grand finale of the National Marian ... 
4. CATHOLICS URGED TO LEARN FROM MARY TO OBTAIN DIVINE FAVOURS
Catholic faithful have been called upon to dedicate themselves to the Blessed Virgin Mary whose intercession will impact positively on their lives with divine favours. The admonition was made by the Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, Most Rev.... 
5. CBCN PRESIDENT ADVOCATES SPIRITUAL HEALING FOR NIGERIA
The President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos has stressed the importance of spiritual healing, through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, for the Nigerian nation to get out of her pres... 
6. ARCHBISHOP KAIGAMA OUTLINES PANACEA FOR NIGERIA’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHALLENGES
The President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama has described equitable distribution of the nation’s wealth and political appointments as well as the prudent use of her resources by the political lea... 
7. MARY’S ROLE IN THE SALVATION MISSION OF CHRIST INVALUABLE – Archbishop Akubeze
The Catholic Archbishop of Benin City, Most Rev. Augustine Akubeze has described the Blessed Virgin Mary as an invaluable facilitator in the redemption mission of humanity by Christ; noting that: “True devotion to Mary leads to Christ.” The... 
8. CALL FOR CRITICAL EVALUATION OF SPIRITUAL AND PASTORAL CHALLENGES FACING THE CHURCH
A call has been made for the critical and objective evaluation of the spiritual and pastoral challenges of the true practice of the Catholic faith in order to ensure the success of the mission of the Church in the country. The call was made by Rev. Mon... 
9. COLLABORATION WITH PMS WILL FACILITATE COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE – PMS Director
The national Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies  (PMS) in the country, Rev. Fr. George Ajana has called for collaboration between the association of Diocesan/ Religious Directors of SocialCommunications in Nigeria to foster the comm... 
10. ETHICS MANUAL PARAMOUNT TO SUCCESSFUL COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE
The director of social communications at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. Fr. Chris Anyanwu has reiterated the importance of an ethics manual for the success of the communications apostolate of the Church in the country.   Fr Anya... 
11. MAKE THE CHURCH PRESENT IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA FOR POSITIVE IMPACT; CATHOLIC COMMUNICATORS TOLD
Catholic media practitioners have been called been called upon to ensure the presence of the Church in the social media for positive impact and promotion of the Gospel of truth. The call was made by the Catholic Bishop of Jebu-Ode Diocese, Most Rev. Al... 
12. BISHOP ONAH REITERATES THE NEED FOR A MORE PROACTIVE COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE FOR THE CHURCH IN NIGERIA
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria Episcopal Chairman for Social Communications and Bishop of Nsukka Diocese; Most Rev. Godfrey Onah has reiterated the need for a more proactive media for the communication apostolate of the Church in the countr... 
13. USE YOUR APOSTOLATE TO RENEW THE SPIRITUAL LIFE OF CATHOLICS; COMMUNICATION DIRECTORS TOLD
Diocesan and Religious Directors of Communication have been called upon to focus their apostolate on the spiritual renewal and true conversion of Catholic faithful in the country. The call was made by the Catholic Bishop of Ijebu-Ode Diocese, Most Rev.... 
14. The Healing of Nigeria Has Started with the Re-consecration of the Country to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
THE HEALING OF NIGERIA HAS STARTED WITH THE RE-CONSECRATION OF THE COUNTRY TO THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY By  Rev.  Fr.  Chris N Anyanwu (National Director of Social Communications, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Abuja)   ... 
15. PLEASE, STOP THE CIRCLE OF KILLINGS – AN APPEAL TO THE FULANI AND IRIGWE OF BASSA LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN PLATEAU STATE
PRESS RELEASE PLEASE, STOP THE CIRCLE OF KILLINGS – AN APPEAL TO THE FULANI AND IRIGWE OF BASSA LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN PLATEAU STATE.    BY MOST REV. IGNATIUS A. KAIGAMA. CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF JOS AND PRESIDENT, CATHOLIC BISHOP... 
16. NCDPA REITERATES ALLEGIANCE TO BISHOPS CONFERENCE
The Nigeria Catholic Diocesan Priests’ Association (NCDPA) has reiterated its allegiance and obedience to the Holy Father, Pope Francis and the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN); noting that the interactive initiative between the Conf... 
17. BISHOP WARNS ON NEGATIVE USE OF PRIESTS ASSOCIATION AS PRESSURE GROUP TO PROMOTE SELFISH INTEREST
The Catholic bishop of Umuahia, Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji has described the endorsement of formation of associations by various arms of the Body of Christ by the Church hierarchy as a vital tool for the enhancement of collaboration and unity within the C... 
18. BISHOPS URGED TO ACCOMPANY PRIESTS IN FACING SPIRITUAL AND PASTORAL CHALLENGES
The Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, His Excellency, Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi has reiterated the need for the strengthening of the spiritual paternity between the Bishops of the country and their priests in order to ensure the spiritual and pasto... 
19. CATHOLICS URGED TO HELP SANITIZE NATION’S POLITICS
Catholics with means and desire have been urged to participate actively in the country’s politics in order to save the country from further socio-economic and political crisis. The call was made by the Vicar General of the Uromi Diocese, Very Rev... 
20. DEPLOYMENT OF SOLDIERS TO SOUTH EAST, INIMICAL TO EXISTING FRAGILE PEACE
The Catholic Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji has described the Operation Python Dance II of the military in Abia State as a dangerous display of military power in a charged atmosphere an inimical to the sustenance of the pr... 
21. METHODIST/CATHOLIC DIALOGUE, A STEP TOWARDS THE TRUTH – Archbishop Ndagoso
The Archbishop of Kaduna, Most Rev.  Matthew Ndagoso has described the Methodists/Roman Catholic Church Dialogue as a step towards the truth for the realization of the call of our Lord Jesus Christ that “they all may be one”. The ... 
22. Press Release - Erection of Bomadi Diocese
The Holy Father Pope Francis has elevated the Apostolic Vicariate of Bomadi to a Diocese under the Metropolitan See of Benin City and has appointed Most Rev Hyacinth Egbebo MSP,  as the first Bishop of the Diocese. The date for the Diocesan c... 
23. Our Hope in Despair: Towards National Restoration >> A Communique issued at the end of Second Plenary Meeting of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) at St. Charles Borromeo Pastoral Centre, Jalingo, Taraba State, 7-15 September 2017
Click Here to read the Communique issued at the end of Second Plenary Meeting of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) at St. Charles Borromeo Pastoral Centre, Jalingo, Taraba State, 7-15 September 2017... 
24. CATHOLIC DOCTORS EMPHASIZE SANCTITY OF LIFE
Catholic doctors have reiterated the need for government to hold sacrosanct the right to life by all Nigerian citizens, including the unborn child. The doctors made the call in the communiqué issued at the end of the 12th Scientific Confere... 
25. BEAR FRUITS THAT WILL BRING GLORY TO GOD; BISHOP TELLS GRADUANDS
Graduands of the Institute for Formation, Idu, in Jos Ecclesiastical Province, have been called upon to bear fruits that will last long and bring glory to God by using their training to serve the Church and humanity working within the confines of the g... 
26. CONTINUOUS VIOLENCE, MANIFESTATION OF FAILED STATE
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah has described the continuous violence in the society to the manifestation of state failure; pointing out that “It is the irresponsible and corrupt leadership that prepares the ... 
27. BISHOPS REITERATE SANCTITY OF LIFE, CONDEMN INVASION OF CHURCH BY GUNMEN
Catholic Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have reemphasized the sanctity of human life noting that no person has the right to take the life of another human person, no matter the circumstance. The Bishops made this observation in their commun... 
28. OWERRI ECCLESIASTICAL PROVINCE BISHOPS URGE AHIARA FAITHFUL TO BE SUBMISSIVE TO THE HOLY FATHER
The Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Owerri have called on the priests, religious and lay faithful of Ahiara Diocese to comply with the directives of the Holy Father, Pope Francis, accept Bishop Peter Okpaleke as their local ordinary and prepa... 
29. Pope Francis Sends Condolences for Attack on Church in Nigeria
The Pope is “deeply saddened” for the victims of the “violent attack” that took place in the Catholic Church of St. Philip in Ozubulu, Anambra State, in southern Nigeria yesterday, Sunday, August 6, 2017. During morning Mass, a... 
30. Kaigama condemns attack in Catholic Church in Nnewi diocese
The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria Most Rev Ignatius Ayau Kaigama has condemned in strong terms the recent attacks on St Philip’s Catholic Church in Ozubulu in Nnewi diocese of Anambra State.  In a recen... 

 



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