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As the administrative Headquarters of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, there is no doubt that, the social profile of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria is intimidating in many respects, both within and outside the country. Through the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, the Church has been able to make significant and effective input into the social, economic and political engineering of not only Nigeria both also some African countries, especially where the initiatives taken by the Church in Nigeria have been accepted as models. In effect, we have made manifest contributions towards the reform of the electoral process, the constitutional and justice sector administration. We have left indelible marks in the health sector, education, community development and general infrastructural development in the country.

           ...in the recent years

The Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, in the past recent years, has expended extensive resources in the promotion of integral human development in the country. Our most recent insertion in the legislative and budgetary processes in the country, at the National level, is a clear testimony of our capacity to participate and contribute adequately and appropriately to the re-engineering of our country in view of effective service of the common good.

Recently, the bishops of Nigeria took a step forward to establish a project driven Agency called the Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN) with the goal of ensuring due process, transparency, and stewardship in our Social Service delivery within and outside Nigeria.The watch word in the Agency is professionalism where discipline, order, creativity will configure and transform our social and human development to ensure well-being, justice, peace and harmony of the kingdom of God.

The Social Teachings of the Church have been our building blocks and pillar for these endeavours. These efforts are expressions of our determination to sustain the project of re-integrating our country, Africa and the rest of the world into the economy of the kingdom of God. The Social Teaching of the Church could provide impetus and sustenance for these efforts.

 

 
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GOOD PARENTS ARE MADE, NOT BORN -BISHOP BADEJO
The Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, Most Rev. Emmanuel Forming Parents Adetoyese Badejo has declared that good parents are made and not born.   Bishop Badejo's declaration was contained in a message titled, 'Like Joseph and Mary: As the Year o...
 
POPE FRANCIS APPOINTS NEW BISHOP FOR NNEWI DIOCESE
By Josef Ishu   The Holy Father, Pope Francis has appointed Most. Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye as new bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nnewi in Anambra State.   Before his appointment, Bishop Okoye was the Auxiliary Bishop of Akwa Diocese. ...
 
BISHOP BADEJO LAUDS USA-BASED NGO OVER DONATION OF SCAN MACHINE TO OUR LADY CATHOLIC HOSPITAL
The Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, Most. Rev. Emmanuel Badejo has applauded the Population Research Institute (PRI), a Non-Profit Organization with its headquarters in the USA, for donating a state of the art ultrasound scan machine to Our Lady Cath...
 
ABUJA ARCHDIOCESE @40: ARCHBISHOP KAIGAMA PROMISES MORE POSITIVE PASTORAL, SPIRITUAL IMPACT
By Josef Ishu   The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama has promised to intensify services for more positive pastoral and spiritual impact in the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja.   Archbishop Kaigama made the promise ...
 
 
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Abducted Seminarians regain freedom, as gunmen kidnap Abia Catholic Priest
Barely 48 hours after theology four seminarians of the Seminary at Christ the King Major Seminary, Fayit Fadan Kagoma in Jema'a Local Government Area, Kaduna State, were kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be bandits, the trio were released by their abd...
 
Abducted Seminarians regain freedom, as gunmen kidnap Abia Catholic Priest
Barely 48 hours after theology four seminarians of the Seminary at Christ the King Major Seminary, Fayit Fadan Kagoma in Jema'a Local Government Area, Kaduna State, were kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be bandits, the trio were released by their abd...
 

 

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