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1. WE MAKE OUR CHOICES, AND OUR CHOICES MAKE US -Very Rev. Father Anthony Akinwale, OP
We make our choices, and our choices make us.   As part of the recent celebration of the birth of Christ for the year 2020, and in the midst of our celebration, we turn our attention to the Holy Family of Nazareth, the family of Mary and Jose... 
2. ‘KIDNAPPING SCARING AWAY VISITORS, INVESTORS TO NIGERIA’
Continuous kidnapping in Nigeria has been described as a shameful and disgusting act which is giving the country a bad name and scaring away visitors and investors This was the concern of the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, w... 
3. RESTORE HUMAN DIGNITY TO EARN INTEGRITY, CSN SECRETARY GENERAL TELLS STAFF
Secretary-General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Very Rev. Fr. Zacharia Samjumi has challenged the Staff of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) to key into the mission of the Conference, which is the restoration of h... 
4. CSN STAFF TASKED ON TEAM WORK, URGED TO PRAY, BE GENEROUS
Staff of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN) have been urged to work as a team in order to achieve the mission of Jesus Christ, which is centred on proclaiming the gospel to the ends of the earth, even as they were urged to live the life of praye... 
5. “LISTEN TO THE PROMPTING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT AS YOU WORK FOR THE CHURCH”
Workers of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), have been admonished to listen to the prompting of the Holy Spirit, in order to serve the Church and humanity better; in the context of the mission of Christ on earth. This advice wa... 
6. GOVERNMENT URGED TO TAKE OBJECTIVE CRITICISM IN GOOD FAITH
Government at all levels in the country have been advised to take constructive criticisms from well-meaning Nigerians in good faith; using same as catalyst for better service delivery to the people in identified areas of lapses, and make life worth liv... 
7. ARCHBISHOP JATAU WAS FRONTLINE CATHOLIC CHURCH LEADER, POLITICAL LIBERATOR IN NORTHERN NIGERIA – Cardinal Onaiyekan
The late Archbishop Emeritus of Kaduna, Most Rev. Dr. Peter Yariyok Jatau has been described as not only a frontline Catholic Church leader, but also a political liberator, who was a true and prominent member of his Baggiu nation of Southern Kaduna. T... 
8. MEDIA PRACTITIONERS URGED TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA, RELIGION TO PROMOTE PEACE, JUSTICE
 Religion and the media have been described as veritable tools for fostering peace and justice; therefore, Christian and Muslim media practitioners in Nigeria have been advised to use the two for the common good of humanity. The advice was given ... 
9. ADVENT SEASON: DO MORE CHARITY; AVOID GOSSIPING, FALSE RUMOURS, CATHOLICS URGED
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama has called on the faithful to do more charity in this season of Advent and avoid gossiping and spread of false rumours; even as he warned against spreading fake news in the social media and te... 
10. ARCHBISHOP KAIGAMA CALLS FOR HALT TO EXPLOITATION OF NIGERIANS BY PEOPLE IN POWER
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Ayau Kaigama Bishops has attributed the protest march by youths in different parts of the country to the absence of justice and equity and the exploitation of majority of Nigerians by the few people ... 
11. ARCHBISHOP MARTINS CAUTIONS ON THE NEED TO PREVENT THE COUNTRY FROM SLIDING INTO ANARCHY
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins has called for the collaboration of all stakeholder groups in the country, to prevent Nigeria from sliding into anarchy; as an aftermath of the peaceful demonstration of youths in the c... 
12. SARS PROBLEM, JUST A TIP OF THE ICEBERG OF NIGERIA’S VICES – Bishop Badejo
The scrapping of the SARS unit of the Nigeria Police Force by the Federal Government, in response to the #ENDSARS protests of the youths of the country has been described as mere scraping of the vices that have become cankerworms in the country’s... 
13. #EndSARS: GOVERNMENT MUST LISTEN TO YOUTHS OF NIGERIA! - Fr Mike Umoh
(A statement by the Directorate of Social Communications of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria over the ENDSARS campaign) The current agitation by Nigerian youths for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is as a result of the deep... 
14. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT URGED TO UPHOLD THE DIGNITY OF THE HUMAN PERSON
The Federal Government has been called upon to sustain the dignity of the human person in the country, by responding to the needs of the people and proactively address the socio-economic anomalies and other vices plaguing the country. The call was made... 
15. CONFERENCE OF MAJOR SUPERIORS URGE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO ENSURE JUSTICE FOR THE YOUTHS OF THE COUNTRY
An appeal has been made to the Federal Government to respond positively to the cry for justice by the youths of the country, who expressed their grievance through peaceful #EndSARS protests in different parts of the country. The call was made by Confer... 
16. CBCN URGES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO RESTORE THE DIGNITY OF THE NATION
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), has called on the Federal Government to restore the dignity of the Nigerian nation and the people, by proactively addressing the socio-economic challenges that resulted in the recent protests by the co... 
17. INSIPID CHRISTIANITY AND CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA
“You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned? It is no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot” (Matthew 5:13). These words of Jesus came immediately after Jesus had ... 
18. ENCOUNTERING CHRIST IS BEYOND READING THE BIBLE
Encountering Jesus goes beyond reading the Bible on daily basis but reflecting and meditating on the Word of God, so that God can talk to us and teach us how to order our days and live in the light of His word; the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Re... 
19. WITNESSING TO CHRIST BY PRIESTS NOT LIMITED TO PREACHING THE WORD OF GOD
Witnessing to Christ by the anointed is more than preaching the Word of God and celebrating the Sacrament, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Ayau Kaigama has declared. The Archbishop made the assertion in his homily at the ordination... 
20. NEW CAMA LAW, AN ILLWIND THAT COULD DISRUPT THE COUNTRY’S FRAGILE PEACE
The passage of the Corporate Affairs Commission, 2020 Companies and Allied Matters Bill, CAMA, recently assented into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, has been described as an ill-wind that will blow no good to the country; and the Federal Government... 
21. PRESS RELEASE -THE SOLUTION IS HERE
The Chairman of the Board, Directors, and the Management of Salus Trust Limited, ….the HMO with a difference.., has unveiled an End to End HMO Software Solution that is deployed to satisfactorily address the perennial problems faced by the healt... 
22. PRIESTS URGED TO REMAIN STEADFAST IN THEIR VOCATION IN SPITE OF CHALLENGES
Priests of the Catholic Church have been admonished to remain steadfast in their vocation, amidst the various challenges of life; and “never allow past failures to discourage them from striving for holiness”. The call was made by the P... 
23. THE EUCHARIST AS AN INVALUABLE MEMORIAL THAT CONNECTS HUMANITY TO GOD
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has described the Eucharist as an invaluable memorial that connects humanity with God and transcends above all other gifts of life, ever bequeathed to humanity. The Pope made this affirmation in his homily at the c... 
24. THE EUCHARIST, GREATEST TREASURE BEQUEATHED TO THE CHURCH BY CHRIST
The Eucharist has been described as the greatest treasure bequeathed by Christ to the Church and has made her to be One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic, for more than 2,000 years. This assertion was made by the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most ... 
25. SOLEMNITY OF THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST; A MANIFESTAION OF OUR COMMUNION WITH GOD AND OUR NEIGHBOURS
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins has described the celebration of the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Jesus as the manifestation of our communion with God and our neighbours.  The Archbishop made this a... 
26. THE EUCHARIST, GREATEST TREASURE BEQUEATHED TO THE CHURCH BY CHRIST
The Eucharist has been described as the greatest treasure bequeathed by Christ to the Church and has made her to be One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic, for more than 2,000 years. This assertion was made by the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most ... 
27. THE EUCHARIST AS AN INVALUABLE MEMORIAL THAT CONNECTS HUMANITY TO GOD
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has described the Eucharist as an invaluable memorial that connects humanity with God and transcends above all other gifts of life, ever bequeathed to humanity. The Pope made this affirmation in his homily at the c... 
28. “LABELS AS INSTRUMENTS OF WAR”: A POST-COVID-19 CONSIDERATION!
  It is a given that “misery unites people.” This dictum illustrates the fact when people are in difficulty, they could easily unite to lick their wounds. The current Covid-19 pandemic has literally forged the bonds of unity among p... 
29. “THE TITANIC SUNK WHILE GOD WAS “WATCHING”
The question of evil has remained with humans, right from time immemorial. A classic example of the question of evil and the suffering of the innocent can be found in the book of Job. “Man born of woman is short-lived and full of trouble”... 
30. COMMUNICATION DESCRIBED AS A VITAL VEIN FOR HUMAN LIVING
Communications has been described as the vein for human living and a very vital necessity for the sustenance of an invaluable society for the common good of humanity. This assertion was made by the Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nig... 

 



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