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1. BISHOP AJANG INAUGURATES NEW NATIONAL EXECUTIVE OF LAITY
By Josef Ishu   The Catholic Bishop of Lafia Diocese, Most Rev. David Ajang on Sunday, December 12, 2021 inaugurated a 10-man National Executive Committee of the Catholic Laity Council of Nigeria (CLCN).   The inauguration ceremony took p... 
2. POPE APPOINTS BISHOP BADEJO INTO VATICAN COMMUNICATIONSDICASTERY
By Josef Ishu   The Holy Father, Pope Francis has appointed the Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, Most Rev. Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo as a member of the Vatican's Dicastery for Communications.   According to a Press Release by the Director ... 
3. 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 of ... 
4. 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. &... 
5. 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 Cathol... 
6. 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 on... 
7. DISTRUST, SUSPICION:CATHOLIC PRIESTS IN NIGERIA CALL FOR REORIENTATION OF CITIZENS
   By Josef Ishu   In the wake of so much distrust, suspicion and rejection in Nigeria today, the Catholic priests in the country have canvassed for reorientation of the citizens.   The clergymen, under the auspices of the Nige... 
8. CBCN TO MEET LAY FAITHFUL OVER INDISCRIMINATE FUNDRAISING IN CHURCH
 By Josef Ishu   Worried over indiscriminate fundraising in the Church, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria's (CBCN) Bishop Chairman for Laity, Most Rev. John Niyiring has summoned the meeting of all presidents and secretaries of La... 
9. CARITAS NIGERIA IS BIGGEST FAITH-BASED NGO IN NIGERIA –ARCHBISHOP NDAGOSO
By Josef Ishu The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna Archdiocese, Most Rev. Matthew Man’Oso Ndagoso has described the Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN), also known as Caritas Nigeria as the biggest home-made faith-based nongovernmental or... 
10. CARITAS NIGERIA IS BIGGEST FAITH-BASED NGO IN NIGERIA –ARCHBISHOP NDAGOSO
By Josef Ishu The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna Archdiocese, Most Rev. Matthew Man’Oso Ndagoso has described the Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN), also known as Caritas Nigeria as the biggest home-made faith-based nongovernmental or... 
11. CARITAS NIGERIA IS BIGGEST FAITH-BASED NGO IN NIGERIA –ARCHBISHOP NDAGOSO
By Josef Ishu The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna Archdiocese, Most Rev. Matthew Man’Oso Ndagoso has described the Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN), also known as Caritas Nigeria as the biggest home-made faith-based nongovernmental or... 
12. WE’RE PROUD THAT CARITAS NIGERIA IS TOUCHING LIVES –ARCHBISHOP AKUBEZE
By Josef Ishu The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Most Rev. Augustine Obiora Akubeze has expressed satisfaction in the charity work the Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN) is doing in the last ten years... 
13. CARITAS NIGERIA CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY OCT 22
By Josef Ishu The Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN), also known as Caritas Nigeria, is set to celebrate its 10 years of existence on Friday, October 22, 2021 at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Durumi Abuja. The events for the c... 
14. CHRISTIANS MUST UNITE AND HEAL NIGERIA –BISHOP KUKAH
By Josef Ishu The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah had on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 challenged Christians in Nigeria urging them to take “seriously” the task of bringing unity and healing to the country. B... 
15. ARCHBISHOP KAIGAMA LAUDS SENATE’S DECISION ON ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF ELECTION RESULTS
By Josef Ishu The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Ayau Kaigama has commended the Nigerian Senate over decision to support electronic transmission of election results in future elections in the country. Archbishop Kaigama gave the com... 
16. ARCHBISHOP KAIGAMA LAUDS SENATE’S DECISION ON ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF ELECTION RESULTS
By Josef Ishu The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Ayau Kaigama has commended the Nigerian Senate over decision to support electronic transmission of election results in future elections in the country. Archbishop Kaigama gave the com... 
17. WHY CBCN INSISTS ON ONE TERM OF 4 YEARS FOR LAY APOSTOLATE –ARCHBISHOP AKUBEZE
The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, Archbishop Augustine Obiorah Akubeze on Friday, October 15, 2021, disclosed that the Conference insisted on a four-year single term leadership for Catholic lay organizations in order t... 
18. SEMINARY ATTACK IN KADUNA: 3 STUDENTS ABDUCTED, 6 INJURED
By Josef Ishu Three seminarians have been kidnapped and six others injured when gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked Christ the King Major Seminary domiciled within the St. Albert the Great Institute of Philosophy situated at Fayit community, Kagom... 
19. 7 MONTHS AFTER, POLICE ARREST ABDUCTORS OF FR. ANTHONY DAWAH
Barely seven months after a priest of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, Rev. Father Anthony Dawah was kidnapped, the Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested two suspects in connection with the abduction. The Force Public R... 
20. GUNMEN ATTACK, KIDNAP SCORES AT CATHOLIC SEMINARY IN KADUNA
Gunmen suspected to be bandits have reportedly attacked St. Albert the Great Institute of Philosophy/Christ the King Major Seminary situated at Fayit community, Kagoma Chiefdom in the Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The attack, acc... 
21. ABUJA ARCHDIOCESE RELEASES PROGRAMME FOR 40TH ANNIVERSARY
Programme of activities for the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja has been released by the Planning Committee. According to the circular dated October 9, 2021 and signed by the Chairman and Secret... 
22. USE YOUR TALENTS TO BEAR WITNESS FOR CHRIST
Use your talents to bear witness for Christ, Bishop Onaga tells Catholic Entertainers The Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Most Rev. Callistus Onaga on Friday, October 9, 2021 charged Members of the Catholic Artistes and Entertainers Association of N... 
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24. INDEPENDENCE: WE CAN MAKE NIGERIA GREAT AGAIN –ARCHBISHOP MARTINS
As Nigeria marks its 61st independent anniversary on Friday, October 1, 2021 amidst so much insecurity and other areas of anxiety, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins has assured Nigerians that a bright future still lies ... 
25. PLEASE STOP THE KILLINGS IN NIGERIA, POPE FRANCIS APPEALS
Padre Mike Nsikak Umoh, CSN   The Holy Father, Pope Francis, sends his words of comfort and consolation to all Nigerians in general, and particularly, to the victims of the recent attacks in Madamai Abun village in Kaura Local Government of the ... 
26. ARCHBISHOP KAIGAMA DECLARES YOUTHS, CLERICS, HEROES OF PASTORAL EFFORTS IN ABUJA
By Josef Ishu The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, on Friday, September 24, 2021 declared members of the Catholic Youths of the Archdiocese and all those Priests in charge of pastoral areas as super heroes of the Archdioc... 
27. ARCHBISHOP KAIGAMA DECLARES YOUTHS, CLERICS, HEROES OF PASTORAL EFFORTS IN ABUJA
By Josef Ishu The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, on Friday, September 24, 2021 declared members of the Catholic Youths of the Archdiocese and all those Priests in charge of pastoral areas as super heroes of the Archdioc... 
28. BE MINISTERS AND NOT ENTERTAINERS, ARCHBISHOP AUDU CHARGES CATHOLIC CHORISTERS
By Emmanuel Eko (CSN, Abuja) The Archbishop of Jos Archdiocese, His Grace, Most Rev. Matthew Audu, has charged Catholic Choristers to be more professional in their choice of songs during liturgical celebrations. His Grace gave this charge in his homi... 
29. USE THE PULPIT TO LEAD PEOPLE TO CHRIST –BISHOP ONAH TELLS PRIESTS
The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah has urged priests to use the pulpit to lead the people to Jesus Christ rather than settle scores with others. Bishop Onah stated this on Thursday, September 16, 2012 during his daily reflection, wa... 
30. CBCN COMMUNIQUÉ: CATHOLIC POLITICIANS, BUSINESS LEADERS IN NIGERIA VOICE SUPPORT, PROMISE TO ENSURE FULL IMPLEMENTATION
By Josef Ishu The Catholic politicians and business leaders in Nigeria on Friday, September 17, 2021 threw their weight behind the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) over the worrisome state of the nation, Nigeria. The CBCN, in its ... 

 



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