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1. NICON INSURANCE LIMITED AND CSN IN A HISTORIC MEETING TO PROMOTE EDUCATION IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nicon Insurance limited, Boyade Samuel has paid a courtesy visit to the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Abuja. Mr. Samuel who came along with his executive officers were received by the Secretary G... 
2. CATHOLIC CHURCH WILL SUPPORT OUR POLITICAL LEADERS BUT... - KAIGAMA
The Catholic Church will continue to pledge her collaboration with our political leaders for the overall improvement of the lives of ordinary Nigerians, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama has stated.   The Archbishop made this remark in his good w... 
3. Bishop Okeke commended for his Generosity
Bishop Hilary Okeke of the Catholic diocese of Nnewi has been described as a dynamic and committed religious leader who has generously used his gifts and talents for the growth of the Nigerian Church and humanity in general. This commendation was made... 
4. POPE FRANCIS STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF INTEGRAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE HUMAN PERSON
 The Holy Father, Pope Francis had reiterated the importance of the integral development of the human person, the preservation of the environment, fight against injustice and the need for adequate policies to protect the interests of migrants. The... 
5. POPE FRANCIS WARNS AGAINST GOSSIPING
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has warned against gossips among Catholic faithful pointing out that such act is detrimental to progress, love and harmony amongst the people of God in any Parish. Pope Francis gave the warning in his homily at the celebr... 
6. CSN WORKERS URGED TO EMBRACE COLLABORATIVE MINISTRY
Workers of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN) and other agencies of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) have been admonished to embrace collaborative ministry in the discharge of their various duties to facilitate the evange... 
7. CBCN WORKERS URGED TO COLLABORATE TO ENHANCE THE EVANGELIZATION APOSTOLATE OF THE CHURCH
Workers of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN) and other agencies of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) have been called upon to embrace collaborative ministry in the discharge of their various duties to enhance the evangelization ... 
8. ESTABLISHMENT OF RANCHES WILL END CLASHESBETWEEN FARMERS AND PASTORLAISTS IN THE COUNTRY
The incessant clashes between farmers and pastoralists is a clear indication that the old fashioned way of raising livestock through the so-called livestock routes and grazing reserves is outdated and unsustainable, hence the urgent need for the establ... 
9. ABSENCE OF SENSE OF MISSION, A GREAT CHALLENGE TO CHURCH IN NIGERIA - Archbishop Ndagoso
The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province,  Most Rev Mathew Man’Oso Ndagoso has identified lack of proper sense of mission, lack of serious missionary commitment and missionary creativity among priests and religious as the gr... 
10. PHILIP DAVOU DUNG ASSUMES OFFICE AS THE SECOND BISHOP OF SHENDAM
Most Reverend Philip Davou Dung has been ordained and installed as the Second Catholic Bishop of the Catholic diocese of Shendam. His Episcopal ordination and installation ceremony took place at the Centenary Ground of Shendam  Diocese  ... 
11. BISHOP BADEJO REITERATES IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH
Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Oyo Diocese has reiterated the importance of family in the life of the Church and the existence of humanity stressing that there is need for a more proactive action on the part of the Church for the protection of the... 
12. CHRISTIANS URGED TO EMBRACE THE MISSIONARY MANDATE OF CHRISTMAS
The celebration of the birth of Christ has been described as a missionary mandate on the part of Christian faithful to continue his redemptive mission by extending the love and mercy of God to neighbours, especially the poor and the needy.   &nb... 
13. LET US GIVE WITNESS TO PEACE AND SOLIDARITY, POPE FRANCIS EXTOLS
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has called on all people of the world to embrace peace and radiate love in solidarity to free humanity from the bondage of sufferings and pains, especially in war torn areas of the globe.   In his this year’s ... 
14. Archbishop Martins Calls for Love, True Brotherliness At Christmas
The Metropolitan Archbishop of Lagos, His Grace, Most Rev Dr. Alfred Adewale Martins has called on Christians and indeed all Nigerians to endeavour to extend the hands of love and truebrotherliness to their neighbours during this yuletide season.Archbi... 
15. Why we must say joy to the world even though things are tough---Bishop Onah
The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka diocese, Most Rev Godfrey Onah has given reasons why Christians and Nigerians must continue to be joyful at Christmas even though things may appear to be rough. In his Christmas message titled “JOY TO THE WORLD, THO... 
16. BE A SIGN OF HOPE TO OTHERS, CSN WORKERS TOLD, AS 2016 WORK YEAR ENDS
The Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria has ended the year in a grand style with a call to its workers to be sign of hope to those they will meet this Christmas.  In his message at the Mini Christmas Carole of three lessons held at the CSN Chaplaincy... 
17. Kaigama Congratulates Archbishop Job at Golden Jubilee of Priestly Ordination
The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Most Rev Ignatius Ayau Kaigama has written to congratulate Archbishop Felix Alaba Adeosin Job, the Emeritus Archbishop of Ibadan, as the latter marks the Golden Jubilee of his P... 
18. Christmas Mood is a mood of God being with us---Onaiyekan
The mood of Christmas, an essential part of Christian faith, is a mood of God being with us.  John Cardinal Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja has declared recently in his 2016 Christmas Message to NTA, VON and Radio Nigeria Carol of Nine Readings, he... 
19. ENOUGH OF THE KILLINGS IN SOURTHERN KADUNA, KAFANCHAN DIOCESE CRIES OUT
The Catholic diocese of kanfanchan has issued a Press Statement to condemn in strong terms the spate of attacks and killings by Fulani Herdsmen on several towns and villages in the Southern Part of Kaduna State, where the Catholic Diocese of Kanfanchan... 
20. CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES (CRS) GETS NEW CHAIRMAN
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has appointed Most Rev. Gregory John Mansour, the Bishop of Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the Internation... 
21. WOMEN VULNERABILITY A CREATION OF MALE CHUAVINISM – University Don
A University Don, Professor Adenike Emeke has described the “susceptible vulnerability of women in any facet of life as a figment of imagination of male chauvinism occasioned by the vicious domineering posture of the men” in the society and... 
22. CHURCH YOUTH MINISTRATION, A PRAGMATIC RESPONSE TO THEIR NEEDS
Youth ministration by the Church has been described as a pragmatic response to their needs with the intent of empowering them to use and share their gifts and talents.Making this assertion in his presentation titled Youth Ministry at an Orientation Sem... 
23. CHAPLAINS VITAL TO SPIRITUAL FORMATION OF CATHOLIC YOUTH CORPERS – Re. Fr. Zacharia Samjumi
The Deputy Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. Fr. Zacharia Samjumi has reiterated the importance of Chaplains in the spiritual formation of the lay faithful and the evangelization mission of the Church.Fr Samjumi, who ... 
24. REMAIN UNDAUNTED IN THE FACE OF PERSECUTION, BISHOP TELLS CHRISTIANS
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah has called on Christians to remain steadfast in the face of persecution saying: “it is all about how we witness to our faith in the midst of adversity, persecution and challeng... 
25. CATHOLICS URGED TO RETRACE THEIR STEPS FROM SIN AND RETURN TO GOD
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has called on Catholic faithful to use the season of Advent to retrace their steps from sin and respond positively to beckon of God to come to Him. The Holy Father made the call in his homily in his Angelus address at this... 
26. ETHNIC COLOURATION, CHALLENGE FOR SUCCESSFUL INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE – Bishop Anselm Umoren
Ethnic colouration of Religion has been described as a major challenge to the principles and teachings of the Catholic Church on interreligious dialogue and ecumenism. This assertion was made by the Auxiliary Bishop of Abuja Archdiocese, Most Rev. Anse... 
27. DRUG ADDICTION IS EVIL, SAYS POPE FRANCIS
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has described drug addiction as an evil which deprives its victims of their freedom and make them to “become slaves of a dependence”. He however added that this does not affect their dignity as people and child... 
28. POPE FRANCIS OUTLINES FACTORS THAT MAKE CHRISTIAN FAITH UNIQUE
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has outlined the essential factors that make the Christian Faith unique, describing it as a journey of encounter with the Lord Jesus Christ. These qualities include: vigilance in prayer, diligence in charity and being exul... 
29. LATE PROFESSOR NZEMEKE TO BE BURRIED NEXT MONTH
The remains of late Very Rev Fr. Professor Alexander Nzemeke, the oldest priest of the Catholic Diocese of Isele-Uku who died recently at the in the aged 82, will be buried in Issele-Uku, after a funeral Mass at the St Paul Cathedral, Issele-Uku on Dec... 
30. MARAKESH DECLARATION TO ENSURE GLOBAL RELIGIOUS HARMONY
The Marakesh Declaration has been described as a document aimed at ensuring peace, solidarity, understanding and respect for the religious views of non Muslims living in Islamic countries and other parts of the world.This assurance was given by the Exe... 

 



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