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1. BISHOP BAGOBIRI ADVOCATES EFFECTIVE SYNERGY AGAINST SYSTEMATIC ELIMINATION OF CHRISTIANS IN NORTHERN NIGERIA
The Catholic Bishop of Kafanchan Diocese, Most Rev. Joseph Bagobiri has called for an effective synergy by all Christian denominations in the country to counter the systematic elimination of Christianity in the Northern part of the country. Bishop Bag... 
2. REVERSAL OF INSTITUTIONALIZED INJUSTICE, PANACEA FOR LASTING PEACE IN SOUTHERN KADUNA – Bishop Bagobiri
The reversion of institutionalized injustice against the people of Southern Kaduna has been described as the effective panacea for putting an end to the persistent crises in the area. This position was posited by Bishop Joseph Bagobiri of Kafanchan Dio... 
3. ARCHBISHOP KAIGAMA COMMENDS KAFANCHAN DIOCESE URGES GOVERNMENT TO BE MORE PROACTIVE IN RESOLVING CRISIS IN NIGERIA
The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Most Rev Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, has commended the resilient spirit of the Bishop, Priests, Religious and Laity of the Catholic Diocese of Kafachan even in the midst of provocati... 
4. ARCBISHOP KAIGAMA PAYS SOLIDARITY VISIT TO KAFANCHAN DIOCESE, DONATES 20 MILLION NAIRA AND REASSURES END OF CRISIS IN SOUTHERN KADUNA
The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Most Rev Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, has paid a solidarity visit to the Bishop, Clergy, Religious and the entire Laity of the Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan. The President who was ac... 
5. “REALITY OF DEATH: LET US PLAN FOR LIFE AFTER”
The reality of death makes it compulsory for us to always think and plan for life in the life after, instead of concentrating on the mundane things of this world, the Executive Secretary of Catholic Caritas foundation of Nigeria (CCFN), Rev. Fr. Evaris... 
6. DEDICATION TO WORK AN INDELIBLE LEGACY – CSN Secretary General
Dedication and commitment to work have been described as a legacy and virtues that help any person to leave indelible marks on the sands of time, particularly in places where one has worked.  This assertion was made by the Secretary General of th... 
7. NEED FOR MORE INTERRACTIVE DIALOGUE ON GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS ADVOCATED
There has been a consensus on the need for continuous dialogue and consultation among all stakeholders on the potentialities and benefits of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs); with the primary objective of ensuring the common good of majority of Ni... 
8. MORAL IMPLICATIONS PARAMOUNT IN THE ISSUE OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS
The Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. Fr. Ralph Madu has reemphasized that moral implication remains a central concern on the issue of Genetically Modified Organisms; and therefore called for caution on the outright a... 
9. GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS; CARDINAL ONAIYEKAN ADVOCATES DIALOGUE FOR COMMON GOOD
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has called for continuous proactive dialogue on the issue of Genetically Modified Organisms to ensure a beneficial outcome for the common good of all Nigerians.  The cardinal ... 
10. CATHOLIC MEDIA PRACTITIONERS URGED TO BRACE UP FOR CHALLENGES OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Catholic media professionals and practitioners have been called upon to brace up for the challenges of the social media and counter false publications about the Church through this modern day medium of communication. The call was made by the Catholic ... 
11. CHRISTIANS URGED TO ESCHEW COMPLACENCY AND PREACH THE GOOD NEWS OF CHRIST
Christians throughout Nigeria, especially Catholic faithful, have been called upon to shed their toga of complacency and use all they have to reach-out with the Good News of Christ without counting the costs; even in the face of persecution. The call ... 
12. AUTHENTIC LOVE IS A DAILY ACTION NOT AN ANNUAL EVENT – Bishop Abegunrin
Archbishop Gabriel Abegunrin of Ibadan Archdiocese has described Corporal Works of Mercy as the greatest of love and virtues adding that this should be imbibed and practiced by all Christians on daily basis. According to him, authentic love, as ordaine... 
13. GOVERNMENT URGED TO BE MORE PROACTIVE IN ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES FACING NIGERIA
Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have called on the Federal Government to be more proactive in addressing the challenges of the country to alleviate the sufferings of Nigerians, instead of continuous blame of the former administration for the ... 
14. 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... 
15. 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... 
16. 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... 
17. 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... 
18. 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... 
19. 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... 
20. 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 ... 
21. 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... 
22. 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... 
23. 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  ... 
24. 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... 
25. 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... 
26. 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 ... 
27. 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... 
28. 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... 
29. 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... 
30. 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... 

 



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