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1. INVOCATION OF THE HOLY SPIRIT FOR DESTRUCTION, A NEGATIVE EXTREMISM
The perception of the invocation of the Holy Spirit for the destruction of enemies is an extremity that is not in consonance with the teaching and position of the Church; the deputy Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. F... 
2. CHRISTIANS URGED TO REMAIN STEADFAST AND DEFEND THEIR FAITH
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has called on Christians in the country to remain steadfast and stand up for their faith, even in the midst of challenges and tribulations. He made the admonition in his homily at the celebratio... 
3. INVALUABLE POWERS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT OUTLINED
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has outlined the invaluable power of the Holy Spirit in the life of man and the Church; noting that according to the Bible, “the Holy Spirit brings real power to change individuals and the Church”. He made the ... 
4. POPE FRANCIS WARNS AGAINST WORLDLY THINGS THAT COULD PREVENT ACCEPTANCE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has called on the faithful to be wary of the influences of the good things of the world so that they will not be tired of welcoming the Holy Spirit. The Pope made this remark in his homily during the celebration of the sol... 
5. RESPECT FOR HUMAN LIFE DESCRIBED AS PANACEA FOR PEACE IN NIGERIA
Respect for human life has been discribed as the solution for stability and peace in Nigeria. This assertion was made by Rev. Fr. Bulus Karis Lukas, the Vicar General, Administration; for the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna; during the solemn rally and ... 
6. CHURCH LEADERS URGE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO BE MORE RESPONSIVE IN PROTECTING LIVES OF CITIZENS
Leaders of Christian Churches in the country have called on the Federal Government to wake up, and be more proactive and responsive to using all the available apparatus at the disposal of the administration to protect the lives of innocent citizens fro... 
7. DO NOT SUCCUMB TO THREATS OF MARAUDING FULANI HERDSMEN, CHRISTIANS TOLD
Christians throughout Nigeria have been called upon not to allow the present atrocities of marauding Fulani herdsmen to dampen their spirit and faith in God, but rather remain steadfast in their faith in God and pray devoutly, because God is greater th... 
8. PRESENT ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL SITUATION OF THE COUNTRY PORTEND DANGER - Bishop Etokudoh
Bishop Camullus Etokudoh of Port Harcourt Diocese has expressed concern that present economic and political problems can tear the country apart if care is not taken, while her moral and religious fabrics are at the lowest ebb. The bishop made this obs... 
9. NIGERIANS LIVE IN PALPABLE FEAR, BECAUSE OF HERDSMEN’S NEFARIOUS ACTIVITIES
Nigerians are living in palpable fear as a result of the activities of the Fulani herdsmen, religious fundamentalists and other groups who have constituted themselves to threat to peace and tranquility in the country. President Muhammadu Buhari has the... 
10. KILLING IN GOD’S HOUSE IS SACRILEGIOUS – CBCN President
The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Most Rev. Augustine Obiora Akubeze has described the killing of God’s children in God’s house when praying to God as one of the most sacrilegious acts any human bein... 
11. KILLING IN PLACES OF WORSHIP IS AN AFFRONT AGAINST GOD – Cardinal Onaiyekan
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has described killing people in the places of worship, be it Churches or Mosques as an affront against God; noting: “after all that has happened, we have every right to be angry at the per... 
12. MEDIA PRACTITIONERS URGED TO BE POSITIVE AGENTS OF MOBILIZATION
The Catholic Bishop of Ilorin Diocese, Most Rev. Ayo Maria Atoyebi has described truth as a vital ingredient for communication to make it beneficial for the common good of humanity. This assertion was the kernel of the message of the bishop to media pr... 
13. FAKE NEWS, FAKE PRODUCTS DETRIMENTAL TO SUSTIANABLE LIFE
The negative and dangerous impact of fake news and fake products in the different facets of life cannot be controverted; and they have caused damages to life and relationships in communities, societies and countries in different parts of the world. Thu... 
14. SPREADING THE GOOD NEWS OF CHRIST, RESPONSIBILITY OF ALL CHRISTIANS -Bishop Dachelem
The communication apostolate of the Church is not for Catholic professionals alone but all the faithful, the Catholic Bishop of Bauchi, Most Rev. Hilary Dachelem CMF, has asserted. The Bishop made this remark while addressing the faithful of Archangel ... 
15. NIGERIAN JOURNALISTS URGED TO PROTECT THE SOCIETY FROM MENACE OF SOCIAL MEDIA
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins has identified the social media as a major source of fake news dissemination and called on Nigerian journalists to do all within their professional ability to protect the integrity of t... 
16. WITNESS TO SANCTITY OF LIFE ON MAY 22, CATHOLICS TOLD
Catholics throughout the country have been called upon to witness to the sanctity of life by actively participating in the May 22, Rosary/Prayer procession protest march in all the Archdioceses and dioceses of the country, as directed by the Catholic B... 
17. FUNERAL MASS PROVIDES OPPORTUNITY FOR RENEWAL OF FAITH IN CHRIST
Funeral rites for the dead provide an opportunity for the renewal of our faith in Jesus Christ and remind us of the need to be closer to God and seek his mercy and compassion. This was the kernel of the homily of Rev. Fr. Julius Bonart, while preaching... 
18. FOLLOWING CHRIST IN FAITH IS NOT NEGOTIABLE, Say Pope Francis
Following Christ with total submission in faith is not negotiable, hence Christians must cut off from sin and the devil, the Holy Father Pope Francis has declared. The Pope made this assertion during one of his recent Wednesday Catechesis on the Sacram... 
19. GOD/’S LOVE CANNOT BE MEASURED BY MATERIALISM OR LIFE CHALLENGES
The love of God for humanity is a divine affection that has no preference for any human person, cannot be quantified in material blessings or determined by the challenges experienced in life; the Director of Social Communications, Catholic Secretariat ... 
20. POPE FRANCIS PREACHES LOVE AND SPEAKS ON IMPORTANCE OF MASS
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has described the love of Christ for humanity as one of attitudes and actions from the heart and not premised on sentiments. The Pope made this remark recently at the Vatican, while commenting on the Gospel reading of the ... 
21. POPE FRANCIS OUTLINES SEVEN WAYS TO SUCCESSFULLY FIGHT THE DEVIL
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has outlined seven ways Christians can use to defeat and counter the evil machinations of the devil, pointing out that “When we let down our guard, the devil takes advantage of it and destroys our lives The Holy Fath... 
22. SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT NECESSARY FOR CHOICE OF VOCATION – Pope Francis
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has described spiritual discernment as a major factor for the choice of vocation embraced by anybody in life. The other two major factors ar: listening to God communicating within us and living with the Lord. These factors... 
23. NEW IDEOLOGIES, TERRORISM MITIGATING AGAINST FAMILY INSTITUTION
Most. Rev. Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo, the Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, has identified new ideologies and terrorism as some of the forces mitigating against the family which is the bastion of human ecology.  The bishop made this observation in ... 
24. ROLE OF HUMANITY PARAMOUNT TO ECOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT AND CHALLENGES – Bishop Adetoyese Badejo
The importance of the human person to the development or preservation of the earth cannot be controverted, hence discussions on environmental ecology cannot be complete without adequate consideration of the role and the contributions of the human perso... 
25. KILLING OF CATHOLIC PRIESTS, 17 OTHERS BY HERDSMEN, AN INDICATION OF FAILURE OF THE NATION SECURITY SYSTEM
The inability of government to provide adequate security for the life and property of innocent and law-abiding Nigerians is an indication of indirect culpability in the rampaging activities of the Fulani herdsmen in the country. This inference was con... 
26. WHEN WILL THIS BARBARISM END?
A Statement Issued by the Catholic Bishops' Conference in the wake of the Murder of Two Priests and their Parishioners During the celebration of the Holy Mass, in Mbalom, Benue State We have received with deep shock, sorrow and utter horror, the grues... 
27. MOTHERS PARAMOUNT TO FORMATION AND COMMON GOOD OF HUMANITY
Motherhood has been described as an essential and irreplaceable factor in the formation and common good of humanity. This position was made by the deputy Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. Fr. Zacharia Samjumi, while p... 
28. CHRISTIANS URGED TO ENLIVEN THE NATION’S POLITICS WITH FAITH VALUES
Christians have been urged to participate in the country’s politics armed with their faith to shape public policy so as to be salt and light of the world in the public sphere. The call was made by the Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (... 
29. NORTHERN REGION CAMPAN ELECT NEW OFFICERS
The Northern region chapter of the Catholic Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (CAMPAN), has elected new officers to direct the affairs of the association for the next four years. The election took place at the recently concluded eight Regional... 
30. CHURCH HIERARCHY URGED TO MOBILIZE HER NUMERICAL STRENTH TO FUND COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE
The hierarchy of the Catholic Church has been admonished to adopt a collaborative synergy for mobilizing the faithful of the Church for more and effective participation in the communication apostolate of the Church in the country. The call was made by... 

 



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