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1. HOLY EUCHARIST IS THE CELEBRATION OF LOVE AND SHARING–BISHOP AJAKAYE
The Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Most Rev. Felix Femi Ajakaye has described the Holy Eucharist as a celebration of love and sharing. Bishop Ajakaye, in his homily on Sunday, June 6, to celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of ... 
2. NOBODY SHOULD RECEIVE HOLY COMMUNION IN IGNORANCE –BISHOP ADAJI WARNS
The Catholic Bishop of Idah Diocese, Most Rev. Anthony Ademu Adaji, in his emphasis on the indispensable powers of the Eucharist, has maintained that nobody should be given the Holy Communion who does not understand the Eucharist. Buttressing this poi... 
3. 40TH PRIESTLY ANNIVERSARY: EUCHARIST HAS BEEN MY SUSTAINING FORCE –ARCHBISHOP KAIGAMA
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama has disclosed that since his priestly ordination, 40 years ago, the Holy Eucharist has been his sustaining force, his soothing balm, and his source of both spiritual and physical energy and h... 
4. BISHOP DACHELEM WARMS CATHOLICS AGAINDT FAKE PASTORS AND MINISTERS
The Catholic Bishop of Bauchi Diocese, Most Rev. Hilary Nanman Dachelem has warned Catholic faithful to stop running after what he described as fake pastors and ministers, who are meant to distract the children of God from the authentic teaching of the... 
5. BUHARI'S INABILITY TO CURB INSECURITY IS CAUSING NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL EMBARRASSEMENT –BISHOP KUKAH
The fact that kidnappings, killings, banditry, herdsmen and terrorists’ attacks have persisted unhindered in Nigeria has caused us both national and international embarrassment. This assertion was made by the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, M... 
6. CBCN OFFICIALS COMISSION PROJECTS AT CSN
Three projects were commissioned by members of the Administrative Board of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Resource Centre, Durumi, Abuja Thursday, June 3, 2021. The projects include the... 
7. BREAKING NEWS: KIDNAPPERS RELEASE 74-YEAR-OLD Fr. KEKE AFTER TWO WEEKS
Rev. Fr. Joe Keke, who was kidnapped on May 20 at St. Vincent Ferrer Malunfashi Parish in Katsina State, under Sokoto Diocese, North-West, Nigeria has been released by his abductors. The Director of Communications, Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Fr. Chris Omot... 
8. ARCHBISHOP MARTINS SEEKS GOVERNMENT-CITIZEN HARMONY
There is urgent need for the government and people to harmonise their relationship for the peace of the nation, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has said. The Archbishop made the call on Tuesday in Lagos while addres... 
9. CHRISTIANS HAVE A RIGHT TO DEFEND THEMSELVES AGAINST ATTACK -ARCHBISHOP MARTINS
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins said on Tuesday that Nigerians and particularly Christians being attacked and killed in the northern part of the country have right to defend themselves against incessant attacks on the... 
10. LATE Fr. BELLO: WE ARE FRIGHTENED AND WORRIED, ARCHBISHOP NDAGOSO CRIED OUT
The incessant kidnap and killing of Catholic Priests has worried the Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna, Most Rev. Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso has cried out saying that they (priests) are rightly afraid and worried because they are human and that it is nothing ... 
11. BISHOP ADESINA DECLARES FREE ANTENATAL, FREE DELIVERY CLINIC FOR 1000 PREGNANT WOMEN IN IJEBU-IGBO
Tuesday 1st of June 2021 was a glorious day in the community of Ijebu-Igbo. This is because the State government, the community dwellers and the traditional rulers of all the towns that make up Ijebu-Igbo gathered to experience the flag off ceremony of... 
12. INSECURITY: BISHOP KUKAH FAULTS FG’s ACTIONS
The Catholic Bishop Sokoto of Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah has blamed the Federal Government over poor handling of security challenges being faced by the country, even as he called on members of the executive at all levels to rethink their o... 
13. INSECURITY: BISHOP KUKAH FAULTS FG’s ACTIONS
The Catholic Bishop Sokoto of Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah has blamed the Federal Government over poor handling of security challenges being faced by the country, even as he called on members of the executive at all levels to rethink their o... 
14. INSECURITY: ARCHBISHOP MARINS URGES FG TO DECLEAR A STATE OF EMERGENCY
Following the continuous attacks, kidnapping and killing of Nigerians indiscriminately by Boko Haram Terrorists, bandits, herdsmen, kidnappers etc, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins has urged the Federal Government to d... 
15. WE MUST LEARN TO OVERCOME HISTORICAL DIFFERENCES, ARCHBISHOP KAIGAMA COUNSELS NIGERIANS
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama has urged Nigerians to learn how to overcome historical differences and prejudices, condescending ethnic and religious attitudes and divisive behaviour which are a barrier to national growth.... 
16. AUCHI PRIEST BECOMES FIRST NIGERIAN CLERIC TO BAG DOCTORATE IN SACRED SCRIPTURE AT BIBLICUM, ROME
A priest of the Catholic Diocese of Auchi, Rev. Fr. Stan-William Oshiozekhai has made history as the first Nigerian Catholic Priest to bag Doctorate in Sacred at the prestigious Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, Rome. According to a statement issued by... 
17. "LETTING GOD IN" IS THE SOLUTION TO NIGERIA'S PROBLEMS- Archbishop Kaigama
It was the first official visit of the Chief Shepherd of Abuja, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, to the parish community of the Twelve Apostles Catholic Church, Central District Abuja, on Sunday 23 May, 2021. Being Pentecost Sunday, the parish was ag... 
18. NIGERIA IS IN A STATE OF CONFUSION –Bishop Kukah
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most. Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah has described Nigeria as a confused state without direction since no one knowns where we are going or where we are coming from. The Bishop however assured that God is capable of sa... 
19. INSECURITY: BISHOP MAMZA SUES FOR UNITY AMONG PEOPLE TO SALVAGE NIGERIA
The Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Most Rev. Stephen Dami Mamza has called on all Nigerians to embrace peace in order to solve the insecurity and other challenges threatening the unity and peace of Nigeria. Bishop Dami Mamza, who doubles as the chai... 
20. SELF-DEFENCE IS NOT A SIN, Fr. LORAPUU TELLS CHRISTIANS
The Nigerian Church authorities are becoming disillusioned by the inability of the country's security apparatus to check the massive wave of persecution of Christians, necessitating the call for the "adoption of self-defence measures" by Christian comm... 
21. LUX TERRA MARKS WORLD DIALOGUE DAY WITH A TOWN HALL MEETING
The Network and Advocacy Group of Lux Terra Leadership Foundation organised a Town Hall Meeting to celebrate the 2021 World Dialogue Day, known more fully as "World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development," with the theme: NATIONAL INTE... 
22. LUX TERRA MARKS WORLD DIALOGUE DAY WITH A TOWN HALL MEETING
The Network and Advocacy Group of Lux Terra Leadership Foundation organised a Town Hall Meeting to celebrate the 2021 World Dialogue Day, known more fully as "World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development," with the theme: NATIONAL INTE... 
23. HERDSMEN KILL EIGHT CATHOLIC PARISHIONERS, INJURE FIVE IN BENUE
Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have reportedly killed 8 parishioners of Our Lady of Consolation Quasi Parish Agan in the Catholic Diocese of Makurdi, Benue State, North Central Nigeria. According to information made available to the Media Office of t... 
24. Fr. ALUMUKU CALLS FOR NATIONAL PROTEST, AS PRIESTS REACT TO KILLING OF Fr. BELLO IN KATSINA
More reactions have continued to trail the social media after a Fidei Donum Priest from Kaduna Archdiocese and the Parish Priest of St Vincent Ferrer's Parish, Malumfashi, Katsina State, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Yashim Bello, was ... 
25. INEC’S CONDUCT RAISES DOUBT ABOUT CREDIBLE POLLS IN NIGERIA– Archbishop Kaigama
For Nigeria’s elections to be perceived as credible, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, on Sunday, May 16, said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) must deploy technology to drive efficiency and ... 
26. 2023: OUR CHOICE OF GOVERNOR MUST SHOW COMMITMENT TO ENDING HERDSMEN MENACE—Bishop Anagbe
The Bishop of the Catholic Dioceses of Makurdi, Most Rev. Wilfred Anagbe has hinted that the choice of the next Governor of Benue State in 2023 may be dependent on his disposition to addressing the herdsmen menace. Bishop Anagbe, who dropped the hint ... 
27. SPEAK THE TRUTH TO SAVE NIGERIA-Bishop Uzoukwu
The Catholic Bishop of Minna Diocese, Most Revd. Martin Uzoukwu, on Sunday told politicians and media practitioners in the country to stand on the side of truth to save Nigeria from its current situation. While making the call, the Bishop as part of a... 
28. 2021 WCD: BISHOP AJAKAYE TASKS JOURNALISTS ON INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM
The Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Most Rev. Felix Ajakaye, during a paper presentation at an event ahead of the 2021 World Communication Day in Osogbo, tasked journalists in Nigeria on investigative journalism, stressing that investigative journali... 
29. INSECURITY: CATHOLIC LAWYERS URGE BUHARI TO CONVOKE INT'L SECURITY SUMMIT
Concerned about the unending security challenges being faced by Nigeria, the Catholic Lawyers in the country have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, convene an International Security Summit that will exhaustively deliberat... 
30. BISHOP ELUE URGES JOURNALISTS TO SIDE WITH TRUTH
The Catholic Bishop of Issele-Uku Diocese of Delta State, Michael Odogwu Elue has urged journalists to always be on the side of truth.The cleric who spoke on Sunday, 16th May 2021 enjoined journalists to communicate the gospel by advancing the uncommon... 

 



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