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1. CATHOLIC DOCTORS ADVOCATE UP-SCALING OF NAPRO-TECHNOLOGY TO ADDRESS INFERTLITY CHALLENGES
The Association of Catholic Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (ACMPN), has advocated a more proactive approach in scaling up of Natural Family Planning services and enhancement of training in Natural Proactive Technology (NaPro Technology); for effectiv... 
2. PRESENCE OF GOD CENTRAL TO SUCCESS OF ANY MARRIAGE
Making God the centre of lives and relationships has been described as a vital inspiration for happy married life and good relationship.  This statement was made by an Abuja based Marriage Counselor and Executive Director Action Family Foundation,... 
3. CHOOSING A LIFE PARTNER, A CRITICAL LIFE DECISION – Bishop Umoren
The Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Anselm Umoren MSP, has described the choosing of a life partner as one of the three critical decisions in the life of any man or woman; adding that this can mar the life of the person, if the wrong choi... 
4. LOVE OF SKEWED VALUES IDENTIFIED AS A MAJOR FACTOR FOR BROKEN MARRIAGES
The love of skewed values of life has been identified as one major factor for the breaking of marriages in the modern day world. This assertion was made by the Auxiliary Bishop of Abuja Archdiocese, Most Rev. Anselm Umoren MSP, while reviewing the book... 
5. BISHOP KUKAH ADVOCATES DEEP KNOWLEDGE OF DEMOCRACY FOR NATIONAL COHESION
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah has advocated discipline and deep knowledge of democracy to facilitate the proper cohesion of the Nigerian nation. Noting that democracy is hard work on an imperfect system, Bishop ... 
6. DISTORTION OF HISTORICAL FACTS IDENTIFIED AS MAJOR IMPEDIMENT FOR NIGERIA/’S DEVELOPMENT
Absence of authentic historical records has been identified as a major factor responsible for the present sorry state of the Nigerian nation. This assertion was made by Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto Diocese, in lecture titled: Broken Truths: Ni... 
7. BISHOP KUKAH IDENTIFIES IMPEDIMENTS TO NATIONAL COHESION IN NIGERIA
Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto Diocese, has attributed the myriad of challenges facing the country in all facets of life to the “heap from the harvest of broken truths, lies and innuendos” that have dominated the history of the count... 
8. NEW BISHOP URGED TO BE AN INSPIRATION TO FAITHFUL
The newly consecrated Co-Adjutor Bishop of Ilorin Diocese has been advised to be an exemplary and inspirational leader to the faithful of the diocese to ensure that they can be hardworking, sound, holy and apostolic in their ministry. The call was mad... 
9. CALL TO EPISCOPATE RENEWAL OF GOD/’S GRACE ON HUMANITY
The call to the Episcopate is a renewal of God’s grace not only on the newly ordained bishop but also on the world, thereby increasing the number of those to be saved; the Catholic Bishop of Osogbo Diocese, Most Rev. John Oyejola has declared. Th... 
10. STATEMENT OF MOST REV . IGNATIUS KAIGAMA ARCHBISHOP OF JOS AFTER THE RECENT JOS KILLINGS
I am very far from Nigeria but the sad and bad news from Plateau State are not far from me. I hear that herdsmen are on the prowl again and there is bloodshed, murder of infants, youths, men and women in huge numbers in our beloved land of “peace... 
11. INVALUABLE IMPACT OF FATHERHOOD IN THE FAMILY EMPHASIZED
The positive impact of the father is of invaluable effect on the future life of the children, especially in their relationship as adults, in the society. This is in addition to the role of the father as the bastion of a happy and successful family. Th... 
12. CATHOLICS URGED TO CHERISH AND REMAIN STEADFAST IN THEIR FAITH
Catholics in the country have been called upon to remain steadfast in their faith and cherish the gift of the Church of Christ as an ever new Church, in spite of its being over two thousand years old. This admonition was given by the Catholic Bishop of... 
13. RELIGIOUS LEADERS URGED TO SHUN SELF-AGGRANDISEMENT
Religious leaders in the country have been called upon to read the signs of time, justifiably to the lead the faithful to Christ and avoid self -aggrandizement. The call was made by the Archbishop emeritus of Ibadan, Archdiocese, Most Rev. Felix Alaba ... 
14. EMBRACE CONCEPT OF SERVICE FOR COMMON GOOD; NIGERIAN LEADERS TOLD
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has advocated for a change of heart on the part of the country’s political leaders and leaders of other stakeholder groups in the society by embracing the concept of service for the common... 
15. NEW SIGNIS AFRICA CONSTITUTION TO MAKE CHURCH COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE MORE VIBRANT - Fr. Ihejirika
The on-going review of the Constitution of Signis Africa has been described as an effort to revitalize the association in the continent, make it compatible to the realities of the present day world, and make the Church communication apostolate in the c... 
16. CALL FOR COLLABORATIVE SYNERGY BETWEEN SIGNIS AFRICA AND COMMUNICATION OFFICES OF THE CONTINENT/'S EPISCOPAL CONFERENCES
A call has been made for harmonious synergy for the communications apostolate of the Church in Africa through an effective collaboration between Signis Africa and the regional and national departments or directorates of social communication of all the ... 
17. COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONALS URGED TO PROTECT AFRICA/’S INTEGRITY
African media and communication professionals have been called upon to protect the integrity of the continent by publishing true stories and presentations that portray the positive aspects of life in the various countries of the continent to counter th... 
18. CATHOLIC BISHOPS ADVOCATE JUST GLOBAL ORDER
Bishops of the German Bishops Conference and their African counterparts have advocated for a just global order, especially in respect of international trade that offers the same opportunities to all countries and peoples. This contention of the bishop... 
19. GERMAN-AFRICAN BISHOPS STRESS NEED FOR RENEWAL OF MISSIONARY ZEAL FOR PROMOTION OF INTEGRAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Bishops of the German and African Catholic churches have reiterated the need for renewal of the missionary zeal focused on integral human development, describing it as an indispensable part of their apostolate mandate. They therefore called on the cler... 
20. EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY RECOMMENDED FOR COUNTERING ISLAMIC RELIGION FUNDAMENTALISM
Education and economic emancipation of the masses through sustainable empowerment programmes have been identified as effective factors to effectively counter the nefarious activities of Islamic fundamentalists and the activities of the murderous Fulani... 
21. CORPUS CHRISTI IS THE CELEBRATION OF GOD’S COVENANT OF ETERNAL LOVE WITH MAN
The reception of the Body of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament has been described as a spiritual reinvigoration of the soul and a fulfillment of God’s love for us in spite of our short comings. Making this assertion in his homily at the celebration... 
22. ERECTION OF MARONITE EPARCHY, A TESTIMONY OF THE UNIVERSALITY OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
The Bishop of the Maronite Eparchy of Our Lady of the Annunciation, Ibadan, Nigeria, Most Rev. Simon T. Faddoul has described the erection of the Eparchy and his installation as the first Bishop as a divine act of the Holy Spirit to further confirm the... 
23. FIGHT AGAINST HATE SPEECH, OUR COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY
Eradicating hate speech in the Nigerian nation is the collective responsibility of all Nigerians and stakeholder groups in the country, irrespective of ethnic, religious affiliations and status. This assertion was made by Rev. Fr. Dr. Hyacinth Orlu-orl... 
24. COMMUNICATION APOSTOLATE IS THE BASTION OF CHURCH EVANGELIZATION – Fr. Ihejirika
Former President of Signis Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Professor Walte Ihejirika has reiterated the importance of communication to the evangelization mission of the Church, noting that “it is first of all a sharing in the intimate life of the Trinity and t... 
25. CHURCH COMMUNIATION APOSTOLATE, A COMMUNION OF COLLABORATION FOR COMMON GOOD
The communication apostolate of the Catholic Church is a communion of collaboration for the common good of the Church and humanity, Rev. Fr. Martin Anusi, the Director of Communication, Awka Diocese, has declared. Fr. Anusi made this remark in his hom... 
26. SIGNIS NIGERIA AND AFFILIATE BODIES INVALUABLE TO CHURCH EVANGELIZATION MISSION - Rev Fr. Ralph Madu
The Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. Fr. Ralph Madu has described Signis Nigeria and all the affiliate bodies of the association as very invaluable to the evangelization apostolate of the Church in the country. Fr M... 
27. INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION KEY FACTOR FOR PROMOTION OF PEACE
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Episcopal Chairman for Social Communications; Most Rev. Denis Isizoh has described inter-personal communication as a necessary factor for the promotion of peace, Justice and Reconciliation in Ni... 
28. MEDIA PROFESSIONALS ADVISED ON HOW TO ERADICATE FALSEHOOD
Communication professionals have been called upon to adopt this year’s World Communications Day message of Pope Francis as the roadmap for eradicating falsehood and misinformation in the society. The call was contained in the Resolutions adopted... 
29. MESSAGE FROM THE EIGHTH GERMAN-AFRICAN BISHOPS MEETING. (Antananarivo, May 22-27, 2018)
MESSAGE FROM THE EIGHTH GERMAN-AFRICAN BISHOPS’ MEETING. (Antananarivo, May 22-27, 2018.)   Greeting: The grace and peace of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ be with you all.  Dearly beloved brothers and sisters and all of you men a... 
30. Nigeria: Hope Betrayed
Hope is described as 'the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled'. I tend to believe that was the feeling of our forebears (that is, the founding fathers and mothers of Nigeria). They sought Nigeria's independence from the British coloniali... 

 



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