May 30, 2024
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Cardinal Okpaleke takes Canonical Possession of Church of Martyrs of Uganda, Rome

Cardinal Okpaleke takes Canonical Possession of Church of Martyrs of Uganda, Rome Today, Sunday February 5, 2023 The Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia, His Eminence, Peter Ebere Cardinal Okpaleke, will take Canonical possession of the Church Of Martyrs Of Uganda, Rome. The special ceremony takes place today, Sunday, February 5, 2023 in a concelebrated Holy

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Update from Kinshasa by Bishop Kukah: MASS WITH NIGERIAN VIBRANT COMMUNITY IN CONGO

Mass with the Nigerian community who have a vibrant church of their own in Kinshasa. I had the Mass of the presentation with them. They were so pleased. The Ambassador sent representatives. A lot of excitement and prayers and anticipation for peaceful elections. Just arrived Lome en route Conakry for Recowa Standing Committee. Will speak

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Pope in Congo, Bishop Kukah on episcopal team

By Fr. Michael Nsikak Umoh, CSN Not minding his fragile health, the Holy Father, Pope Francis, will visit the war-torn and violence-ravaging Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan from 31 January to 5 February, 2023, with the sole aim of fostering peace and reconciliation. To this end, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most

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Coffin Maker Caught In Hospital Removing Drips From Patients

Reports say that a 33-year-old man who makes coffins but is having trouble selling them went to a nearby hospital to take the drips off of cholera patients who were being treated there. This is said to have happened in Limbe, a city on the coast of Cameroonโ€™s South-West Region. He didnโ€™t get lucky because

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Cardinal Onaiyekan celebrates 40th anniversary of Episcopal Ordination

Cardinal Onaiyekan celebrates 40th anniversary of Episcopal Ordination Thursday afternoon, January 6th 1983, Pope John Paul II ordained one of the foremost Ecclesiastics of the Church in Nigeria,ย  the Emeritus Archbishop of Abuja, then Monsignor John Onaiyekan, a Bishop at St. Peterโ€™s Basilica in Rome. Today is the 40th anniversary of the Cardinalโ€™s episcopal ordination.

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The community of Sant’Egidio commends Zambian president for abolishing the death penalty

The Community of Sant’Egidio has expressed great satisfaction with the decision by President Hakainde Hichilema of the Republic of Zambia to abolish the death penalty. President Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia amending the law on the death penalty. President Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia amending the law on the death penalty. The community of Sant’Egidio commends Zambian

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Former RECOWA Secretary General Appointed Bishop for Yamoussoukro Diocese, Ivory Coast

Former RECOWA Secretary General Appointed Bishop for Yamoussoukro Diocese, Ivory Coast Pope Francis has appointed Mons. Joseph Kakou Aka, the immediate former Secretary General of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA), as Bishop for Yamoussoukro Diocese in Ivory Coast. The appointment of Mons. Aka was published by the Holy See Press Office on

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BIRTHDAY OF A REVOLUTIONARY PONTIFF Pope Francis!

BIRTHDAY OF A REVOLUTIONARY PONTIFF Pope Francis! Fr. Victor Makinwa Ogunyemi He was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio on 17 December 1936. He was once a bouncer and I mean a bouncer in a night club, a janitor before his training as a chemist and a technician in a food science laboratory. He joined the Society

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SIGNIS Africa lauds Nigerian Communications Week

SIGNIS Africa lauds Nigerian Communications Week By Vincent Njoku At the recently concluded SIGNIS Africa Congress held in Kigali, Rwanda from July 11 to 15, 2022, Catholic Communicators, among other things, unanimously endorsed the Nigerian model of commemorating the World Communications Day. The participants at the Congress extolled the initiative of the Catholic Bishops of

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Catholic Bishops Beg Foreign Forces To Help Africa Fight Insecurity

Roman Catholic bishops in Africa and Madagascar under the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have called on foreign nations to join hands with African leaders in their efforts to curtail insecurity ravaging the continent. Goldennewsngย reports that the Catholic bishops also lamented what they described as the irregular migration of African youths

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