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Hopes Raised For Married Men To Become Priests In The Catholic Church As Pope Francis Does This

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Mother Teresa declared saint by Pope Francis at Vatican

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Mother Theresa has been canonized a saint  by the Catholic church. Thousands of christian pilgrims gathered at St. Peters square  to witness the canonization ceremony. Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint at a morning Mass today, making her the model of his Jubilee Year of Mercy and in some ...

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Catholic Clergy drowns during his send-forth party at Lagos Beach

The Catholic community in Lagos is yet to come to terms with the tragic death of Rev. Francis Alex Okafor. The man drowned during a send-forth party organised in his honour at the Ibeshe Beach in Oriade Lo�cal Council Development Area of the state. Eyewitness account said, while Rev. Okafor ...

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Catholic priest assassinated in Imo

During the weekend, a Claretian priest of the Catholic Church was murdered in Owerri, Imo state. The priest, whose full identity could not be ascertained at press time, was an academic staff of Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer, ...

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We feel that things are not right – Catholic Bishops meet with GEJ

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The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, a body of Nigerian priest, paid a visit to Pres. Jonathan yesterday at the State House to express concern over increasing attacks by Boko Haram members in the North East. The groups president and Archbishop of Jos diocese, Bishop Ignatius Kaigama, who spoke with ...

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Ebola: Catholic adopt new method for holy communion, suspends sign of peace

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has asked Rev. Fathers to start a new procedure of giving the Holy Communion to check likely spread of the Ebola virus. The Holy Communion will now be given on the palm as against placing it on the tongue of ...

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Many killed as bomb blast hits Kano Catholic church, University

Many were feared dead during a bomb explosion after a Sunday mass service at St Charles Catholic Church The police confirmed the report saying five people were killed while eight others were injured in the blast. Police spokesman Frank Mba said that the bomb was �probably an IED (improvised explosive ...

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We do not worship idols like most people think- Catholic Bishop

The Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, Most Rev. Hilary Paul Okeke has made it clear while speaking at the Feast of Our Mother of Perpetual Help/Parish Day Celebration of Saints Michael, Rapheal and Gabriel Catholic Church in Lagos that the church does not worship Mary and other saints, that what ...

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Pope Francis begs for forgiveness for all the child sèxual abuse scandals by catholic priests

Pope Francis on Friday said he felt responsible for the child sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the Catholic Church, and has issued an unprecedented apology. He made the remarks during a meeting with the International Catholic Child Bureau (Bice), a non�governmental organization. Pope Francis said: �I feel compelled to ...

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Two catholic church buildings attacked by armed gang | Photos

Details are sketchy, but what is known is that several people were injured at both locations. It began at about noon on Monday when Saint Theresa was targeted. Eyewitness said� that an armed gang barged-in to the Saint Theresa church compound, and interrupted services. Several attendees were attacked physically, and ...

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All Catholics will go to hell because they worship satan – Pastor Chris Okotie

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In this shocking report by PM news, pastor Okotie of Household of God Church openly condemned catholics during his sermon last week “All Catholics in the world will go to hell because they worship Satan and are led by an Anti-Christ Pope who is a friend to the devil. They ...

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Muslim men protect a Catholic Church in Egypt during mass (Photo)

Pictured above is Muslim men protecting a Catholic Church in Egypt during mass. This is a big commendation to the Muslims that stood by peace in Egypt…..Wish this kind of love could extend to Nigeria. We would love to know your thoughts on this post. Drop your comments

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Charly boy writes ‘A Bullet For The Pope”, speaks out on gay issues

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The first 20yrs of my life, I seriously had this dream of being a priest. I was overfed with an overdose of religion which has always been a very serious business in my family. You dare not be late for morning mass or else you get the whipping of your ...

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Apparition of Mary appears in a Catholic Church in Edo state

Parishoners of Saint Benedict Catholic Church, Ubiaja, Esan South LGA, Edo state said they saw an apparition of Virgin Mary. They said she appeared on the wall of their church yesterday, and they took photos. We would love to know your thoughts on this post. Drop your comments

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