By Josef Ishu Worried over incessant attacks, kidnappings and killings of innocent and armless Nigerians by Boko Haram terrorists, bandits, kidnappers and other vices being faced by the Nigerian State, the representatives of the Catholic Church and Methodist Church in Nigeria on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 held a meeting at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria,
The 26th General Chapter of the Congregation of the Claretian Missionaries on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, elected Nigeria’s Fr. Henry Omonisaye CMF into a six-member consultors that will work with the Superior General, Rev. Fr. Mathew Vattamattam CMF, in the next six years. The Chapter had on Monday, August 30, 2021 in Rome, re-elected Fr.
Rev. Fr. Barr. Victor Nyoroh, CM The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has endorsed and confirmed Deputy Superintendent of Corrections (DSC) Rev. Fr. Barr. Victor Nyoroh, CM as the National Chaplain of Nigerian Correctional Service. The Bishops confirmed Fr. Nyoroh’s appointment on Wednesday, August 26, 2021 during their Second Plenary meeting held at Holy
Rev. Fr. Mathew Vattamattam, CMF Congregation of the Claretian Missionaries on Monday, August 30, 2021 during its Chapter in Rome, re-elected Rev. Fr. Mathew Vattamattam, CMF, as Superior General. The election process began with the celebration of the Eucharist at 7:00 a.m. where light of the Holy Spirit was invoked to guide the discernment, transcendental
Some Members of the CBCN Teachers of the faith especially, Bishops, Priests and Religious have been challenged to employ the use of the communications media, homilies, relevant literature, catechisms and other wholesome strategies, to rededicate themselves to intensified catechesis and the evangelization of our people. This directive was given by the Catholic Bishops in their
Archbishop Augustine Akubeze, CBCN President The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has called on the Federal Government to ensure a just and fair trial of those arrested because of their agitation for self-determination, warning that mismanagement of those cases may trigger off further avoidable unrest. This was contained in a communiqué issued by the
THE CHURCH AND PROPHETIC WITNESSING IN NIGERIA “And you shall be my witnesses . . . even to the remotest parts of the world” (Acts 1:8) A Communiqué issued at the end of the Second Plenary Meeting of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), which held at the Holy Ghost Cathedral, Ogui, Enugu, Enugu
Most Rev. John Akin Oyejola The Catholic Bishop of Osogbo Diocese, Most Rev. John Akin Oyejola on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 challenged all Catholic faithful to bring people to Christ Jesus, giving example of Philip who encountered Christ and went to bring Bartholomew. Bishop Oyejola gave the charge in his homily titled, ‘Encounter’, during the