The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has criticised the “Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill” saying some of its content could “provide an avenue for the legalization of much anti-human life and anti-family activities.” The clerics, in a communique at the end of their conference, also condemned the distribution of condoms
After about five years’ absence due to an alleged misunderstanding which was later described as “political,” the Catholic Church has announced its return to the Christian Association of Nigeria. The return was reportedly perfected on Thursday and Friday in Abuja when a delegation of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, led by
John Cardinal Onaiyekan, former President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has urged citizens to join politics in order to get Nigeria out of its challenges. He spoke in a Homily at the opening plenary of the four-day annual conference of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), currently holding at the St.
Your Excellency, Preamble We, the representatives of the Catholic Bishops of Nigeria, bring you our cordial greetings and blessings. We desired this meeting, in order to continue the dialogue we initiated with you even before your election as President. We therefore thank you for granting us this audience, which affords us the
Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested 10 priests and more than 200 protesters over Sunday’s demonstrations demanding President Joseph Kabila leave power. The Catholic Church had called for demonstrations against the leader, whose constitutional mandate ended in 2016. Six people were killed in the capital, Kinshasa, when
Three Catholic reverend sisters and three other females, who were kidnapped by gunmen in Edo State, have been released. The sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Convent regained their freedom after spending 53 days in the kidnappers’ den. It was learnt that one of the victims, Veronica Ajayi, was released at
The abductors of three Catholic reverend sisters and three aspirants for the convent have demanded a ransom of N20m for their release, SUNDAY PUNCH learnt on Saturday. The reverend sisters, from the Sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus convent in Iguoriakhi, in the Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo State, and