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.
Here are two signs that God might be trying to tell you something very important.
1.In the Fire: You probably know that gold becomes more valuable the more it is passed through the fire. That’s because the fire burns away everything that is not gold, and so in the same way, God
This prayer reminds us of the great spiritual battle that occurs in our own Lenten desert.
he holy season of Lent is chiefly inspired by the decision of Jesus to prepare for his public ministry by first going into the desert for 40 days. While there, he engaged in a great
During the 14th century, in Brussels, Belgium, a nearby merchant held a deep hatred of the Catholic faith. He plotted how he could inflict the greatest amount of pain to the local Catholics and devised a plan to steal consecrated hosts from a parish church.
In the middle of the night
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
A man from Cameroon recorded a video of himself burning a crucifix because he believes it's an idol which Christians worship.
In the video which is fast going viral, the man is seen speaking in a foreign language as he douses the crucifix with liquid fuel after which he proceeds to
A new, open letter to the pope is making the rounds on the Internet, and it has gathered over 2,600 signatures so far.
“Most Holy Father,” it begins, “Many of us have tried to contact you, on many occasions and for several years, and we have never received the slightest acknowledgement
1. The name: Trinity, meaning and history of:
No one is sure exactly when it was first used because some texts may have been lost. But the earliest surviving use of the term was by Theophilus of Antioch around 170 AD:
In like manner also the three days which were before the
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