Pope Urges Global Ban On Surrogacy

Pope Urges Global Ban On Surrogacy

POPE Francis called Monday for a global ban on surrogacy saying the practice of a woman carrying another person’s child was “deplorable”. In his New Year’s address to diplomats at the Vatican, the 87-year-old pontiff said it was a “grave...
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Kaigama: Pope Did Not Approve Blessing For Same-Sex Couples

Kaigama: Pope Did Not Approve Blessing For Same-Sex Couples

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Ignatius Kaigama, has said that media reports claiming that the Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, had approved blessings for same-sex couples, was untrue. Kaigama made the clarification in his homily during the Christmas Mass he...
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Kaduna Catholic Archdiocese Ordains 13 Priests 

Kaduna Catholic Archdiocese Ordains 13 Priests 

Thirteen young Nigerians have been ordained as Catholic Priests by Catholic Archdiocesan of Kaduna, in Kaduna State. They were ordained during a Priestly Ordination, held on Thursday, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Ungwan Boro in Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Go...
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Catholic Bishops Reject National Council For Christian Education Bill

Catholic Bishops Reject National Council For Christian Education Bill

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has rejected a bill seeking to establish National Council of Christian Education, pointing out that the proposal violates sections 10 and 42(3) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999. Rath...
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African Catholic Bishops Appoint New President 

African Catholic Bishops Appoint New President 

Catholic Bishops from Africa, known as the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), has appointed new presidential council members.  SECAM in  a statement explained that members of its Standing Committee gathered at i...
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Archbishop Kaigama Donates Relief Materials To IDPs Camp

Archbishop Kaigama Donates Relief Materials To IDPs Camp

Archbishop of the Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, His Grace, Ignatius Kaigama has donated relief materials to inmates of New Kuchingoro Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Abuja to celebrate Christmas.  Addressing the displaced persons, the Archbishop ...
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Catholic Bishops Conference: Buhari Seeks Intense Prayers For Nigeria 

Catholic Bishops Conference: Buhari Seeks Intense Prayers For Nigeria 

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) for more prayers against challenges confronting the country. The President, represented by Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, made the call on Sunday at the...
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Catholic Archdiocese Of Jos Gets Acting Chancellor

Catholic Archdiocese Of Jos Gets Acting Chancellor

Most Rev. Mathew Audu, the Catholic Archbishop of Jos, has appointed Rev. Fr. Daniel Gyang, as Acting Chancellor of the archdiocese.  The appointment was announced in a statement signed by the archbishop on Tuesday in Jos.  According to the statement...
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Catholic Church Frowns At Private Prayer Ministries Within The Church

Catholic Church Frowns At Private Prayer Ministries Within The Church

The Catholic Church on Tuesday frowned at the proliferation of private prayer ministries within the mother church and warned its priests to desist from it for unity of purpose.  The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale-Martins, sounded t...
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Sokoto Catholic Diocese Ordains Five Priests

Sokoto Catholic Diocese Ordains Five Priests

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Bishop Matthew Kukah, on Thursday, ordained five new priests.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the newly ordained priests are Rev. Charles Adigwe, Rev. Bulus Bala, Rev. Akor Solomon, Rev....
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Catholic Archbishop Seeks Govt-Citizens Harmony

Catholic Archbishop Seeks Govt-Citizens Harmony

There is urgent need for the government and people to harmonise their relationship for the peace of the nation, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has said.   The Archbishop made the call on Tuesday in Lagos...
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Pope Renews Canon Law On Sexual Violence

Pope Renews Canon Law On Sexual Violence

Pope Francis has tightened up Vatican criminal law and created clearer regulations on the subject of abuse and depictions of sexual violence, among other things. “In order to respond adequately to the needs of the Church throughout the world,’’ Pope...
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Catholic Bishop To FG: Declare State Of Emergency On Insecurity

Catholic Bishop To FG: Declare State Of Emergency On Insecurity

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Adewale Martins, has urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on insecurity in the country.  In a statement on Saturday, the catholic archbishop said the call became necessary in order...
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Catholic Archbishop Tasks Journalists On Investigative Journalism

Catholic Archbishop Tasks Journalists On Investigative Journalism

Archbishop Adewale Martins of Lagos Archdiocese on Sunday tasked the nation’s journalists to be more involved in investigative journalism to advance human development.  Adewale celebrated the 54th edition of world communications day with a Holy Mass at ...
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