Apparently, gone were the days when religious leaders perceive Nigerian politics as a “dirty game”. Today, clergymen seem to be tired of preaching “change” to politicians from the pulpits and want to enforce the change they desire themselves through active political involvement. This is so because, among many unprecedented developments that the 2023 general elections […]

The Archbishop Ecclesiastical Province of the Niger and Anglican Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Reverend Alexander Ibezim has called on Christians to use the period of lent which begins today to pray for the emergence of servant leaders in the forthcoming election. Most Reverend Ibezim who made the call in a telephone conversation on the […]

Today is Ash Wednesday. often called the Day of Ashes, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent by focusing the heart of Christians on repentance and prayer, usually through personal and communal confession. Observed in the seventh week before Easter, the occasion is marked with Holy Mass and Divine Service in different churches. Ash Wednesday […]

The Catholic Church has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and the electorate to ensure a free, fair and credible election. According to the Secretary-General Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, at a media parley in Abuja, the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria had released a Pastoral letter on the 2023 Elections in Nigeria, focusing on […]

A pastor, Felisberto Sampaio and his wife, Inalda died as heroes while making an effort to save their 13-year-old son from drowning at Camaçari Beach in Paraíba, Brazil, last Tuesday. The teenage boy, Ian Sampaio was drowning and his parents jumped into the ocean to save him but they met their demise, according to Daily […]

The Bishop of Ekwulobia, Peter Okpaleke, is scheduled to be one of 20 new cardinals to be sworn in on Saturday by the Catholic church. Pope Francis had earlier named Okpaleke as one of the new cardinals – many of whom could one day choose his successor. It is the eighth consistory since the 85-year-old Pope […]

Pope Francis renewed calls for peace Wednesday “for the beloved Ukrainian people” on the war-torn country’s Independence Day and the six-month anniversary of the start of Russia’s invasion. Following his weekly general audience at the Vatican, Francis directed his address to “the beloved Ukrainian people who for six months today have been suffering the horror […]

Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend a mass by Pope Francis in western Canada Tuesday, a day after his historic apology for the abuse of Indigenous children at Catholic-run schools. The 85-year-old pontiff is expected to deliver a homily in Spanish at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, in what will be one […]

The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, has picked Pastor Isaac Idahosa as his running mate for the 2023 general elections NNPP disclosed this in a post on its Twitter handle on Thursday. Bishop Idahosa is the Senior Pastor of God First Ministry, a.k.a Illumination Assembly, with its headquarters in […]

  Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan Archdiocese, His Grace, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has challenged all Christians and Muslims in the country to jointly rise against the evil of violence, corruption, injustice and greed. He praised the courage exhibited by an Abuja-based Islamic Sheikh for not succumbing to religious sentiments in criticising “the lackadaisical attitude […]

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