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Fr Alphonsus Bello
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BREAKING: Gunmen storm Catholic Church in Katsina, kill priest, kidnap another

BREAKING: Gunmen storm Catholic Church in Katsina, kill priest, kidnap another By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo Some unknown gunmen have attacked a Catholic Church on Thursday night and kidnapped two Catholic Priests. According to a statement issued by the National Communications Office of the Catholic Secretariat on Friday, a copy was obtained by NEWS BOOM, the gunmen […]

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Legionaries
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Don’t abandon your active works because of COVID-19, Catholic priests urge Legionaries

Don’t abandon your active works because of COVID-19, Catholic priests urge Legionaries Timothy Agbor, Osogbo Legion of Mary members in the Catholic Diocese of Osogbo have been admonished not to relent in carrying out their active legionary works of visitation owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. Two Catholic priests gave this charge during the Acies Ceremony […]

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The Catholic Bishop during an inspection of the estate
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Catholic bishop builds estate with 86 houses for IDPs in Adamawa

Catholic bishop builds estate with 86 houses for IDPs in Adamawa   By Ekene Agbor Many religious leaders in Nigeria are famed for contributing their quota to the country’s economic development. One of these leaders is the Catholic Bishop of Yola, Most Reverend Dam Mamza. The Bishop is currently building an estate for Internally Displaced Persons […]

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The new hospital
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Oyo Catholic Diocese opens new hospital in Igbeti

Oyo Catholic Diocese opens new hospital in Igbeti By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo As part of efforts at ensuring that he People of God live in good health to serve God, the Catholic Diocese of Oyo has recently opened a new hospital at Igbeti in Oyo State. The new health facility, St Francis Catholic Hospital, Igbeti […]

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Campaigns against abortion
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Africa’s Church leaders caution against Pro-Choice Agenda ahead of new leadership at USAID

Africa’s Church leaders caution against Pro-Choice Agenda ahead of new leadership at USAID   Church leaders in Africa are cautioning against the pro-choice agenda that is likely to be among key priorities of the new head of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the US entity administering foreign aid. On January 13, the U.S. President-elect […]

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Mrs Funke Adekola
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Mrs Funke Adekola for burial tomorrow

Mrs Funke Adekola for burial tomorrow By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo The burial of Mrs Maria Funke Adekola (nee Abiola) will hold tomorrow Friday 8th January, 2021. A release signed by Mr Abiola Victor Abayomi on behalf of the family stated that the Requim Mass will take place at St Benedict Catholic Cathedral, Popo, Osogbo by […]

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Kidnapped Auxiliary bishop of Imo
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Abducted Catholic bishop, driver regain freedom

Abducted Catholic bishop, driver regain freedom By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo The abducted auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Catholic Achdiocese, Most Reverend Moses Chikwe has been released. Also released is his driver Mr Robert Ndubuisi who was kidnapped alongside the Bishop. It will be recalled that the auxiliary bishop and his driver were abducted on sunday, December […]

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The victims
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Enugu Gov, Catholic bishops, others mourn 8 pupils, others killed in auto crash

Enugu Gov, Catholic bishops, others mourn 8 pupils, others killed in auto crash By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo It was a sad day in Enugu State, Monday, November 9, as the State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, joined the Catholic Bishops and other Catholic faithful and bereaved families of eight pupils of Presentation Nursery and Primary School, Awgu, […]

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The widows
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Suffering alleviation: Catholic bishop gives widows N1.1m 

Suffering alleviation: Catholic bishop gives widows N1.1m By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo   The Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Most Rev Stephen Dami Mamza has presented eleven thousand naira (N11,000) each to one hundred and four widows to alleviate their suffering as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The beneficiaries are both Christians and Muslims. The […]

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Catholic Bishops in Nigeria
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#EndSARS: Nigerian govt yet to address fundamental issues – Catholic bishops

#EndSARS: Nigerian govt yet to address fundamental issues – Catholic bishops By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo   The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has said the nation’s government needed to take more progressive steps in addressing the demands of the youths so as to enable the country forge a path away from chaos to peace. […]

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