Nigeria: No Harm Must Befall Bishop Kukah, CAN Warns

Nigeria: No Harm Must Befall Bishop Kukah, CAN Warns

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has cautioned those threatening the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Dr Matthew Hassan Kukah, to stop their unlawful actions and also asks the security agencies to ensure the safety and security of the cleric. CAN said it has been watching the unfolding scenario since Bishop Kukah spoke his mind on the State of the Nation in his Christmas homily and how some groups of people have been threatening him with fire and brimstone while all relevant security agencies are pretending as if nothing unusual is…

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Pope Francis To Have COVID-19 Vaccine, Says It Is The Ethical Choice For All

Pope Francis to have COVID-19 vaccine, says it is the ethical choice for all

Pope Francis said on Saturday he planned to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as early as next week and urged everyone to get a shot, to protect not only their own lives but those of others. “I believe that ethically everyone should take the vaccine,” the Pope said in an interview with TV station Canale 5. “It is an ethical choice because you are gambling with your health, with your life, but you are also gambling with the lives of others.” Vatican City, the smallest independent county in the world, home…

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Nigerians Deceived By Buhari’s Govt — Onaiyekan Blasts FG

Nigerians Deceived By Buhari's Govt — Onaiyekan Blasts FG

Former Archbishop of the Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s admittance that Nigerians don’t trust his government is a positive step. The clergyman stated this while reacting to Buhari’s Christmas message when he featured on a Channels Television program. Onaiyekan attributed the rising public distrust in Buhari’s administration to widespread deceit being peddled on numerous occasions. “It is positive that President Buhari recognizes that his government has a heavy liability of trust deficits and it is not good for a nation that the citizens…

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Buhari Sacrificing Nigerians For Northern Interest – Kukah

Buhari sacrificing Nigerians for northern interest – Kukah

Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Father  Matthew Kukah, says the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has sacrificed the dreams of Nigerians on the altar of nepotism by allegedly pursuing Northern hegemony. The bishop also said Nigeria appeared to be heading for darkness under Buhari’s regime, noting that the government must explain the mystery behind the endless bloodletting in the country occasioned by insecurity. He described Nigeria as a rudderless country where the citizens traveled in a boat devoid of captain or crew and without any maps and destination insight.…

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Nepotism: There Could’ve Been Coup If Buhari Wasn’t President- Kukah

Father Kukah Must Be Allowed To Practice His Faith And Politics- Presidency

Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah, has lamented that nepotism characterized the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari. He explained that there could have been a coup or war in the country if a non-Northern Muslim became president and did a fraction of what Buhari had done. The Bishop made this known in his 2020 Christmas message titled, on Friday. He said, “This government owes the nation an explanation as to where it is headed as we seem to journey into darkness. The spilling of this blood must be related…

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Buhari: Catholic Church defends Kukah, pushes back detractors

Buhari: Catholic Church defends Kukah, pushes back detractors

The National Directorate of Social Communications of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria in Abuja has stoutly defended the state of the nation message delivered on Christmas Day by Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, Bishop Catholic Diocese of Sokoto. In the statement titled, A call-in Support of Truth’, the church said the attacks that the truthful message has attracted is ‘the stock in trade of evil people”. “As expected, the agents of evil have gathered to attack the person of the Bishop and to discredit the simple obvious truth of the…

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Gunmen Abduct Bishop Chikwe, Driver In Owerri

Gunmen abduct bishop Chikwe, driver in Owerri

The 53-year-old priest was kidnapped along with his chauffeur near his residence on Sunday night, 27 December. The Owerri archbishop, Most Rev. John Victor Obinna, called for prayers “for Chikwe’s safety and quick release.” \ “According to eyewitnesses, the Auxiliary Bishop was abducted on the night of Sunday 27th December 2020. “An anonymous source said that the Bishop and his driver were kidnapped close to his house, while his car and official regalia were abandoned at the premises of the Assumpta Cathedral. “As at the time of this report, there…

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100 Years Celebration: Confraternity Of Christian Mothers In Nigeria Marks Centenary Anniversary

100 Years Celebration: Confraternity Of Christian Mothers In Nigeria Marks Centenary Anniversary

By: Neta Nwosu and Uchechukwu Akwuobi   The year 2020 marked the centenary anniversary of Christian Mothers in Nigeria. More than two hundred Catholic women from the fifteen Deaneries of the Archdiocese of Lagos gathered at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Maryland, Lagos, on Sunday, October 18, 2020, to experience the grand climax of the three-day centenary celebration in the Archdiocese. The ostentatious event commenced with Holy Mass at the Marian Shrine which witnessed the prophetic homily of Most. Rev. Dr. Alfred Adewale Martins, Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos.…

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Gov. Ugwuanyi, Nwodo, Obi, Eze, 38 Bishops, Others, Grace Dedication Of Nsukka Catholic Cathedral

Gov. Ugwuanyi, Nwodo, Obi, Eze, 38 Bishops, others, grace dedication of Nsukka Catholic Cathedral

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, former governor of old Enugu State, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, Senator Chukwuka Utazi representing Enugu North Senatorial District, Senator Ayogu Eze, the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, the Papal Nuncio to Nigeria, Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi, 38 Catholic Bishops across the country and some Anglican Bishops, were among the dignitaries that witnessed the dedication of St Theresa’s Cathedral Nsukka, on Thursday. Speaking during the epoch-making event, Gov. Ugwuanyi who conveyed the felicitations of…

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Plot Thickens Over Origins Of Pope’s Same Sex Marriage Endorsement

Plot Thickens Over Origins Of Pope's Same Sex Marriage Endorsement

Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time Questions swirled Thursday about the origins of Pope Francis’ bombshell comments endorsing same-sex civil unions, with all evidence suggesting he made them in a 2019 interview that was never broadcast in its entirety. The Vatican refused to comment on whether it cut the remarks from its own broadcast or if the Mexican broadcaster that conducted the interview did. And it didn’t respond to questions about why it allowed the comments to be aired now in the documentary “Francesco,” which premiered…

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