Peter Ebere Cardinal Okpaleke of Nigeria’s Ekwulobia Diocese has urged the Laity in the West African nation to “actively” engage in the country’s politics.
The Laity in Nigeria have been called upon to manifest servant leadership traits after the example of Jesus Christ.
Peter Ebere Cardinal Okpaleke, the Local Ordinary of Nigeria’s Ekwulobia Diocese, has cautioned against Bills that seek to negate gains the West African nation has made in the practice of religion, describing them as “evil bills”.
Peter Ebere Cardinal Okpaleke has faulted the realization of the process of redesigning Nigeria’s currency, the Naira, saying it “was badly implemented”.
Nigeria’s opposition political parties need to “follow the rule of law” in their attempt to challenge the results of the February 25 disputed presidential poll, a Cardinal in Africa’s most populous nation has told ACI Africa.
A Nigerian Cardinal has, in his message for Lent 2023, reflected on the General elections in Nigeria scheduled for February 25, saying the West African country is “tottering at the brinks” and the polls are “decisive.”
The funeral of the late Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr who served as the Local Ordinary of the Catholic Diocese of Wa in Ghana until his death on November 27 has been planned for next month after his body will have been flown from Rome.
Members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have paid glowing tribute to Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr who passed on in Rome on November 27.
Pope Francis has eulogized the late Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr who died on Sunday, November 27 as a “faithful witness to the gospel”.
The desire of Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr, who served as President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) before his death on Sunday, November 27, was to fire up the work of the common forum of Catholic Bishops on the continent, the Bishop of Oyo Diocese in Nigeria has said.
Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr, one of the Catholic Church leaders elevated to Cardinal during the August 27 Consistory, has died.
The recently elevated Cardinal from Ghana who has been in hospital in Roma after undergoing a heart surgery in September has been discharged.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia in Nigeria has sent a message of solidarity with Catholic youths in Africa who are participating in the planned dialogue with Pope Francis, expressing hope that the young people will have a fruitful conversation with the Holy Father.
Pope Francis has appointed the recently created African Cardinals to two Vatican Dicasteries, one as member to the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life and the other to the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity.
The elevation of Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke of Nigeria’s Ekwulobia Diocese to the rank of Cardinal is a promotion of the local Church, the people of God in Nigeria, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African nation has said.
The new Ghanaian Cardinal who is expected to undergo heart surgery in Rome has expressed gratitude to the people of God praying for his “complete and full recovery”.
Richard Kuuia Cardinal Baawobr, the new Ghanaian Cardinal who missed the August 27 Consistory due to a heart complication is “doing well and in high spirits”, the Director of Communications of the Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference (GCBC) has told ACI Africa.
Pope Francis has appealed for prayers for Ghanaian Cardinal, Richard Kuuia Baawobr who missed the August 27 Consistory due to what the Holy Father termed "a heart problem".