This year’s Lenten Season is a time that Nigerians are “knocking on heaven’s door”, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo in Nigeria has said, noting that the West African nation, especially, needs God’s mercy ahead of the country’s general elections.
There is need for Nigerians to experience “a new burst of hope” as their country marks 62 years of independence on Saturday, October 1, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said.
Catholic Bishops in Africa who are meeting in Ghana’s capital, Accra, need to be supported by prayers as they deliberate on the Church on the continent and her future, the President of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has said.
Catholic communicators in Africa have a duty to resist the influence of the contemporary propaganda networks that deliberately spread false information, the President of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has said.
At the Funeral Mass for the victims of the Pentecost Sunday attack on St. Francis Xavier Owo Catholic Parish of Ondo Diocese in Nigeria, a Catholic Bishop in the West African country has urged those affected by the June 5 tragedy to stand firm in their faith in the person of Jesus Christ.
The proposed Ave Maria Microfinance Bank of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo in Nigeria that received approval from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set to benefit millions in the Nigerian Episcopal See.
In a reflection based on the Message of Pope Francis for the 2022 World Communications Day (WCD), the President of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has underscored the value of listening and blamed violent conflicts across the globe on the “unwillingness to listen and understand the other.”
The stoning and murder of Deborah Yakubu and other people who have been killed in Nigeria because of their faith should provide a foundation upon which a country that embraces religious freedom can be rebuilt anew, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said.
Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria’s Oyo Diocese has directed the people of God under his pastoral care to “a more vigorous May devotion to the mother of Jesus” for an end to violent conflicts globally and in the West African nation.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has, in his Easter 2022 Message, called on leaders around the world to “stop their hypocrisy” and instead work for peace following the example of Jesus Christ who exemplifies servant leadership.
A Nigerian Catholic Bishop has called on leaders in situations where people are experiencing “bloodshed, suffering and destruction” under their watch to repent and address the challenges.
Followers of Jesus Christ Nigeria need to recommit themselves toward creating a better country by upholding “authentic Christian lives”, a Catholic Bishop in the West African country has said.
Nigeria stands in need of leaders characterized with courage who, like Jesus Christ, “speak the truth and live by it”, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Oyo Diocese has said in his message ahead of Palm Sunday.
Catholic Church leaders overseeing the department of Interreligious Dialogue in Nigeria’s Oyo Diocese have urged Christians and Muslims in the West African nation not to relent in fasting and praying “for a better Nigeria”.
Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria’s Oyo Diocese has urged Christians to observe Lent, saying failure to take part in the 40-day period characterized by prayer, fasting and almsgiving undermines the “authentic power and identity” of Christianity.
Nigerians can wade through the challenges facing the country by embracing “true valentine love”, which is characterized by self-denial and sacrifice, a Catholic Bishop in the West African country has said.
The youth who aspire to become parents in the future like Mary and Joseph ought to know that good parents are made and are products of mentorship and prayer, a Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has said.
Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria’s Oyo Diocese who was appointed a member of the Vatican Dicastery for Communication on December 3 has said that he will seek, in his “own modest way”, to foster a pastoral dynamism that brings the people of God together “through the media of communication”.
The Catholic Bishop at the helm of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS), an initiative of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), has been appointed a member of the Vatican Dicastery for Communication.
The 61st independence anniversary of the West African nation of Nigeria is being observed with mixed feelings of “praise and pain”, a Nigerian Catholic Bishop has said.