Tag: catholic church

Ado AminuMarch 16, 2021

The Catholic church decree against same-sex unions | What it means for LGBT+ Catholics

The Catholic Church Monday said in a decree that the church cannot sanction gay marriage since God “cannot bless sin.” ...

Ado AminuJanuary 11, 2021

Pope Francis updates Cannon to allow women to be formally installed as Lectors and Acolytes

An edict issued and personally signed by Pope Francis will finally see women, ‘recognized for the service already carried out ...

tosin adesinaJanuary 16, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] The Catholic Church in Nigeria has failed to walk the talk

The Catholic Church has remained one of the most outspoken Christian denominations in Nigeria. The Church and its leaders have ...

EzinneSeptember 25, 2017

The Thread: Catholic worshipper causes a ruckus in church; TwitterNG won’t take it

What do you do when you have questions about God and religion? If your name is Onuoha Dave, you give ...

AzeezSeptember 8, 2017

Gunmen attack Catholic church, shoot priest

Daniel Nwankwo,  parish priest of St Thomas Catholic Church, Onireke, Lagos, on Friday was shot by gunmen. A parishoner, Valentine, ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 7, 2017

Catholic Church supporting DACA because they need illegal aliens to fill their churches – Bannon

Former White House chief strategist, Steve Bannon has slammed the Catholic Church for their sentimental support for DACA. In his ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

We will locate, prosecute those behind Anambra church attack – Police

The Nigeria Police has released its official statement on the attack, where a gunman opened fire on worshipping members of ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2017

Gunman invades Catholic church, kills many in Anambra

Gunmen on Sunday invaded St Phillip’s Catholic Church in Ozubulu, a town in Anambra State. According to the News Agency ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

Pope Francis replies “erring” Priests on Bishop Okpaleke’s appointment

Days after the deadline Pope Francis gave priests of Ahiara diocese, Mbaise, Imo, to write and apologise to Bishop Peter ...

EditorJuly 7, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] As another gay orgy scandal erupts in the Vatican, is it time we addressed homosexuality in the Catholic church?

If you’ve been following the news then you’ll know that recently, the Vatican police, after being alerted by several complaints ...

EditorJuly 3, 2017

What do ‘Kanu vs Jesus’ and Ahiara March say about One Biafra?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Within the space of seven days, hundreds of cheering supporters rallied at Nnamdi Kanu’s house in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 29, 2017

Pope Francis’ top aide charged with sexual assault

Australia’s senior Catholic prelate, and one of Pope Francis’ top advisers, has been reportedly charged with sexual assault. Cardinal George ...

Op-ed EditorJune 18, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: There is something wrong with Nigeria

by Cheta Nwanze   In 1997, Edmund Fitzgibbon, the Irish Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Warri retired. He had ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

Obey your Bishop or get suspended – Pope warns Nigerian Priests

Pope Francis has ordered defiant Nigerians priests to obey him and their Bishop if they don’t want to lose their ...

Isime EseneJanuary 9, 2017

Church Crawler: The hymn party and my disappointment | Sunday at Regina Mundi Catholic Church

by Damilola Fowowe This Sunday, Church crawler in our usual manner took shop to Regina Mundi Catholic Church, Lagos. We ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 4, 2016

Church crawler: God painted as a jolly good fellow at Catholic Church of the Holy Spirit

Compact, small-ish, with a neat and well thought out interior, the Catholic Church of the Holy Spirit (CCOTHS), Omole Phase 1, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg and wife meets Pope Francis in Rome (PHOTOS)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday. Vatican spokesman ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

Stella Oduah holds requiem mass for late son

The Oduah family on Monday held a requiem mass for Chinedu the late son of Princess Stella Adaeze Oduah who died ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 28, 2016

Father Mbaka is a teacher and guardian – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday felicitated with the Director of Adoration Ministry, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka on the 21st anniversary of ...

Mazi EmekaJune 12, 2016

CAN hit by new crisis, Catholic church threatens to pull out

As the tenure of Ayo Oritsejafor, President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), winds down, a wave of fresh ...

Mazi EmekaMay 30, 2016

Church Crawler: St. Leo’s Catholic Church – fighting the battle of identity crisis

After more than a thousand years of almost unchanged traditions, the Roman Catholic Church has hinged its identity on its ...

Mazi EmekaApril 8, 2016

Pope Francis says the Church should embrace gays, lesbians and divorcees

Pope Francis in his yearly exhortations has called on catholic clergy and lay faithful to be more lenient in their ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 1, 2016

Why Father Mbaka was transferred – Catholic Church

The Catholic Church has explained the rationale behind the recent transfer of Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, from Christ the King Parish‎, GRA, where he ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 31, 2016

‘Our major concern is Father Mbaka’s security’ | APC says Catholic Church erred

The All Progressives Congress has disagreed with the Catholic Church on the transfer of the founder of the Adoration Ministries, ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 22, 2015

Thieves raid Catholic church during service

Armed robbers stormed a Catholic Church of Annunciation in Kubwa, and carted away valuable equipment and a Toyota Camry. Parish Priest, ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 29, 2015

Senator Hope Uzodinma in marriage scandal

Augusta Uzodinma, the estranged wife of Senator Hope Uzodinma, has cried foul over her husband’s plan to get married to ...

Mallam YeroJune 27, 2015

Mosque helps vandalized Catholic Church clean up

Last month, a Catholic Church in Mississauga, Canada was vandalized. Video footage showed a man entering the church and ripping ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 11, 2015

We do not take him serious || Catholic Fathers give it to Mbaka hot

by Azubuike Azikiwe Catholic clerics have distanced themselves from the New Year day’s sermon of Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, who ...

YEditorOctober 27, 2014

90,000 Catholics displaced in North-East Nigeria

by James Sambo The Catholic Church has disclosed that 14 of its parishes in the Northeast were sacked by the ...

YEditorAugust 29, 2014

Boko Haram have stretched their net into Adamawa, Catholic Church cries

by James Sambo The Catholic Church has raised the alarm over the activities of Boko Haram terrorists who have taken ...

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