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EditorSeptember 2, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 2nd of September

Follow the stories and analyses on YNaija: We are in support of your anti-graft war | Vatican tells Buhari Buratai ...

ItunuoluwaMay 24, 2017

Pope Francis discusses terrorism and climate change, urges Trump to be a peacemaker,

The Pope urged President Trump to be a peacemaker during the Holy See meeting, Wednesday, and Trump promised he would ...

ItunuoluwaMay 12, 2017

Trump “caught” kissing Pope Francis in Vatican City

by Itunuoluwa Adebo A mural portrait of President Trump ‘kissing’ Pope Francis, titled “The Good Forgives the Evil” was signed ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 14, 2016

‘I’ve never heard of Christian terrorists’ – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III has stated that hijab wearing for female Muslims is not a privilege but a ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 9, 2015

Pope Francis makes it easy for Catholics to get divorced

Pope Francis appears to be on a mission to bend the rigid rules of the Catholic church, to the whims of ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 2, 2015

Pope changes Catholic rule on abortion

Women who have suffered abortion in the past and present can now breathe a sigh of relief if they had ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 26, 2015

Apparently the pope hasn’t watched TV in over 20 years

by Chinwe Okafor A lot of us complain now that we are too busy to even keep up with favorite ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 29, 2015

This latest move by the Catholic Pope shows that he may be a feminist

by Chinwe Okafor The pope just announced to the world that he may in fact be a feminist. During his ...

July 10, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: A lesson to the Nigerian Army, Lagos from the Pope

by Abimbola Adelakun Pope Francis has demonstrated that even the church authorities can practise what it preaches and that, in ...

March 3, 2014

No way! Pope Francis didn’t just say the ‘F’ word, did he?

by Adeola Balogun Pope Francis is gradually making his mark as one of the most loved pontiffs in history and ...

February 16, 2014

How do you solve a problem like Kris Okotie? (YNaija Long Read)

by Eromo Egbejule with additional reports by Emmanuel Osanedum     It is certainly difficult for a new generation to ...

February 13, 2014

Opinion: The law of God is against homosexuality

by Olukayode Thomas In Leviticus 20:13, God commanded, “If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both ...

January 27, 2014

T.B Joshua ‘turns gay man straight’, speaks on homosexuality

by Akan Ido In the wake of Nigeria’s anti-gay bill signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan, popular televangelist, TB ...

January 26, 2014

Chris Okotie is simply ignorant – Archbishop of Lagos fires back

by Adeola Balogun Recent statements about Catholicism credited to the pastor of the Household of God Church, Chris Okotie, have ...

January 18, 2014

Why I called the Pope an Anti-Christ – Rev. Chris Okotie opens up

by ‘Jola Sotubo Pastor Chris Okotie of the Household of God Church International Ministries, located in the Ikeja area of ...

December 29, 2013

READ: Did Pope Francis really say hell is not real but ‘merely a metaphor’?

by LittleGreenFootballs This post (excerpted below) from Diversity Chronicle Blog  from December 5, 2013 has been circulated. POPE FRANCIS CONDEMNS RACISM AND ...

December 22, 2013

Somebody shout Halleluyah! Pastor Chris Okotie ‘buys N120 million Rolls Royce to celebrate’ (LOOK)

by Tutu Akinlabi Ever one to live it large, the spiritual leader of the Household of God Church International in ...

December 2, 2013

“If I see Chris Okotie in Heaven, I’ll leave” – Top 10 reactions to Chris Okotie’s “Catholics are going to hell” sermon (TWEETS)

 by ‘Jola Sotubo   If I see Chris Okotie in Heaven, I will leave Heaven. Heaven is not for divorcees ...

December 2, 2013

All Catholics worship Satan, they will go to HELL – Chris Okotie stuns congregation, opens up on TB Joshua

by ‘Jola Sotubo In a sermon which is said to have left members of his congregation stunned, Pastor Chris Okotie ...

November 24, 2013

Pope Francis unveils ‘bone fragments of St. Peter’ for the very first time (PHOTO)

The remains of St Peter, the Church’s first pope and one of the earliest and closest disciples of Jesus Christ, ...

November 19, 2013

Why not?! Even the Pope does it: ‘Selfie’ is Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year + other shortlisted words

The word has evolved from a niche social media tag into a mainstream term for a self-portrait photograph, the editors ...

November 17, 2013

15 reasons the world is LOVING Pope Francis

by Timothy McGrath Pope Francis is the head of the Catholic Church and the big boss of Vatican City. There are ...

September 20, 2013

Finding a ‘new balance’: Pope warns Catholic Church may fall ‘like a house of cards’ if it continues its obsession with abortion, others

Pope Francis said he was resolved to reform the church which had a tendency to get caught up in ‘small ...

September 1, 2013

“War, never again”: Pope Francis calls for peace in Syria

Pope Francis smiles as he arrives for a private visit at the Saint Agostino church in Rome August 28, 2013. ...

August 4, 2013

Opinion: Saving the Catholic Church from Nigerians

by Erwin Ofili We must all act now to prevent the same disease that has afflicted the Nigerian government from ...

July 29, 2013

“If someone is gay and seeks the Lord… who am I to judge?” – Pope Francis

Pope Francis declared on Monday that it was not his place to judge homosexuals and said they should not be ...

May 27, 2013

Meet the Catholic priest who claims to have cast out 160,000 demons (PICTURED)

The Catholic Church’s leading ‘exorcist’ is calling for all priests to be allowed to conduct the ritual after Pope Francis apparently performed ...

May 12, 2013

#StoriesWeHear: Police arrest nude female ‘Pope’ handing out condoms (PICTURED)

A Carnegie Mellon University student was charged Friday with indecent exposure by campus police after a Catholic bishop complained about ...

March 14, 2013

Viva il papa: Jublilation as Pope Francis I emerges Catholic Pontiff (PHOTOS)

by Isi Esene Argentine, Jorge Mario Bergoglio on Wednesday evening became the 266th Pope with millions of Catholic faithfuls all ...

March 14, 2013

How Jorge Bergoglio emerged as Pope Francis I, the 266th pontiff

The new Pope has been unveiled as Argentine Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, who will take the ...

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