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Philippines Easter Actor Crucified For 33rd Time

1 day ago /

A Filipino Catholic playing the role of Jesus Christ during holy week rites in the Philippines was crucified for the 33rd time on Good Friday.

Teenage Climate Activist Meets Pope Francis

3 days ago /

Swedish teenage climate activist, Greta Thunberg met Pope Francis after his weekly audience at Saint Peter's square at the Vatican on Wednesday. 

Pope Calls On The Church To Be Humble As Christians Mark Palm Sunday

6 days ago /

Tens of thousands of people waved palm and olive branches in saint. Peter’s square on Palm Sunday as Pope Francis led the world’s Catholics into holy week commemorations ahead of Easter calling for the church to be humble.

Pope Ends Morocco Visit

2 weeks ago /

Pope Francis departed Morocco on Sunday following a two-day visit to the North African country.

 

Abuja Church Celebrates Survival Of Herdsmen Attack

2 weeks ago /

Members of the Christ Apostolic Church Lugbe say they will continue to thank God for sparing their lives during the herdsmen attack on the church in 2018.

Cardinal Onaiyekan Seeks More Investment In Peace Building

3 weeks ago /

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and Chancellor of Veritas University Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has appealed to public and private institutions to invest in peace building among students and schools’ host communities.

Pope Francis Visits Morocco

3 weeks ago /

Pope Francis left Rome on Saturday to make a light trip to Morocco to promote inter-religious dialogue and support efforts by the North African country's King Mohammed to spread a moderate form of Islam.

President Buhari Explains His Reason To Observe Jumu’at Prayers at Villa

3 weeks ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his decision to observe Jumu’at prayers at the Presidential Villa, and not the National Mosque in Abuja, is to prevent the constraints and inconveniences presidential movements may cause to the people.

Cardinal Pell Jailed 6 Years For Child Sexual Abuse

1 month ago /

Cardinal George Pell has been jailed for six years after being convicted of sexually abusing two boys in Australia.

 

Presbyterian Clergy Worries Over Electoral Violence And Malpractices

1 month ago /

Some pockets of violence and electoral malpractices witnessed across the states in Nigeria during the last Presidential, National Assembly and  Governorship elections have become worrisome to religious leaders  

French Court Convicts Bishop Over Sexual Abuse

1 month ago /

A French court convicted the Roman Catholic archbishop of Lyon on Thursday failing to act on historic allegations of sexual abuse of boy scouts in his diocese, handing cardinal Philippe Barbarin a six-month suspended jail sentence.

Pope Seeks Prayers For Success Of Abuse Conference

2 months ago /

Catholic Pontiff Pope Francis on Sunday asked the faithful gathered in St. Peter's square for his weekly Angelus prayer to pray for the success of the upcoming abuse conference.

Lawyers Kick Against Recruitment Of Quacks As Sharia Judges In Bauchi

4 months ago /

Young lawyers forum (YLF) of the Nigerian Bar Association has decried the alleged collection of applications for positions of sharia court judges from people 'who have qualifications outside the legal profession' by the Bauchi state judicial service commission (jsc).

Muslim Cleric Urges Leaders To Guard Against Politics Of Bitterness

5 months ago /

As Muslims across the world prepare to observe the Eid-el-Maulud celebration an Islamic cleric in Abuja Fuad Adeyemi has called on leaders to guard against bitter politics.

Pray For Nigeria – Cleric

6 months ago /

Nigerians have been asked to keep praying for the progress and unity of the country as she goes through series of economic, political and social challenges.

Pope Warns Mafia Against Blasphemy

7 months ago /

Pope Francis has advised mafia members to stop blaspheming against god and to embrace love and service.

Muslim Community Partners IPAC To Pray In Cross River

7 months ago /

The Muslim Community in Cross River State in partnership with the State Inter Aprty Advisory Council IPAC, have called on Political Parties to play by the rules and do away with any act that can cause political tension in the Country.

Forum Want Religion To Play Constructive Role In 2019 Elections

7 months ago /

Presenting a paper titled: How Vital Is Religion In 2019 Elections In Nigeria, a Professor of Religious Ethics, Jacob Ayantayo insisted that since religion cannot be separated from the people, it must be used appropriately to sanitize the Polity.

Heavy Security As Muslims Hold Eid Prayers In Ilorin

8 months ago /

As Muslim Faithful in Ilorin, the kwara state capital joined other faithful across the world to celebrate the Eid El-Kabir festival, they have been admonished to emulate Prophet Muhammed who lived a life of sacrifice, imbibe the lessons of total submission and obedience to the will of almighty Allah and promote the principle of being one another’s keeper.

 

Ndoma-Egba Preaches Love, Tolerance At Eid El-Kabir

8 months ago /

The Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba has enjoined the Muslim Ummah and Nigerians in general to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice, love and tolerance for the peace, unity and progress of our country.


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