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Cleric Advocates Collaborative Leadership For Nigeria

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The parish priest of Holy Rosary Catholic church Wuse, Dam Tumba says that the greatest challenge facing Nigeria’s leadership is competition rather than collaboration among leaders.

 

Pope Francis Rolls Out New Rules On Sex Abuse Among Catholic Priests

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Pope Francis has made it mandatory for Roman Catholic Clergy to report cases of clerical sexual abuse and cover-ups to the church.

Pope Urges European Leaders To Address Wealth Inequality, Low Birth Rates

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Pope Francis has urged European leaders to address wealth inequality and low birth rates that have created an “ice curtain” between Europe’s richer and poorer states fueling immigration.

Buhari Felicitates With Muslims As They Begin Ramadan Fast

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a goodwill message to Nigerians in general and Muslims in particular as they commence the month-long Ramadan fast.

Philippines Easter Actor Crucified For 33rd Time

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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

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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

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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

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

 

Abuja Church Celebrates Survival Of Herdsmen Attack

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

6 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

7 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

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


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