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General Gowon, Archbishop Welby express deep concern over killings

Also, in an interview with the Vatican News (the Catholic Church’s official news website), Cardinal John Onaiyekan has condemned the federal government’s inability to deal decisively with the perpetrators of the unrelenting killings.

Bishop Kukah: Politicians can go over oceans of blood and corpses to steal votes

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, says the continuous killings in the country is as a result of desperation of politicians to hold power.

Vatican document suggests priestly role for married men, women

A document for a meeting of Catholic bishops from the Amazon, expected to evaluate ordaining elderly married men as priests for the vast region, says the Church should make “daring proposals”.

Nicaragua president to meet Catholic bishops for new crisis talks

President Daniel Ortega will meet Nicaragua's Catholic bishops Thursday to discuss resuming church-mediated talks on ending a political crisis and protest violence that has left more than 120 people dead, the bishops' conference said.

Killings: Stop accusing President Buhari of sponsoring Fulani herdsmen – Ishaq Oloyede tells CAN

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, has urged Nigerians to eschew hatred, conflicts, suspicion and imputation of motive to attract national development.

Pope’s team leads 50 bishops to Benue mass burial

The representative of the Pope in Nigeria will lead about 50 Catholic bishops to the mass burial of two priests and parishioners, who were killed by herdsmen at Mbalon community in the Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State on Tuesday.

CAC leader asks Christians to stop abusing, cursing President Buhari

The president of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), worldwide, Abraham Akinosun, has asked churches to stop complaining but pray for President Muhammadu Buhari to overcome challenges facing the nation.

Tanzania opposition cries foul, church speaks out

The woes of Tanzania’s opposition continued last week, with six Chadema leaders, among them chairman Freeman Mbowe, sitting in jail over the East holiday after they were charged with sedition, incitement to violence and unlawful assembly.

2019: Senator Mark charges Nigerians to ‘change the change’

Immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has charged Nigerians to get their voters cards to change the change in the forthcoming general elections.

The more things change…

kidnap of 105 female students of Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, was Chibok all over again. As it was in April 2014 so it is in February 2018. The president has changed, the service chiefs have changed and the crime scene has changed — but the details are so alike.

DR Congo Catholics pray ahead of new protest march

Roman Catholics in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday heeded a call by Pope Francis to pray for peace, two days ahead of a planned protest against the regime.

Catholic bishops urges federal govt to protect lives at all cost

The Catholic Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have urged the Federal Government to protect all human lives at all costs to avoid disintegration and destruction of the Nigerian society.

Federal govt supported states with N1.19 trillion in 2017 – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday said the Federal Government supported the 36 States with about N1.19 trillion as at September 2017 for the execution of various programmes.

Governor Bello apologises to Christians, Catholic Bishops

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Tuesday once again apologised to Catholic Bishops and the entire Christendom over his February 9 comments on the visit of Catholic Bishops to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa.

Governor Bello apologises to Catholic bishops over looters tithes’ comment

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has apologised to the Catholic bishops and Christians over his alleged comment that those who opposed President Muhammadu Buhari were corrupt Christian leaders who were unhappy because looters were no longer able to pay tithes to them.

Governor Bello an overzealous opportunist – CDHR

The Committee for the Defense of Human Rights (CDHR) has accused Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello of being over zealous in his support for president Muhammadu Buhari.

Governor Bello will not escape God’s wrath – Catholic groups

Two Catholic Church groups, the Caritas Nigeria and the Justice Development and Peace Commission have condemned Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello over his attack on Catholic bishops.

National Assembly alteration of election time table’ll weed out bad lawmakers – Governor Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has told the Catholic Bishops that it was only those that looted the nation’s treasury and those that carried the country’s money with Jet to South Africa that were angry with the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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