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French to protest pro-IVF law for single women, lesbians

Thousands of people prepared to descend on Paris on Sunday to protest a government plan to let single women and lesbians become pregnant with fertility treatments, the first major social reform since France legalised gay marriage in 2013.

Grandma in police net for selling phone stolen from Catholic priest

A 54-year old grand mother, Hannah Ibadin, is now cooling her heels in police cell at the Edo State Police Command for selling a Nokia phone stolen from a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. David Aronokhale. ‎
An attendee at the memorial service held by South African political party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in honour of the late Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe takes pictures with a wax model of the former president in Soweto, Johannesburg on September 12, 2019. GULSHAN KHAN | AFP

Robert Mugabe’s funeral fuels tensions due to traditional beliefs, rituals

As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spiritual traditions.

Priest urges Catholic lawyers to help defend the poor

The Lafia Diocesan Chaplain of the Catholic Lawyers Association of Nigeria (CLAN), Rev. Fr. Paul Eze, has urged the association members to dedicate part of their time to offering legal services to the poor.

Catholic bishops want federal government to strengthen security

Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has urged the Federal Government to further strengthen the peace and security of the nation.

Paedophile priest bags 30 years in prison

A former Roman Catholic priest who fled to Morocco before he was returned to the United States and convicted of sexually abusing an altar boy in New Mexico in the 1990s was sentenced on Friday to 30 years in prison, prosecutors said.
Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.

Pope Francis to visit Thailand, Japan in November

Pope Francis will visit Thailand and Japan in November in a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honour the small Catholic communities in each country.
Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels board a bus before heading to a weapons decommissioning ceremony at Camp Darapanan, Sultan Kudarat town on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on September 7, 2019. Ferdinandh CABRERA - AFP

Rebels hand over guns in Philippines peace deal

Muslim rebels in the mainly Catholic Philippines began handing over their guns to independent foreign monitors Saturday, as part of a treaty aimed at ending a decades-long separatist insurgency that has left about 150,000 people dead.

Senator Adefuye marks 75th birthday

Rev. Father Pius Omofuma, a Catholic Priest, has called on Nigerians to renew their zeal for God’s work in alleviating the plight of the masses and love for all irrespective of creed, tribe or political leanings.

Tiv/Jukun crisis: Slain Taraba priest buried

The Catholic community in Taraba State on Tuesday laid to rest the body of Rev. Fr. David Tanko, a priest who was killed in Takum on Wednesday.
LGBT refugees living in Kenya stand behind a rainbow flag as they protest against their treatment by authorities, outside an office of the UN refugee agency UNHCR in Nairobi on May 17, 2019.

Philippine court refuses to legalise gay marriage

A landmark case to legalise gay marriage was rejected by the Philippines’ highest court on Tuesday, but LGBT advocates in the deeply Catholic nation vowed to push their battle in the legislature.
Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.

Pope Francis to visit poor of Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius

Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Suspected militiamen kill dozens in Taraba community

Suspected militiamen reportedly opened fire on residents of Takum, a Taraba community Sunday morning, killing dozens.
Among the protesters in Hong Kong, many, such as Terence Lai, are prompted by their religious faith to take part in the demonstrations.

Hong Kong Christians call for reform

Among the protesters in Hong Kong, many, such as Terence Lai, are prompted by their religious faith to take part in the demonstrations.

Tiv group condemns killing of Catholic priest in Taraba

The Tiv Cultural and Social Association, on Friday, condemned the killing of a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. David Tanko, in Taraba State and called for investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death.

Gunmen kill Catholic priest in Taraba

Gunmen on Wednesday ambushed and killed Rev. Fr. David Tanko, a Catholic priest of Jalingo diocese at Kufai Amadu Parish in Takum local government area of Taraba state.

Gunmen kill Catholic priest, set body ablaze

The chairman of the Kufai Adamu, Shiban Tikari has confirmed the killing of a Catholic priest, barely 24 hours after gunmen raided villages in Taraba.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo governor can succeed by listening to advice – Catholic priest

A Catholic priest and the Spiritual Director of Catholic Adoration Family, Owerri Archdiocese, Reverend Father Cammymario Egeolu, has called on Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State to listen to good advice if he wants to succeed.

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US visa restriction against Nigerians, commendable – Ex-Lagos deputy governor

A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
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Senator Abe: Leadership without sacrifice is meaningless

Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most viable means of bringing prosperity to the masses.

President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.

PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.