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Pope Francis To Visit Iraq

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Pope Francis said on Monday he wants to travel to Iraq next year, which would be the first papal trip there.

Pope Appeals For Dialogue And Peace In Sudan

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Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week.

 

Anglican Bishop Charges FG On Proactive Steps To Tackle Insecurity

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Bishop of the church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Lafia Diocese right reverend Godwin Robinson has appealed to the Nigerian government to be more proactive in tackling the spate of insecurity across the country.

President Buhari Commiserates Over Passage Of Bishop Emeritus

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President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, President and members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, and the entire Catholic community in the country, on the passage of the Bishop Emeritus of Sokoto, Most Rev Kevin Joseph Aje.

Eid-El-Fitir Celebrations In Maiduguri And Liberated Areas Pass Peacefully

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Security deployments by the police and other security agencies were massive at the various payer grounds and some of the recreational centres, all in a bid to ensure a hitch-free Sallah.

Christian Pilgrims Commission Boss Urges Nigerians To Be More Patriotic

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The executive secretary of the Nigerian Christian pilgrims' commission, Tor Ujah says, if Nigerians proudly own the country, no other country of the world will compete with them in developmental ideas and creative abilities.

Muslims End Ramadan Fast

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Muslims in Nigeria and around the world are looking out for the new crescent that would mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the spiritual obligation of the month-long fast.

Cleric Tasks Political Leaders On National Unity

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The Vicar of the all saints Anglican Church Wuse, Ernest Onuarah wants the country’s new leadership to focus on what will unite the nation and its people so that Nigeria will compete favourably with other nations that are waxing strong, economically.

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.


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