Former governor of Abia state, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday night, in Abuja, revealed that Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation would soon partner with the Catholic Church, through Caritas Foundation to combat human trafficking, health-related issues, among others.
Kalu, who disclosed this when he hosted Catholic Bishops, Ambassadors, politicians and other top religious and government topshots at his Abuja home, said the planned partnership is part of his own contribution to the society.
“I went to a Mass one morning and they said […]
One of the men who allegedly attacked a Catholic church in Niger state has opened up on why he did it.
18-year old suspect, Abba Usman, said that some female members of the church should be blamed for playing musical instruments so loud, dancing and making noise while a Juma’at prayer was going on at the mosque opposite the church on Friday, July 15 ; Newsmen reports.
He said, “We went to the church to teach them a bitter lesson so that […]
Photos have shown what a Catholic near Abuja looked like after it was destroyed by Muslim youths yesterday.
At the early hour of yesterday, we reported that about 200 Muslim youths attacked and destroyed St. Philip’s Catholic Parish, Baki Iku, which is very close to Zuma Rock in Niger State.
Photos from the attacked church have now emerged.
According to eyewitnesses, some Catholics had gone to the church to pray and were attacked by the Muslims who claimed that Friday is their day […]
A group of Muslim youths yesterday attacked St. Philip’s Catholic Parish, Baki Iku, close to Zuma Rock in Niger State, destroying properties worth thousands of naira.
The Vicar-General of Parish, Revered-Father Gobep Luka Sylvester, who confirmed the news last night, said about 200 Muslim youths stormed the Church premises yesterday and destroyed properties of the church.
It was gathered that some Catholics had gone to the church to pray and were attacked by the Muslims who claimed that Friday was their day […]
53 year old former Miss America, singer and actress, Vanessa Williams who got married to her husband, 53 year old Jim Skrip on July 4, 2015 in front of friends and family got married again in her own church, a Catholic Church on Monday.
The couple took their vows again on Monday and on Tuesday, Vanessa shared the tender moment on her IG page and captioned it:
‘Yesterday we took one last walk down the aisle — this time in my […]
The Catholic diocese of Ekiti has threatened to sue Governor Ayodele Fayose over the education development levy imposed on primary and secondary pupils in both state-owned and private schools in the state.
Under the new tax regime, pupils in primary and secondary schools are to pay N500 and N1,000 education development levy, respectively.
But the catholic church has said it will not pay the money, advising the government to exempt its schools from payment.
Citing Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board Law, 2005, […]
Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Yola, Reverend Father Stephen Dami Mamza, has chided the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, for deviating from the original mission of the body.
The Catholic Bishop who reiterated during the Easter celebration came out clear on why Catholics have chosen not to identify themselves with CAN.
He gave insight on why the body suspended its participation in activities involving the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, the umbrella body of Christians in the country.
Bishop Mamza who spoke with […]