Monthly Archives: June 2018

Our Pretentious Society

To say that every passing day sees me getting fed up with society is to make an understatement. My sagging hopes are predicated on the pretentious nature of our existence, the false life we lead and, worse of all, the condoning, if not encouragement of such by institutions one would ordinarily rely upon to fight against the malaise. Thus, everywhere ...

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Exploiting Women is a ‘Sin Against God’- Pope Francis

In his daily homily Friday, Pope Francis issued a scathing critique of the ways in which women are often exploited and mistreated – whether it be through a revealing television ad, or when getting a job is contingent on sexual favors. He said there is a tendency in many environments to view women as “second class” or as an object ...

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The Role of Women in Church Development

By Bro. Mike Nnamah A lot of literature has been written on women in nation growth and development but not much has been discussed about women in Church growth and development. Women play a number of roles, duties and functions in our society but three most outstanding ones are that of wives, mothers and of course child bearing. These three ...

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The Role of Mary in Salvation

One of the most controversial doctrines of the Catholic Church always attacked by ignorant people is the role of Mary in the salvation of mankind. Those who do not know the official position of the Church in relation to devotion to Mary, Mother of God, always think and conclude that Catholics have placed Mary in the same position as Jesus. ...

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Questions on Sexuality Loom Large Ahead Of Youth Synod

According to the official working document for the upcoming synod of bishops on youth, the major questions for young people ahead of the October discussion surround issues of sexuality and gender, the role of women and the desire for a Church that knows how to listen. The “instrumentum laboris” for the Oct. 3-28 Synod of Bishops on “Young People, the ...

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Emenaka Commissions Multi-Million Naira Borehole in Nsugbe

By Abuchi Onwumelu The member representing Anambra East in Anambra State House of Assembly and the House Committee Chairman on Budget and Appropriation, Hon. (Pharm.) Obinna Chris Emenaka, has commissioned a borehole in Agbata Village in Nsugbe. It was in fulfilment of promises he made to his constituents. The commissioning of the borehole ended lack of access to safe water ...

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Okada Ban:Obiano Offers N765m Lifeline, Buses

By Ozo Ray. Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has set aside ₦765,000,000 for commercial motorcyclists in the state to enable them to purchase shuttle buses following the government’s decision to ban their operations in Awka, the state capital, and Onitsha, the commercial hub of the state. from July 1 this year. The funds, Fides gathered, will be accessed through ...

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