Monthly Archives: November 2018

Ifeanyi Aniagor- the Brain Behind Anambra Digipreneur

By Amarachi Okpunobi I thought I knew how to speak Igbo till I spent some time with Igbo Wikimedians at ASATU Hall, Government House Awka from 29 -31 October, 2018, where young minds were being trained to help build Igbo Wikitionary. The training was organised by the Digipreneur Hub of Anambra State who are championing the youths into becoming digitally ...

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Youth Synod Final Report Released, Addresses Gender, Sexuality

Bishops inside the synod hall. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA. By Hannah Brockhaus The final report of the fifteenth general session of the Synod of Bishops, held on the topics of young people, faith, and vocational discernment, was released Saturday. The document says the Church must find new ways of presenting its teaching on sexuality and continue to “accompany” and “listen to” ...

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I Won’t Congratulate Obi over His Pick as PDP VP Candidate, Says Obiano

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has said that he will not congratulate his predecessor, Mr Peter Obi, over his emergence as the vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, because there is nothing to celebrate about it. Obiano, who spoke through his Special Adviser on political matters, Barr Ifeatu Obi-Okoye, stated this when ...

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Nikki Haley Praises ‘Everyday Miracles’ of Church despite Abuse Crisis

Ambassador Nikki Halley, Sept. 2018. Credit: levradin/Shutterstock Ambassador Nikki Haley used her speech at the annual Al Smith dinner in New York City to acknowledge the Church’s efforts to address the sexual abuse scandal while continuing its “incredible work” helping “millions of desperate people” around the world. The outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations was the guest of honor ...

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Number of Americans who say They are Witches is on the Rise

A ritual halloween witchcraft scene. Credit: MarynaKaravaieva/Shutterstock By Christine Rousselle The number of Americans who claim to be witches has increased dramatically over the past 30 years. An estimated 1 to 1.5 million people say they practice Wicca or paganism, a rise from an estimated 8,000 Wiccans in 1990, and 340,000 in 2008. In 2014, a Pew Research Center survey ...

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Justice and Truth, Essential Requisites for Reconciliation – Archbishop Ndagoso

Archbishop Matthew Ndagoso of Kaduna has described justice and truth as essential requisites for reconciliation and peace in the society. The Archbishop made this declaration in his homily at the funeral Mass for the late traditional ruler of Adara chiefdom, Agom Adara; Dr. Maiwada Raphael Galadima, who was murdered in the wave of the crisis that engulfed the city of ...

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The Significance of All Saints and All Souls

The Catholic Church is structured in such a way that she has a common feast day for All Saints. This day is the day that all saints are remembered, especially those who have no special feast days of their own. It is held on every November 1 and serves as a great opportunity for the faithful to remember all saints ...

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