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Monthly Archives: September 2019

NACC Honours Obi, Fr Obiefuna, Others

By Amaka Olua The National Association of Catholic Corp (NACC) members, Batch B, Anambra State Chapter, September 8, honoured the former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi; the pioneer chaplain, Rev Fr Prof B.C.A. Obiefuna, and members of CWO Onitsha Archdiocese. The event which was held at the NYSC Camp in Umunya, Oyi L.G.A., Anambra State, is in appreciation ...

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Okwuanyionu Foundation Holds Third Edition of Scholarship Award

By Mercy Hill Over Fifty Secondary School Students in Anaocha LGA of Anambra State have been awarded scholarship through their Secondary School Education. The scheme was availed to them through the Okwuanyionu Foundation, founded by Ezeani Dr JK Okoye, and had been functioning for the past three years till date. The third edition of the scholarship ceremony which held at ...

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Embrace Wisdom of Heart, Greatest of Virtues – Fr Obi

. . Condemns Girl-Child Abusers, Xenophobic attack By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba An Awka Diocesan Catholic priest, Rev Fr Melkizedek Obi, has stressed the need for people of all strata to embrace wisdom of heart as their lifestyle. Rev Fr Obi, who stated this in his homily of the Holy Mass to mark the Birthday Celebration of Holy Mother Mary, at St ...

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St. Camilus De Lellis Chaplaincy OrganizesLecture for NFCS Finalists

. . As Fr. Chetanna tasks students on Inward Reflection, Time Management . . . Every Universities/hostels should have good fire management system/ evacuation plan – Oguegbe By Chioma Nnagbo D’ Elites NFCS Final Year Forum (FYF) of St. Camilus De Lellis Chaplaincy, College of Health Science, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Nnewi in conjunction with Youth Alive Development Initiative (YADI), ...

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Awka Diocese gets 23 New Instructors for Billings Method

By Chioma Ndife About 23 individuals have been commissioned to facilitate the teaching of Billings Method of Natural Family Planning (NFP) across Parishes in Awka Catholic Diocese by the Diocesan Bishop, Most Rev. Paulinus Chukwuemeka Ezeokafor. Bishop Ezeokafor commissioned the instructors of Billing Method of Natural Family Planning (NFP) on Sunday, 8th September, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Church, Awgbu, ...

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Politics Should Be A Communal Solidarity Service For Common Good

Politics has been described as a communal association for collaboration and service for initiation of programmes and activities that would facilitate development for the common good of the people. This assertion was made by the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah in his paper titled: Some Thoughts on Catholic Participation in Nigerian Politics, presented at the ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor Blesses Holy Trinity Chapel at CKP Isuaniocha

. . . Confirms 585 in Faith 7 years after Last Visit By Chinasa Okpala The Chief shepherd of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor has blessed the Holy Trinity Chapel of Christ the King Parish, Isuaniocha in Awka North LGA of Anambra State. The Holy Trinity Chapel of Adoration was blessed on Sunday, August ...

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Prostitution: An Open Wound On Women’s Dignity (Part II)

(continued from last edition) Having briefly exposed the monstrous nature of human trafficking, we shall now delve deeply into prostitution which been variously designated as “sex work’, “commercial sex and vice”, and “modern day slavery”. 1. THE SEX INDUSTRY Today people talk of “sex industry” because they see prostitution as business, as trade. The sex industry (also called the sex ...

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Challenges Facing Nigeria Youths, A Global Phenomenon – Bishop Oyejola

Most Rev. John Oyejola, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Youth Committee Chairman and local ordinary of Osogbo Diocese has described the challenges facing youths in Nigeria as a global phenomenon and not peculiar to the country. The Bishop made the observation in his keynote address at the seminar organized by the Youth Office of the Catholic Secretariat of ...

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