Monthly Archives: November 2019

Biden Denied Communion at SC Parish over Abortion Stance

By Matt Hadro A South Carolina Catholic priest denied Holy Communion to presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday, because of the candidate’s support for legal abortion. Fr. Robert Morey, pastor of St. Anthony Catholic Church in the Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina, denied Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden Holy Communion at Sunday Mass for his support of legal abortion, the ...

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Catholic, Jewish, And Muslim Leaders Sign Declaration against Euthanasia, Physician-Assisted Suicide

Representatives of the Abrahamic religions sign a declaration on end-of-life issues at the Vatican Oct. 28, 2019. Credit: Vatican Media By Hannah Brockhaus Leaders of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam presented a signed declaration to Pope Francis Monday expressing their total opposition to euthanasia and any form of physician-assisted suicide, as well as voicing their support of palliative end-of-life care. The ...

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Pope Francis Changes Name of Secret Archive to Vatican Apostolic Archive

The dome of St. Peter’s Basilica. Credit: Luxerendering/Shutterstock. By Hannah Brockhaus Pope Francis declared Monday that the Vatican Secret Archive be changed to the title of Vatican Apostolic Archive, to avoid the negative associations which accompany modern interpretations of the word “secret.” In an apostolic letter issued motu proprio Oct. 28, Francis declared that “from now on, the current Vatican ...

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Communication, An Essential Factor For Building Relationship

Communication has been described as an essential factor for building relationship in all facets of life and its effective application in the promotion of the Good News of Christ cannot be controverted. This was the kernel of the homily delivered by Rev. Fr. Chris Anyanwu, the Deputy Secretary General and National Director of Social Communications, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), ...

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Campan calls for Overhaul of Church Communication Apostolate

A call has been made for the overhaul of the communication apostolate and apparatus of the Catholic Church in the country, to make it New Media compliant for better reach-out with the Good News of Christ. This contention was contained in the Resolutions adopted by delegates at the recently concluded third National Convention of Catholic Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria ...

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SACCI Agulu Invests 205 New Students

By Chinecherem Efobi St. Anthony’s Catholic Comprehensive Institute (SACCI) Agulu, on Tuesday 29th October 2019 inaugurated the 2019/2020 academic year, invested their new students with new uniforms, and gave prizes to deserving students, who excelled in their academics in the just concluded academic year. The award included overall best in each class, best well behaved students, best student in senior ...

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FRSC Begins Impounding of Unworthy Petroleum Tankers

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Anambra State Command, says it has commenced a clamp down on petroleum tankers that are not road worthy. The Sector Commander of the Corps, Mr Andrew Kumapayi, who disclosed this in an interview in Awka, said the purpose of the exercise was to check the excesses of some ...

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The Nigerian Air Force Partners Ibeto Group

. . . as Chief of Air Staff Pays Courtesy Visit By Uche Amunike In a bid to project government’s initiatives of improving local content in various government operations and processes, the Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Air force, Sadique Abubakar, paid a courtesy visit to the Ibeto Group of Companies at Nnewi, Tuesday 5th November, where he ...

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Willie Obiano Support Group Honours Oye

. . . Inducts Soludo, Commerce Commissioner as Patrons By Abuchi Onwumelu The Willie Obiano Support Group, has honoured the national chairman of APGA, Ozonkpu Dr. Victor Ike Oye, with Leadership Excellence Award. The award, according to the group, was in recognition of the APGA national chairman’s resourceful and purposeful leadership that led to what they described as an unprecedented ...

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Awka Stands Still for Ekwunife

. . . As Ugwuanyi, Obi, Tambuwal, Ihedioha, Obaseki, Fintri, Omo-Agege, Lai Mohammed, Uche Ogah, Elumelu, Ezeife, others Attend Senator Uche Ekwunife’s Thanksgiving Ceremony, laud her commitment to people orientated representation By Kingsley Ubani Awka, Anambra State, on Saturday, October 26, witnessed an influx of dignitaries as the Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator Uche Ekwunife, held a ...

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