Opinion

Monthly Archives: July 2020

Ihiala LG hands over newly constructed Corps Lodge to NYSC

A Corpers’ Lodge built by Ihiala Local Government Council Area of Anambra State to ameliorate the accommodation problems faced by Corps members has been handed over to NYSC reports Alexander Johnson Adejoh. The Corps Lodge was inaugurated and hand over to the State Coordinator of NYSC Anambra State, Mr Kehinde Aremu, in Ihiala, yesterday. The Lodge building which was designed ...

Read More »

Association of Diocesan Priests, CADEK, Gets Pioneer Exco

…Constitutes Constitution Committee By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Association of Diocesan Priests, Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia (ADP-CADEK), last Monday, July 6, elected a 9- man pioneer executive to pilot its affairs. The election which formed part of the association’s maiden meeting, was held at the Cathedral Hall, St Joseph’s Catholic Cathedral, Ekwulobia, Aguata LGA, Anambra State. The credible, free and fair ...

Read More »

San Francisco Catholic Archdiocese ‘Surprised’ By Order to Cease Indoor, Public Masses

By Jonah McKeow The Archdiocese of San Francisco is pledging to comply with the city and county public health orders barring indoor public Masses and limiting outdoor services, including funerals, to 12 people. City Attorney Dennis Herrera sent a letter June 29 to the archdiocese’ lawyer, ordering the archdiocese to cease-and-desist from indoor public Masses and giving it one day ...

Read More »

European Bishops Call For EU Support of Persecuted Christians in Nigeria

By Courtney Mares The president of the European bishops’ Commission has promised persecuted Christians in Nigeria that he will advocate for increased support from the European Union. Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, who leads the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), wrote a letter to the Nigerian bishops stating that the commission will advocate for EU assistance and ...

Read More »

Pope Francis Commends UN Security Council for Global Ceasefire Resolution

By Courtney Mares Pope Francis applauded the United Nations Security Council Sunday for its recent resolution calling for an immediate global ceasefire amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The call for a global and immediate ceasefire, which would allow the peace and security necessary to provide the urgently needed humanitarian assistance, is commendable,” Pope Francis said after his Angelus prayer July 5. ...

Read More »

Ogochukwu and Ogommadu

By Fr Pat Amobi Chukwuma Last Tuesday morning, I sat in my office to attend to the pastoral needs of my parishioners and for others coming from far and near. Around 11.20a.m, I heard a special knock on my door. I shouted, “Please come in!” The door was opened. Two young men beaming with heavenly and earthly smiles came in. ...

Read More »

I am passionate about the welfare of Orphans — Mr. Cajetan

Meet Engr. Chidiebere Cajetan Okoro Family background: I am Engr Chidiebere Cajetan Okoro, from Nawfija, Orumba South L.G.A, Anambra State; a civil servant who works with the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology . I am from a very close-knit family of four children, where my parents gave all of us the opportunity to express ourselves. I am married with ...

Read More »