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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Catholic bishop laments deaths of children after migrant boat sinks in English Channel

A Catholic bishop expressed sorrow Wednesday after a migrant boat sank in the English Channel, killing four members of a family, including two children. Bishop Paul McAleenan said Oct. 28 that he hoped the incident would not be used to score political points. “All who value human life, whatever their position on migrants and refugees, will be united in sorrow ...

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Pope Francis recognizes martyrdom of Lebanese priests killed under Ottoman Empire

By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Oct 28, 2020 / 02:00 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis Wednesday advanced the sainthood causes of nine men and women, including two Lebanese priests martyred under the Ottoman Empire. Fr. Leonard Melki and Fr. Thomas Saleh were Capuchin friars and missionaries in what is now Turkey who were arrested, tortured, and martyred by the forces of ...

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My Battle with Cultists in Nkwelle Ezunaka – Fr Obimma, Ebube Muonso

By Ikeugonna Eleke Founder and Spiritual Director of the Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Uke, Anambra State, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma, popularly known as Fr. Ebube Muonso, has narrated how he escaped death by the whiskers when suspected cults boys in his community, Nkwelle-Ezunaka, attacked him because of a sermon he preached in the church. The notable Catholic clergy, in a ...

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REPACCO, Fides, Okpuno Community, Set to Celebrate Fides Director at 25

Members of the Retreat, Pastoral and Conference Centre, Okpuno, Awka, Fides Media and Okpuno Communities, have set in motion, preparations to celebrate the Director of Fides Media, Reverend Father Martin Anusi, as part of events to mark his 25th priestly anniversary, Precious Ukeje, reports. Rev Fr Anusi was ordained a priest of the Catholic Church on August 19, 1995, having ...

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Police Move to Reclaim Public Space, Restore Normalcy in Anambra

By Precious Ukeje The Anambra State Police Command has announced plans to begin intensive patrol to reclaim the public space and restore normalcy in the state. A development expected to stem further destruction of public and private property by hoodlums. Haruna Mohammed, the force public relations officer in the state, in a statement, dated Sunday, October 25, 2020, also solicited ...

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We have Protested Enough

The nationwide EndSars protests initiated by Nigerian youths took a new dimension after the soldiers allegedly opened fire on a group of unsuspecting and unarmed Nigerian youths, claiming an unconfirmed number of lives during their peaceful protest at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos State. Immediately after that, criminals and miscreants capitalized on the chaos that followed to loot, destroy ...

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We will Restore Sanity, Decorum, AIG Zone 13, Assures

…Embarks on Routine Patrol By Jude Atupulzai The Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, Zone 13, Anambra State, Danmallam Mohammed, has beseeched members of the public to join the police in their drive to restore sanity and decorum in Anambra and Enugu States, promising to restore the image of the force. The AIG stated this last Tuesday during at the ...

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