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Awka Diocesan Judicial Vicar Advocates Skills Acquisition, Marks Birthday

The Judicial Vicar of the Catholic Diocese of Awka and Parish Priest, St Jude’s Catholic Church, Aguoye, Rev. Fr Hillary, Ben-Ezenwa, has made case for skills acquisition, especially among rural community dwellers, report Precious Ukeje and Daniel Ochiabutor. Fr Ben-Ezenwa said this Saturday, July 10, during the occasion of his birthday which coincided with the second phase of the skills ...

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HURISAFE Inaugurates New Exco in Anambra

By Precious Ukeje The Human Right and Road Safety Awareness Organization, HURRISAFE, Wednesday, July 14, inaugurated its newly elected officers in Anambra State. Established 2007, HURRISAFE, a combination of human rights and the Federal Road Safety Corps, aims at protecting people’s rights and obligation in addition to maintaining maximum decorum on roads. Those inaugurated consisted of newly elected executive members, ...

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Senator Umeh to Donate Brand New Car to BMGS Pioneer Principal

…Promises Early Completion of Chapel Project By Chioma Ndife Senator Victor Umeh, an alumnus of Bubendorff Memorial Grammar School, BMGS, Adazi-Nnukwu, has promised to donate a brand new vehicle to the first principal of the School, Dr. William Ezeh. Senator Umeh made the promise recently during the pontifical High Mass led by the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of ...

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Oblates of Mary Apologize for ‘Deafness’ in Response to Reports of Graves at Indigenous Schools

By CNA Staff The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate had significant responsibility for operating residential schools for Canada’s First Nations and other indigenous people. With the rediscovery of graves at these school grounds and renewed focus on the role of the schools in advancing government policies of forced assimilation, the Oblates are again apologizing for their historical involvement and have ...

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Cuban-American Bishops State Solidarity with Cuba Protests

Four Cuban-American Bishops issued a statement Tuesday indicating their support for Cubans seeking recognition of their human rights, following protest’s of the island’s communist government. “We, Cuban-American Bishops, join in solidarity with the Cuban People in their quest for responses to their human rights and needs.  We are deeply troubled by the aggressive reaction of the government to the peaceful ...

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Let’s End Human Trafficking, Uzoezie Tells CWO Members

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba As trafficking of human persons, has continued to be on the increase in society, a former Anambra State Commissioner for Social Welfare, Children’s & Women’s Affairs, Dr Ego Cordelia Uzozie, has called on members of Catholic Women’s Organisation (CWO), to join hands, fish out traffickers in their locality and put an end to human trafficking, which she ...

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Be Committed to Electoral Process – Bishop Ezeokafor

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Ahead of the 2021 Anambra State Governorship Election, the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has urged the electorate to be committed to the electoral process. Bishop Ezeokafor, who made the call in his homily of the concelebrated Holy Mass to mark the Flag off of the 2021 August Meeting of CWO, Awka Diocese, ...

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Mobile Phone Atrocities

By Fr. Pat. Amobi Chukwuma Tufiakwa!” shouted an old woman whose houseboy had sexual relationship with her housedog. She spit seven times on the ground. Then she raised her voice to the highest pitch and summoned her neighbours to come and see the immoral atrocity committed in her house. Everyone was running helter-skelter towards the place. The compound became like ...

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Before the South East Goes To Grief (1)

By Chuks Ucheagu Nigeria has never been this disunited since the late 1960s. At the moment, agitations are rife from North to South, and from East to West. Obviously a lot of issues are wrong with Nigeria. A grown entity without any vestiges of development, it has become a mockery of what a country ought to be – a Nation. ...

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CWO Awka Diocese Flags off 2021 August Meeting

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, last Saturday, July 10, flagged off the 2021 August Meeting for the Catholic Women’s Organisation (CWO) of the diocese with the theme, “Catholic Women Working to Eradicate Trafficking of Women/Girls: A Clarion Call for All to Take Responsibility for a Healthy Planet”. The event which was held ...

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