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My ”surprise resignation” was forced by Pope Francis- says Italian Cardinal

Rome, Sept. 25, 2020 (dpa/Naija247news) Italian Cardinal Angelo Becciu on Friday said his surprise resignation was forced by Pope Francis, who accused him of using Vatican money to help his siblings. The 72-year-old gave up the top position in the Vatican’s sainthood cases department on...

Cleric urges Christians to avoid ill-gotten wealth to attain greatness in life

By Maureen Ojinaka Enugu, Sept. 20, 2020 Rev. Maxwell Onyia of Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Church of Ascension, Enugu, has urged Christians to do away with ill-gotten wealth to attain greatness in life. Onyia, who gave the advice during his Sunday sermon in Enugu,...

Good work without faith is philanthropy – Bishop Martins

By Henry Oladele Lagos, Sept. 20, 2020 The Archbishop of Lagos, His Grace, Alfred Martins, says good work without faith in God is philanthropy, which will not lead anyone to salvation. Martins made this assertion during his homily at the Sunday Mass at the Holy Cross...

COVID-19: NBTS pledges to continue praying for improvement in nation’s economy

By Akeem Abas Ibadan, Sept. 7, 2020 Prof. Emiola Nihinlola, the President, Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary (NBTS), Ogbomoso, says the Church will continue to pray for improvement of the nation’s economy, which has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. He said this on Monday in...

Cleric tasks Christian faithful on love, forgiveness

By Polycarp Auta Jos, Sept. 6, 2020 Rev. Fr. Samuel Azi, the Assistant Parish Priest of Church of Assumption Chongo’Pyeng, Jos, has urged Christian faithful to love one another in accordance with the teachings of Jesus Christ. Azi gave the advice in his sermon on...

Nigeria’s problems fueled by selfish agenda, says prophetess

By Philip Yatai Kaduna, Sept. 5, 2020 Prophetess Rebecca Inuwa of Light of God Covenant and Prophetic Assembly, Unguwan Boro, Kaduna, has said that the myriad of problems bedeviling the country are being fueled by selfish agenda. Inuwa, who is the General Overseer of the church,...

Cleric urges Christians to dedicate their life to God’s service

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Ado-Ekiti, Sept. 4, 2020 A Senior Pastor with Christ Apostolic Church, Pastor Olu Akeju has advised Christians to dedicate their life to the service of God. Akeju, the District Coordinating Council Superintendent of CAC Oniyo, Ado-Ekiti, stated this at the funeral service...

CAN urges Christians to sustain adherence to COVID-19 guidelines

By Aderemi Bamgbose Okitipupa (Ondo State), Aug. 30, 2020 The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Sunday, urged Christians to sustain adherence to the COVID-19 guidelines in spite of the reduction in the daily number of cases in the country. Pastor Peter Akinyelure, CAN Chairman,...

NCPC boss thank Pope Francis for peace role in Nigeria

By Polycarp Auta Jos, Aug. 19, 2020, Rev. Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), has expressed gratitude to His Holiness, Pope Francis, for praying against the killings in Southern Kaduna and for the peace of Nigeria. Pam said this...

COVID-19: Clergymen, worshippers call for concerted efforts to contain spread as churches reopen in Ekiti

By Idowu Gabriel Ado-Ekiti, Aug. 16, 2020 As churches reopen in Ekiti after five months of shutdown by the government as parts of efforts to contain the spread of Coronavirus pandemic, a clergyman, Mr Rufus Osunlade has called for concerted efforts to ensure strict...
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