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APOSTOLIC NUCIO VISITS THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF MAIDUGURI: DEDICATES THE NEW CATHEDRAL OF ST PATRICK, AND COMMISIONS THE NEW DIOCESAN SECRETARIAT

It was with great joy and happiness in the hearts of the Bishop, the Priests, Religious , and Lay faithful of the Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri as they welcomed the Papal Nuncio, His excellency, Archbishop  Antonio Guido Fillapazzi to the Diocese.

 

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Benedict XVI: 'The Church and the scandal of sexual abuse'* Vatican City

The following is a previously unpublished essay from Pope emeritus Benedict XVI: On February 21 to 24, 2019, at the invitation of Pope Francis, the presidents of the world's bishops' conferences gathered at the Vatican to discuss the current crisis of the faith and of the Church; a crisis experienced throughout the world after shocking revelations of clerical abuse perpetrated against minors._

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ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC CHURCH GIDAN KURMA HOSTS CATHEDRATICUM

St. John’s Catholic Church, Gidan Kurma is one of the indigenous Hausa parish communities in Sokoto diocese. With the exception of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Funtua and a fraction of St. Vincent Ferrer’s Catholic Church Malunfashi. Malunfashi deanery is composed predominately of Hausa speaking communities. It is one of the homes of the Maguzawas.

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Drivers of Communication Apostolate Urge Catholic Bishops to Step -Up financial Support to Communication Apostolates

Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have been charged  to financially support communications apostolates in their various dioceses in Nigeria in order to make Church Communication competitive and effective against the heavily funded antagonistic secular media.
 

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2019 Re-Run: Kukah urge politicians to embrace peace

The National Peace Committee in collaboration with the Kukah Center organized a town hall meeting with key stakeholders on peaceful re-run of the 2019 Elections for Gubernatorial and state assembly in sokoto state held at the Multipurpose hall of Dankanni Hotel in the state. The meeting was attended by representatives of the two contending political parties, NGOs, Religious leaders, Media Practitioners amongst others.

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2019 LENTEN MESSAGE TO THE PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS AND FAITHFUL OF THE DIOCESE OF SOKOTO

We have commenced our Lenten season amidst the trials and tribulations that have come to characterise our elections. Elsewhere, elections are a routine processes by which citizens affirm or withdraw the mandates given to those they have elected or offer mandates to new aspirants and seekers who wish to govern them.

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Bishop Kukah Chairs the Signing of Peace Accord by Gubernatorial Candidates in Sokoto State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in conjunction with the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized the signing of the Peace Accord by the Gubernotorial candidates in Sokoto state.

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THE DILENMA OF A POLITICALLY MINDED PRIEST

Whoever looks at what is happening within the rank of APC both at the national level and state levels especially in Imo, Ekiti and Osun States needs no logical demonstration to conclude that the political crisis is heightening every day. Not only that, PDP has come out in a big way as an opposition party. It is already a clash of the titans.

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BISHOP MATTHEW HASSAN KUKAH OF SOKOTO DIOCESE, NIGERIA; A MAN AHEAD OF HIS TIME?

There is something outstanding about the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Northwest Nigeria, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah. His education spans across many disciplines, notable among them leadership and politics in Nigeria. This possibly propels him to continue to work for peace and conflict resolution despite the murky waters of Nigerian politics.

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I was not in Abeokuta to endorse Atiku Abubakar- Says Bishop Kukah, discloses his role in Obasanjo-Atiku reconciliation, endorsement

Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, has released statement explaining his role in the October 11 meeting  at Abeokuta were he among other clerics brokered peace between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar.

 

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