The building collapsed during the Sunday morning service
Tinka told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos during the launch of his book, titled: “Food for Thought,” that it was to raise funds for the formation of SMA students.
The archbishop who sparked a crisis in the Catholic Church by calling on Pope Francis to resign has denied he was motivated by personal vendetta and said he sought to show that corruption had reached the top levels of the Church hierarchy.
Duterte held the closed-door meeting with Archbishop Romulo Valles, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, about two weeks after he triggered controversy for calling God “stupid”.
Archbishop Hung Shan-chuan of Taipei said that he believed that the Vatican would keep communicating with Beijing.
The CBCN said the protests would coincide with the burial of the two priests and 17 parishioners killed by herdsmen during a morning mass at Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 2018 theme of the World Communications Day is “The truth will set you free, taken from Jn 8:32 with a sub – theme: “Fake news and journalism for peace”.
According to available information, the soldiers, who were reported to have ransacked the church and the house of the priest, said they were searching for weapons
They also conveyed their condolences to the Catholic Church and the people of the state over the killings of two priests and 14 other worshippers by alleged herdsmen during mass on Tuesday.
The NANS National Public Relations Officer, Bestman Okereafor, gave this condemnation in a statement issued in Enugu on Wednesday.
The development was made known by Rev. Fr. Moses Iorapuu, the Director of Communications of the Catholic Diocese of Makurdi
Francis was paying a half-day visit to Alessano and Molfetta in Puglia, the region that forms the heel of Italy’s boot, where the late Bishop Tonino Bello had his diocese.
Father Flavio Gobbo, 48, negotiated a plea bargain for a suspended two-year jail term for embezzlement, the Corriere della Sera newspaper said.
The Vatican issued a statement after the comments spread on social media, saying they did not properly reflect what the pope had said.
The donation was facilitated by the Justice Development and Peace Commission of the diocese.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu made this known when he briefed heads of media houses in the state at the Abia Government Lodge, Aba on Sunday as part of efforts to industrialise the state since he assumed office in 2015. Ikpeazu said: “This…