The Vatican said the Pontiff is walking and working but he is not well enough to return to the Vatican in time for his Sunday noon blessing there.
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Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni revealed this in a statement released on Sunday.
The president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday.
Ajang was made the second Bishop of the 20-year-old Lafia Diocese following the elevation and transfer of Matthew Ishaya-Audu, the first Bishop since 2001, to Jos as Metropolitan Archbishop of Jos
The Pope made the pledge when he received the Letter of Credence from the Nigerian Ambassador to the Holy See, Vatican City, Paul Oga Adikwu
“In essence, for me it is a matter of sharing responsibility for the catastrophe of sexual abuse by church officials over the past decades,” Marx wrote to the Pope.
“In order to respond adequately to the needs of the Church throughout the world,” Pope Francis said on Tuesday, “it appeared evident that the penal discipline promulgated by St John Paul II on Jan. 25, 1983 in the Code of Canon Law needed to be revised.”
Monsignor Cletus Gotan, the Vicar-General of the Archdiocese of Jos, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Jos.
The two were given the jab at the Vatican, it added.
There will always be people who oppose community, democracy and the common good, the pope said in comments to channel Tg5 shown ahead of the broadcast.
The 78-year-old physician, who was being treated for an “oncological pathology,” died at Rome’s Gemelli Hospital, according to Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano.
The Vatican moved the location for Saturday’s noon-time (1100 GMT) prayer to the library in the Apostolic Palace, according to a statement from the Holy See.
The Pope on the Christmas day, offered the faithful the traditional papal blessing “Urbi et Orbi’’ (to the city and to the world).
Francis spoke of Saturday’s attack during his weekly general audience, held virtually from his library in the Vatican because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Francis was hospitalised in his native Argentina in August 1957, when he came down with a lung infection.
“At least I’m going to heaven,’’ model Natalia Garibotto quipped on Twitter, posting a video showing the Instagram like from the “franciscus” account.
The Pope, who was represented by the Apostolic Nunciature to Nigeria, Antonio Guido Fillipazzi, made the call in Nsukka on Thursday during the dedication of the newly built St. Theresa’s Catholic Cathedral, Nsukka in Enugu State.
During his weekly audience, Francis said increasingly cruel forms of terrorism were spreading in Europe, specifically mentioning the attacks in Austria and France.
“Today we pray for all the #Faithful Departed and especially for the victims of the #Coronavirus, for those who have died alone, without the caress of their loved ones; and for those who have given their lives serving the sick,’’ the pontiff wrote on Twitter.
The pontiff said in an interview with Italian news agency Adnkronos “the Church is and remains strong but the issue of corruption is a deep-rooted problem that dates back centuries.