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    World Pope Francis indicates support for same-sex 'civil unions' - BBC News
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    World COVID-19: Vatican publishes guidelines for Easter celebrations - The Nation Nigeria News
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    World It’s Not Just Benedict, Christian History is Full of ‘Forgeries’ – The Daily Beast

    This past week the Catholic Church has been abuzz with the announcement of the publication of a new book—From the Depths of Our Hearts—co-authored by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah of Guinea. The book made a splash not just because Benedict, one … Read more via The...
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    Metro Catholic Church To Start Ordaining Married Men As Priests – Olu Famous Blog

    Catholic bishops approved a proposal Saturday allowing some married men to be ordained as priests in the Amazon region. The proposal, which must be approved by Pope Francis, would be a historic change to the church’s centuries-old tradition of unmarried priests.... Read more via Olu Famous...
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    Metro Breaking: Catholic church to approve ordination of married men – Vanguard News

    Pope Francis Catholic bishops approved a proposal Saturday allowing some married men to be ordained as priests in the Amazon region. The proposal, which must be approved by Pope Francis, would be a historic change to the church’s centuries-old tradition of unmarried priests. 
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    World Pope: Women have ‘legitimate claims’ for justice, equality – AP NEWS

    Pope Francis said in a document released Tuesday that women have “legitimate claims” to seek more equality in the Catholic Church, but he stopped short of endorsing recent calls from his own bishops to give women leadership roles. In the.... Read more via AP NEWS – Get...
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    Metro Pope Francis To Organise Anti-Paedophilia Summit – Channels Television

    Pope Francis on Friday revealed the organizing team for a special meeting on the protection of children to be held in February, in response to the pedophilia scandals that have rocked the Catholic Church worldwide..... Read more via Channels Television – Get More...
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    World Chilean Clergy Abuse Cases Triple To 119 – Prosecutors – Channels Television

    The number of sexual abuse cases involving Catholic clergy in Chile has soared to 119, the public prosecutor’s office said Friday. A total of 167 bishops, priests and lay members of the... Read more via Channels Television – Get more World News
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    Metro I Grew Up in the Catholic Church. Its Abuses Aren’t Surprising – The Good Men Projet

    I grew up in the Catholic Church, attending Catholic School for the first 9 years of my educational life. Though I do carry many great... Read more via The Good Men Project – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World This Catholic Church Policy Has Been Harming Women for 50 Years – Tonic

    Fifty years ago this week, Pope Paul VI published Humanae Vitae, the papal document that banned all forms of “artificial” birth control, from condoms to prescription methods like the pill as well as sterilization. It’s a dubious anniversary marking half a century of harm to women, especially...
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    Metro Statue Of Mary ‘Weeping’ – Stella Dimoko

    Worshippers and priests have been left shocked after seeing a statue of Virgin Mary ‘weeping’ olive oil, according to new reports. The leaders of the Catholic church in New Mexico have said they can’t explain why the seven-foot-tall bronze statue of the Virgin Mary appears to be … Read more...
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    Entertainment Kenya’s ‘rapper priest’ suspended by Catholic Church – BBC

    A Catholic priest in Kenya has been suspended from leading public mass for a year because he rapped during sermons, his superior has told the.... Read more via BBC – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Metro Explosion Rocks Enugu Catholic Church! – Naijaloaded

    There was pandemonium in Enugu, the Enugu State capital, after an explosion rocked Holy Cross Catholic parish, Iji-Nike in Enugu-East Local Government Area. Read more via Naijaloaded | – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Behold the mysterious Catholic Nun who bleeds during Lent – The Sun News

    In the remote village of Ogbodu Enugu-Ezike, Igbo Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, it was recently discovered that a rare phenomenon known as stigmata among Catholics has been happening to a reverend sister unpublicized for a number years. Reverend Sister Martina Offorka, a...
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    World 'Hell Does Not Exists: Vatican Reacts To Interview Comments By Pope Francis - Punch Newspaper

    On Thursday the Holy See stated that a reported interview between Pope Francis and an Italian journalist, which claims the Pope denied the existence of hell, should not be considered an accurate depiction of Francis’ words, but the author’s own “reconstruction.” A recent meeting between Pope...
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    Metro Photos From The Wedding Of Rev. Edet Who Resigned As Catholic Priest In Akwa Ibom - Nairaland

    Remember Rev. Patrick Henry Edet,the former Catholic priest who resigned from Catholic church in Akwa Ibom?He has tied the knot traditionally with his beautiful wife. READ MORE HERE
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    Metro Patrick Set To Get Married After Resignation From Catholic Priesthood - New Telegraph

    A Nigerian Catholic priest, Rev. Patrick Henry Edet,who resigned months ago is set to walk down the aisle March 17, 2018. According to NewTelegraph, the disclosure was made by Edet on Tuesday during his Grace Family service. Edet had said while resigning back in July, 2017; “the resignation...
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    World Pope Francis Has Defended a Chilean Bishop Accused of Covering Up Sex Crimes – TIME

    Pope Francis accused victims of Chile’s most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country. Francis said that until he sees proof that … via TIME –...
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    World Anxiety As Catholic Church Discusses Possibility Of Married Men Being Priests -

    Pope Francis has requested a debate into the possibility of married men being priests in the Amazon region of Brazil as scarcity of married men bites hard in remote areas of the world READ MORE HERE
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    Metro Catholic Church Excommunicates Nigerian Priest Who Resigned

    Former priest, Patrick Edet who recently resigned, has been excommunicated by the Catholic church in Nigeria. The Church said it was by the notice stripping the priest of all privileges accruing to a leader of the Church. Patrick Edet, who served in the Catholic Diocese of Uyo, Akwa Ibom...