In an era when systematic child sex abuse at the hands of Catholic priests has scandalized the global church, it may seem like warning priests not to get naked with children would go without saying. But that’s clearly not the case in Chile, where there …
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A Catholic priest in Slovakia, Europe has demanded that celibacy be made voluntary.
According to Rev. Michal Lajcha, the church needs to change her stance on celibacy and the ordination of married men....
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LAGOS, Nigeria (CNS) — Nigeria’s Catholic bishops criticized the president’s lack of action against ethnic Fulani herdsmen who attack farmers and linked his inaction to his religion.
"It can no longer be regarded as mere coincidence that the suspected perpetrators of these heinous crimes are...
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The Catholic community in Igbo – Ukwu village, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State - has been thrown into mourning again after losing another parish priest to the cold hands of death. The deceased identified as Reverend Father Christopher Azolibe, was the Catholic parish priest of Our...
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Pope Francis will celebrate his Saint’s Day, buying 3,000 ice creams for the homeless and other poor people, the Vatican said on Monday, April 23. In the Catholic calendar, April 23 marks St George’s Day.
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Pope Francis said on Monday that Catholics should not give “excessive importance” to certain Church rules while disregarding others, urging opponents of abortion to show equal passion for the lives of the poor and oppressed.
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The Vatican has denied that Pope Francis told a well-known Italian journalist that “there is no hell”. The quote came in an article in Italy’s La Repubblica daily. But the Vatican said “no quotations” in the article “should be considered as a faithful transcription” of the Pope’s
Pope Francis says hell – believed to be a place of condemnation for deceased sinners – does not exist.
The pontiff reportedly said this in an interview with Daily La Repubblica, an Italian newspaper.
“There is no hell where the souls of sinners suffer in eternity,” he was quoted as saying...
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Former Pope Benedict is suffering from a disease of his nervous system which puts him on a wheelchair regularly, his brother, George Ratzinger, said on Thursday. *Pope Benedict XVI Ratzinger added that he feared the paralysis could spread to Benedict’s heart.
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The Pontiff wants people to know about Satan and his devilish ways. During a recent interview on TV2000, a Catholic channel, the Catholic leader warned people not to argue with Satan because he is more intelligent than human beings.
He said, “He is evil, he’s not like mist. He’s not a diffuse...
Bishop of Sokoto Diocese of the Catholic Church, Matthew Kukah, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s method of prosecuting the anti-graft war. The cleric said it is worrisome that the president has not changed the approach he used when he took over government in a military coup in 1984...
A Kano-based priest, Rev. Fr Gospel Inalegwu, who recently quit the priesthood has allegedly done his traditional and court wedding.
According to Facebook user, Shadrack Okpomhe, he claimed that the priest had framed his own kidnap and eventually left priesthood so as to have a normal life...
The police in Ebonyi State have confirmed the rescue of a Catholic priest, Timothy Nwanja, abducted by gunmen in Okpokueze Nkomoro community, Imoho Development Centre, Ezza North Local Government Area of the State.
Also rescued was the cook to the priest who was abducted with her boss.
A 20-year old man was arrested at St. Oaul's Catholic Church, University of Calabar ater being caught stealing fried meat from the fridge of the parish priest.
The priest had left his house for morning mass
A source revealed to newsmen that the suspect was caught with bags of meat in both...
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A couple, Mr Okoronta and Mrs Agnes, from Umuchu town in Aguata LGA of Anambra State are in war over the sudden denial of sex by the wife because of her new faith in the Catholic church.
Okoronta married Agnes some years back as a second wife according to the Igbo tradition and they have five...
Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, a Nigerian priest has been named Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland by Pope Francis.
Welcoming Archbishop Okolo to his new station, Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh, said, ''I warmly welcome the appointment by His Holiness Pope Francis of Archbishop Jude Thaddeus...
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Pope Francis today asked for forgiveness for the "sins and failings of the Church and its members" during Rwanda's 1994 genocide.
According to The Jerusalem Post, in a meeting with Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Francis said he hoped his apology would help promote peace in the African...
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Pope Francis has said that the church may consider ordaining married men due to shortage of priests.
''We must think about whether viri probati are a possibility," Francis said referring to older, married men who are already involved in church business.
"Then we have to decide what tasks...
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, earlier this week ramped up his attacks against priests and bishops in the country.
The President went off on the Catholic Church leaders after they condemned the extrajudicial killings which are one of the hallmarks of his fight against illegal drugs...