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All saints day

ALL SAINTS DAY

Today, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of all saints. This means all those who have found their way to heaven, irrespective of their beliefs, nationality, color, or language, whether known or unknown, are celebrated today. The origin of All Saints’ Day in the Church cannot be traced with certainty. The feast has been observed

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BISHOP MARK UNEGBU

IT IS ALREADY 21 YEARS!

Exactly 21 years ago, on the evening of October 31, 2002, Bishop Mark Unegbu departed from us. I still vividly remember that evening when the news was broken to me. That was 10 months before my diaconate ordination and 14 months before my priestly ordination. My uncle’s last wish on earth was to ordain me

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REFORMATION DAY

REFORMATION DAY

Today is Protestant Reformation Day. It is a day set apart in Germany to remember the 95 theses of Martin Luther against certain teachings, especially as regards indulgence and the forgiveness of sins in the Catholic Church. Luther was then a Catholic priest and an Augustinian monk who was also a professor of moral theology

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THE DANGERS OF LITERAL READING OF THE BIBLE

DOES MARK 16: 16 – 18 NOT EMPOWER PASTORS TO HEAL THE SICK?: THE DANGERS OF LITERAL READING OF THE BIBLE

1) The text in question reads: “Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned. And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues; they will pick up snakes with their hands; and when they

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52ND ANNNIVERSARY OF THE EXPULSION OF THE CATHOLIC MISSIONARIES FROM NIGERIA (18 FEBRUARY 1970 – 18 FEBRUARY 2022)

By Rev Fr Angelo Chidi Unegbu ([email protected]) At the beginning of the Nigeria-Biafra War in 1967, the missionaries were ordered, or rather given the permission to leave Nigeria for their own safety, but they all decided to stay with their flock. One of them, Fr. Richard Thornton, in a later interview said: “How can we

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52ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE EXPULSION OF THE HOLY GHOST FATHERS IN NIGERIA (1 DAY TO GO)

Fr Angelo Chidi Unegbu (17.02.2022) Fr Alban Aguezeala, a priest of Orlu Catholic diocese, narrating his discussion in an Interview with one of the expelled missionaries, Fr Richard Thornton, wrote: “I actually met one of them a few years ago – Fr. Richard Thornton at Blackrock College Dublin! Incidentally, Fr. Thornton built and was the

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