Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran dies at 75

By Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Ojeifo. Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID), the frontman and face of Catholic dialogue with non-Christian religions, an experienced interlocutor between Catholicism and Islam has died aged 75. Cardinal Tauran had for years been suffering from Parkinson’s disease and died while receiving treatment in the…

Issele-Uku Diocese Inaugurates The Marian Year In Grand Style

On Saturday, 4th day of March 2017, the Catholic Diocese of Issele-Uku gathered at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, Ogwashi-Uku to inaugurate the Marian Year. This is in response to the call by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria that the year 2017 be observed as the Marian Year in celebration of the Centenary of the apparition of our Mother Mary to the three shepherds kids, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta at Fatima in 1917. The events of the day at Ogwashi-Uku began at 9am with a Solemn Rosary procession round the town.

Living Life Worthy Of Our Christian Calling

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to the one hope of your calling, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God…