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.