Columns

Fathers and Nuns: Battling With Nature and Celibacy, By Owei Lakemfa

The reasons for celibacy are quite lofty, but it is time for the Catholic Church to review it by giving its priests and nuns the option of getting married or begetting children if they so wish. The case of other churches show that a priest is not necessarily less dedicated…
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Opinion

When Will Bishop Okpalaeke Apologise to Ahiara?, By Kenneth Amaeshi

There have been injuries on both sides. It is only fair and just to expect apologies from both sides. In the spirit of reconciliation, true healing, and peace, Bishop Okpalaeke may wish to consider sending an apology to the Catholics of Ahiara diocese, as well, and soon – if not…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

How American Christianity Betrayed God In The American Election, By Adeolu Ademoyo

When we all – Native Americans, African Americans, Latino Americans, European Americans, Jewish Americans, Asian Americans etc - are in the bus on any of our Christian retreats, singing joyously about Christ salvation and our faith as a journey, can it really be said about us American Christians that “In…
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Martin Luther King, Unfinished Racism and the 2016 U.S. Elections, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. I have a dream that my four little children will one day live…
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Opinion

Yes to Inclusive Ministry; No to Same-Sex Marriage, By Stan Chu Ilo

I am an advocate for open and accepting churches, and would recommend that every diocese should have an ongoing ministry and chaplaincy for same-sex persons which will find best practices in the art of accompaniment for our brothers and sisters in their journey of faith. However, I hold on to…
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Pope Francis, Year of Mercy, Lent And The Ash On My Head, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“I desire Mercy and not sacrifice” - (Mt 9:13) “…The season of Lent in this Jubilee Year be lived more intensely as a privileged moment to celebrate and experience God’s Mercy” - The Servant of God, Pope Francis “Let the Church always be a place of Mercy and Hope where…
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Pope Francis, Kukah, and The Catholic Teaching On Corruption, By Adeolu Ademoyo

The Catholic Church, being the oldest church has a faith history, which is worthy of study and meditation. It is this deep faith history of the Catholic Church that partly leads to the visibility-both negative and positive- it gets on issues among Catholics and non-Catholics. And this is fair enough.…
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Guest Columns

Coloured and Colours of Genocide, By Owei Lakemfa

Pope Francis unfortunately fell victim of the academics and politicians who coloured the commemoration of the centenary of the Armenian genocide. To this group, genocide is genocide depending on the perpetrators and the victims. However, if the perpetrators are powerful or have strong allies, genocide become mere murder, killings or…
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