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Check Out The Top 10 Most Beautiful And Famous Churches In The World

As they are designed and built to hold religious services and invoke and inspire the worship of God, churches have long counted amongst society’s most important and impressive buildings.This is because religious leaders built large churches with spires reaching towards the heavens, and monumental facades covered in scenes from the bible to convey the majesty and power of God.

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Check Out The Top 10 Most Beautiful And Famous Churches In The World

RELIGION

Why do Catholics make use of statues & images? Here is the truth you need to know

Christianity is one of the most followed religions in the world.With 31.11%, it is the most practiced religion in the world.There are various Christian denominations around the world, but one that has stood the test of time is the Roman Catholic church.Not only is the Catholic church the oldest Christian institution, but it is also the largest denomination in the world with over 1.3 billion followers.

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Why do Catholics make use of statues & images? Here is the truth you need to know

RELIGION

Did You Know Where The Pope Lives? See The Palace Where The Religious Leader Stays (Pictures)

A lot will have wondered where most of the public figures and internet sensations actually live in real life, the likes of presidents, ministers, celebrities, and of course the Pope.I recently wrote an article that outlined the features of the biggest palace in the world, but this article will give you a tour of the official premises which the Pope calls home.

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Did You Know Where The Pope Lives? See The Palace Where The Religious Leader Stays (Pictures)

RELIGION

"Nobody Can Touch You Without My Permission" - Bishop Oyedepo Declares At The 40th Anniversary.

For the past few days, the living faith church has been celebrating their 40 years anniversary with life impacting messages and blessings from the founder, Bishop David Oyedepo.Yesterday, the 7th of may 2021, he declared blessings unto his congregation and said "nobody can touch you without my permission, mark it anywhere".

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MILITARY

Today's Headlines: How We Spent $1bn To Buy Weapons - Army, How Rev. Mbaka Violated The Oath He Took

- How We Spent $1 Billion To Buy Weapons - Defence Ministry Musa Istifanus, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence has revealed how the Nigerian Army makes use of the $1 billion that was given by President Mohammed Buhari as part of his support to the force.

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Today's Headlines: How We Spent $1bn To Buy Weapons - Army, How Rev. Mbaka Violated The Oath He Took

RELIGION

"Mbaka Violated The Oath He took" - Bishop says

The metropolitan archbishop of the Abuja Diocese Reverend Kaigama Ignatius gave reasons why Father Ejike Mbaka was suspended.Recall that Mbaka had requested the removal of President Buhari but was blasted by the federal government and accused of demanding such a request because he was denied a contract.However, the diocesan bishop had suspended the priest for one month for involving the church in politics.

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RELIGION

Difference between a catholic diocesan priest and a religious priest

While all of us are familiar with our parish priests, most of whom are Diocesan Priests, there are two types of priests: diocesan priests and religious priests.Both types of priests are ordained and may administer the sacraments and celebrate Mass, as well as play an important role in Jesus Christ the Great High Priest's ministry.

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Difference between a catholic diocesan priest and a religious priest

RELIGION

"Many Have Not Still Recovered From The Closing Of Churches," Bishop Oyedepo Laments

Today, during the Liberation Night of the 40th anniversary celebration of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo shared his thoughts once again, concerning the COVID-19 vaccine, and the lockdowns that caused the closure of churches nationwide.In his message about how to engage the Spirit of Faith to remain in your promised land, he said that there are many who have not still spiritually recovered from the closing of churches during the period of lockdowns to prevent the spread of the virus.

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RELIGION

"They are trying to close my ministry but by the grace of God, they cannot do anything" - Mbaka says

Embattled Catholic Reverend Father, Ejike Mbaka has revealed that some people are doing everything possible to close down the ministry.Reverend Mbaka who expressed his bitterness over the way the Enugu Catholic Bishop, Most Rev Callistus Onaga handled the issue said that he never disobeyed the Catholic Church.

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RELIGION

Opinion: Why I Support The Suspension Of Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka by The Catholic Church

It has been reported few days ago that, one of the famous Reverend Fathers in Nigeria, Ejike Mbaka has been given a one month suspension by the Catholic Church, starting from 3rd May, 2021.The decision taken by the Catholic Church through the Enugu Diocesan Bishop, Callistus Valentine Onaga has no doubt stirred mixed reactions from most Nigerians.

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Opinion: Why I Support The Suspension Of Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka by The Catholic Church

RELIGION

Catholic Archbishop accused Father Mbaka of defiling Oath by joining Politics- Read details

Most Rev.Ignatius Kaigama, Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, has spoken out on the standoff between Rev.Father Ejike Mbaka and President Muhammadu Buhari's government.Rev.Ignatius Kaigama The Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry in Enugu, Kaigama, was reminded of Canon Law 285.

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Catholic Archbishop accused Father Mbaka of defiling Oath by joining Politics- Read details

RELIGION

Archbishop Urges Mbaka to Behave Like a Catholic Priest

The Archbishop of Abuja Archdiocese, Ignatius Kaigama, has adviced Catholic priests to behave according to the laws of the Catholic Church.He also adviced the Spiritual Director Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka to behave like a priest of the Catholic Church.

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Archbishop Urges Mbaka to Behave Like a Catholic Priest

RELIGION

Bishop Onaga declares one-week prayer of cleansing, after invasion of the Church by Mbaka's members.

A week prayer of cleansing has been declared by the Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese after the alleged attack on the worship place and the residence of the Enugu Catholic Bishop.The Catholic Bishop, Bishop Callistus Onaga made the declaration after the suspension of the Director of the Adoration Ministries Enugu State, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka.

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Bishop Onaga declares one-week prayer of cleansing, after invasion of the Church by Mbaka's members.

ENTERTAINMENT

"Celebrate Me Now That I Am Alive Not When I Leave"- Jnr Pope

Pope Obumneme Odonwodo popularly known as Junior Pope Odonwodo, is a famous Nollywood actor, model, television personality and a philanthropist.He was born on the 7th of May, 1984 in Bamenda, Cameroon to Mr. and Mrs. Luke Odonwodo.He is currently 37 years old and he is celebrating his birthday with his millions of followers, colleagues and friends on social media.

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RELIGION

Rev. Fr. Mbaka: Declaration of Fasting and Prayer After Supporters Attack

Following the disappearance of Rev.Fr.Ejike Mbaka on Wednesday, the 5th of May 2021, and the attacks carried out by his supporters in the house of the Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese – Most Rev.Callistus Onaga on Thursday the 6th of May 2021, the Diocesan Bishop had declared a one week fasting and praying.

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Rev. Fr. Mbaka: Declaration of Fasting and Prayer After Supporters Attack

RELIGION

History: How the Catholic Church helped Christianity in the medieval and ancient times.

In this article, we would be taking a look at why the Catholic Church is still the founder and pillar of Christianity.In the medieval and ancient era when Christians were still prosecuted by pagans, thousands or millions of Christians lost their lives in the process.Pagans prosecuted many of them, but there was a religious institution which was there to protect the lives of their Christian Brothers, this religious institution was the Catholic Church.

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History: How the Catholic Church helped Christianity in the medieval and ancient times.

RELIGION

Opinion: Here’s Why Mbaka Must Apologize To His Bishop And The Entire Catholic Church.

The Roman Catholic church has a sacred order which cannot be violated by anybody.Father Ejike Camilus Mbaka is a Priest of the Catholic Church.His local ordinary is Bishop Callistus Onaga of Enugu Diocese and before he was ordained as a priest- Mbaka swore allegiance of obedience to his Bishop.

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Opinion: Here’s Why Mbaka Must Apologize To His Bishop And The Entire Catholic Church.

RELIGION

(Opinion) Strict ways the Catholic Church could deal with Fr. Mbaka's issue.

The Catholic church in Nigeria is currently in a state of tumult and has been facing attacks from several fronts, which include the federal government, the media and even her own members.The issue which the catholic church, specifically the Catholic Diocese of Enugu is the recent outburst by one of her diocesan priests in the person of Rev.

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(Opinion) Strict ways the Catholic Church could deal with Fr. Mbaka's issue.

RELIGION

Vandalism: See What Bishop Onanga Directs All Catholics In Enugu To Do For Attornment Of Sin

Following the recent happenings going on in the Catholic Diocese of Enugu, Nigeria, the Bishop of the diocese has taken some pastoral actions in order to maintain peace and order in the diocese.Recall that on Wednesday this week, May 5th, some followers of Reverend Father Mbaka reported that the Spiritual Director was missing and in their effort to find him, they staged a protest around the Bishop's Court in Enugu.

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Vandalism: See What Bishop Onanga Directs All Catholics In Enugu To Do For Attornment Of Sin

RELIGION

Say this prayer before you step out today

Psalm 118:24 This is the day which the Lord hath made, we will rejoice and be glad in it.Through prayer Christians grow deeper in relationship with God and understands the direction he wants their life to go.The purpose of prayer is to make your request known to God according to the book of Philippians 4:6.

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Say this prayer before you step out today