The 15th of January is always celebrated as the Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Nigeria and one of the highlights of the day is the ceremonial release of white doves by the president to usher in a new wave of peace to the country. However, the day's dove release was marred by uncertainty as the birds refused to fly out of their nests after they were opened by the President. Nigerians have reacted to the event as a bad omen and many likening the event to the current situation in the country as regards insecurity.
The pope, also known as the supreme pontiff, or the Roman pontiff, is the bishop of Rome , chief pastor of the worldwide Catholic Church, and head of state or sovereign of the Vatican City State. Since 1929, the pope has official residence in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City, a city-state enclaved within Rome, Italy. The current pope is Francis , who was elected on 13 March 2013, succeeding Benedict XVI . Here are 3 early Roman Catholic Popes from Africa: 1. Pope Miltiades Pope Miltiades, also known
Pope Francis is one of the most popular religious leaders in the world today.The 84-year-old Argentine man is the head of all Catholics in every part of the world.
Pope Francis has called on the leaders of all the Christian Churches, community and confessions worldwide, as we Christian everywhere, to join together in praying the our father on March 25 to implpre God rid the world of the coronavirus pandemic that is wreaking havoc everywhere. He also said that he would lead a prayer service from the front of St. Peter’s Basilica on March 27 and afterwards would offer a blessing “Urbi et Orbi”—“to the city of Rome and the world”—with the Blessed Sacrament.
It was reported that the kidnapped bishop in owerri who was kidnapped by gunmen has not been release. Because of this, people are wondering if the bishop is alive or death. The pope is not happy that this is happening in nigeria and other African nation's. Pope Francis introduced the New Year on Friday with a conventional Angelus favoring from the ecclesiastical library, pushing through nerve torment that constrained him to skip New Year's services in St. Peter's Basilica. The pope seemed loose as he remained
According to the Vatican News Agency, Pope Francis has made an appeal on behalf of migrants on Sunday. He was calling on the international community to stop deporting migrants to unsafe countries. In his words, he expressed his closeness to the numerous migrants, refugees and those in need of protection in Libya.
Pope Francis held his Wednesday morning General Audience at 9:30 am in the Library of the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace – a different location than his normal spot in Saint Peter’s Square because of the coronavirus. At the end of his address, he made an appeal by the Italian Bishops global and urged the Faithful the world over to pray the Rosary with him at the same time today (Thursday March 19th) for protection against the coronavirus. “I make my own the appeal of the Italian Bishops who in this heal