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RELIGION

8 Liturgical Colours In The Catholic Church And What They Are Used For

The Catholic church has everything in place when it comes to their worship centers, starting from how they arrange the church during the Holy Mass, and what they use (colour) to decorate the church or the clothes(vestments) the priests and other ministers wear.

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8 Liturgical Colours In The Catholic Church And What They Are Used For

RELIGION

Pope John XII'S, The 18-year-Old Catholic Pope Who Openly Visited Brothels

As far as the history of the Catholic Church goes, one cannot separate the presence of Celibacy from the entire standard of the Church. Of course, the vow of celibacy is only reserved for the few who wish to serve God in their capacities as Priests and Clergy generally, and this vow though particularly hard, is believed to be necessary to ensure these men are without distractions as they go about their daily lives as clergies.

  11 months ago ago
Pope John XII'S, The 18-year-Old Catholic Pope Who Openly Visited Brothels

RELIGION

2 Public Figures Who Left The Catholic Church For Their Own Reasons

Some celebrites and public figures have made decisions about our religious life and how they want it to be, some have decided to stop going to Church but they still pray to God, while some are still very active when it comes to anything that has to do with God.

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2 Public Figures Who Left The Catholic Church For Their Own Reasons

RELIGION

4 Meanings Of Some Symbols That Catholics Use In Their Churches

The Catholic Church is among the biggest churches in the world with a lot of congregations and followers. The Catholic Church has unique ways of worshipping God which is different from other pentecostal churches. Also, the Catholic Church use a lot of symbols and signs within their churches.

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4 Meanings Of Some Symbols That Catholics Use In Their Churches

RELIGION

Differences Between The Catholic And Protestant Christians

Catholic and protestant Christians are two sects of Christianity with different approach and ideology. The Catholic Church teaches that it is the one, holy, catholic and apostolic church founded by Jesus Christ in his Great Commission, that its bishops are the successors of Christ's apostles, and that the pope is the successor to Saint Peter, upon whom primacy was conferred by Jesus Christ.

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Differences Between The Catholic And Protestant Christians

RELIGION

Check Out The World's Top 10 Largest Churches

This is a list of the largest church buildings in the world. Only seating capacity is used to compile this list. Nigeria is home to five of the world's top ten largest Churches (based on seating capacity with cover alone) 1. The Hand of God (Salvation Ministry).

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Check Out The World's Top 10 Largest Churches

POLITICS

Invasion Of Catholic Seminary In Kaduna By Bandits: How Can Buhari Stop Banditry In The North?

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked St. Albert the Great Institute of Philosophy, a seminary belonging to Catholic Church. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria The seminary is situated at Fayit community, Kagoma Chiefdom in the Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The attack, according to reports, led to the abduction of an unspecified number of students.

  11 months ago ago
Invasion Of Catholic Seminary In Kaduna By Bandits: How Can Buhari Stop Banditry In The North?

RELIGION

The Scientific Instrument That The Catholic Church Owns In Arizona, U.S.A.

The Vatican or Catholic Church however way you choose to call it is an organization known for its vast knowledge and vast resources. But in all honestly, the institution has always been known as a very mysterious organization, owing to its very headquarter's mysterious perceptive outlook.

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The Scientific Instrument That The Catholic Church Owns In Arizona, U.S.A.

SPORTS

Top 10 Biggest Football Rivalries in The World

Football is a sport that was born out of competitiveness. Matches against major opponents are always significant and elicit a great deal of emotion. Football fans are devoted to their team, and every fan's ambition is to attend a derby match. We've compiled a list of the top 10 most crucial football derbies for you, in no particular order.

  11 months ago ago
Top 10 Biggest Football Rivalries in The World

RELIGION

Is The Catholic Church The One And Only True Apostolic Church ?

The Catholic Church is popularly recognized as the first Christian Church on earth, the church has lasted for over 2000 years and is the longest serving institution that still exists till this very day. As there is one body of Christ, there should also be one single Church.

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Is The Catholic Church The One And Only True Apostolic Church ?

RELIGION

Church History: The 103 Martyrs Of Hermit Kingdom who were killed between 1838 to 1867

In the Roman Catholic Church, September 20th is a day which is set aside by the Catholic Church to honour the faithful Martyrs who died during during the time of the Joseon dynasty. This one hundred and three martyrs who have already been canonized by the Catholic Church were all led by the first Catholic priest in Korea whose name is St Andrew Kim Tae-gon.

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Church History: The 103 Martyrs Of Hermit Kingdom who were killed between 1838 to 1867

RELIGION

The proper ways of disposing sacred items in the Catholic Church

Catholics who frequently use sacramentals (brown scapulars, St. Benedict medals, blessed rosary beads, etc.) often run into a problem when the object breaks or wears out. What should be done with these holy objects? Is it okay to simply throw them in the trash?

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The proper ways of disposing sacred items in the Catholic Church

RELIGION

Orderliness And 4 Other Features Of A Catholic Mass

Image credit: Gettyimages I have never had the opportunity to attend a Catholic mass until recently when I was invited to a Catholic Church by a friend. What I discovered during my visit, gave me a different impression about the Catholic Church and I would love to share them with you.

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Orderliness And 4 Other Features Of A Catholic Mass

MILITARY

Attack On A Catholic School In Kaduna: Will Buhari Declare Bandits As Terrorists Within The Country?

Bandits have caused a lot of issues and tension within the Northern part of Nigeria, they have kidnapped many people (Including students) and killed different individuals in the country. Few months ago, these bandits attacked NDA (Nigerian Defence Academy) in Kaduna State and killed some military officers.

  11 months ago ago
Attack On A Catholic School In Kaduna: Will Buhari Declare Bandits As Terrorists Within The Country?

RELIGION

History: How St Helen discovered the true cross of Jesus Christ in 326 AD

Did you know that after the death of our Lord Jesus Christ, his cross was later found by a woman. Her name is Helen and she is a saint who is recognized by the Catholic and Orthodox Church. she was also the mother of Emperor Constantine the great.

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History: How St Helen discovered the true cross of Jesus Christ in 326 AD

RELIGION

Pope Francis To Buhari, Stop The Killings

The supreme pontiff of the Catholic Church who is also the Vicar of Christ on earth has told president Muhammadu Buhari to end the killings which are going on in Nigeria. The Pope said that the killings were senseless killings by jihadists and called on the federal government to ensure the protection of lives and properties in the country.

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Pope Francis To Buhari, Stop The Killings

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Bandits Attack Catholic Seminary, Ganduje Removes NNPC/AKK Project Chairman

Bandits reportedly attack Catholic Seminary in Kaduna, Kidnap scores Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked St. Albert the Great Institute of Philosophy, a seminary belonging to Catholic Church. The seminary is situated at Fayit community, Kagoma Chiefdom in the Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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Today's Headlines: Bandits Attack Catholic Seminary, Ganduje Removes NNPC/AKK Project Chairman

RELIGION

The story of mother Teresa, the woman who was known for charitable works

In this article, we would be telling you of a woman whose name has been immortalized because of the works she did while she was on earth, her name can never be forgotten, she was so good that after she died, the Catholic Church canonized her as a saint as they claimed that she was worthy of sainthood.

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The story of mother Teresa, the woman who was known for charitable works

RELIGION

5 Reasons Why The Catholic Church Always Honour Virgin Mary, The Mother Of Jesus Christ

The Catholic Church In Nigeria and all over the world are known for their special way of praying and this always involves them giving honour to the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus. However, a lot of Christians who are not members of the Catholic Church always see the act as being idolatry but in an actual sense, the catholic church has some things and reasons backing their doctrine.

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5 Reasons Why The Catholic Church Always Honour Virgin Mary, The Mother Of Jesus Christ

RELIGION

Seven Names That The Catholics Call Virgin Mary And What They Mean

Over the years, members of the Catholic Church have coined different nomenclatures for the Virgin Mary and the names have their different meanings. Photo credit: Catholic News Agency Members of the Catholic Church hold the Virgin Mary in very high esteem due to the fact that she is believed to be the mother of Jesus Christ.

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Seven Names That The Catholics Call Virgin Mary And What They Mean