The Bible has an interesting approach to life and the afterlife that has made it a subject of discussion in every church, and in every part of the world for thousands of years. This has been the case since the book first arrived and was received all over the world but while this book is accepted, some scholars and historians have claimed that there is more to this book and to find out the missing ideas and subjects in the book, we should look towards Africa.
Catholics all over the world are usually encouraged to buy their priests a beer on the 9th of every September in celebration of the International Buy a Priest a Beer Day. Photo credit: Catholic News According to one Reverend Father Ugochukwu Ugwoke, to celebrate the day, Catholics are encouraged to buy a beer for their priests.
Police nab 2 female weapons movers terrorising Kaduna, environs Abuja—Two ladies were among 34 criminal suspects paraded, yesterday, by the Police at Force Headquarters, Abuja over criminal conspiracy, armed robbery, kidnapping, culpable homicide, car theft and possession of illegal weapons. (Photos Credit: Vanguard)
Papacy has been the supreme authority in the Catholic church since its inception in the first century AD. Popes have come and gone over the centuries, but only a select number have left a lasting reputation as the best Popes of the Catholic church. However, we would be looking at three catholic Popes who are widely regarded as the greatest and the contribution they have made.
Most football players do not reveal much about their religious practices. However, there are some players who have spoken openly about their religion. So many of these football players are Catholics. The Roman Catholic Church is probably the most renowned Christian denomination in the entire world.
Many people have varied perspectives on what is true regarding purgatory. Many people have concerns regarding it's existence and other things, yet the truth persists. Purgatory has long been a cherished traditional belief held by Christians, particularly Catholics. Many bible translations have confirmed its existence, which I shall reveal later.
The Catholic church is a universal church ( in the sense that they do everything in uniform whether a parish is located in Nigeria or any part of the world), it has a population of 1.3 billion members in the world, and 20 million members in Nigeria.
The Catholic Church with a total population of 1.3 billion members in the world is considered as the most organized association/ institution in the world. The church has a time for everything, like a time to sit and a time to stand, a time to kneel and a time to shake hands together in peace.
Many people, particularly non-Catholics, have always referred to Catholics as non-christians (pagans), believing that they follow man-made doctrines rather than the Bible. They don't realize, however, that the Catholic church has a reason for everything they do and whenever they do it.
The traditions and beliefs of the Catholic church is called Catholicism, it is referred to the theology, moral, doctrines, liturgy, and spirituality of the Catholics. This traditions are not just for a particular region (i.e like for the westerners or the asians) it is a tradition that bound the whole Catholics in the world.
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?
As a non-catholic, you might be wondering why the Catholics call Mary the Mother of God since God didn't have a father or a mother, like in Genesis 1:1 and because of that the Catholics are still questioned till today. According to the Trinity there are three persons in one God, which is the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit , although they all have their own function.
There are several reasons why Christians, especially members of the Catholic Church should pray with the holy rosary very regularly. Photo credit: Salt Lake Tribune The rosary is a string of beads that are usually used by Christians and members of the Catholic Church to recite prayers.
His name is Blessed Sebastianus Kimura. He was a martyr and Jesuit priest in Japan. He was also a descendant of the first ever Japanese Christian in history who was baptized by Saint Francis Xavier. An interesting fact about him is that in the history of Japan, he is the first ever Japanese to be ordained as a Catholic priest.
In this article, we would be taking look at a Catholic priest who did so much for the world during world war 2. His name is Alfons Maria but his original first name was Jozef Mazurek. He was a polish Discalced Carmelite priest who died as a martyr.
The Rosary is one of the most important sacred items in the Catholic Church, this is because of the power it has but that power only works when you put your faith in it. In this article, we would be giving you some reasons why you should take the Catholic Rosary serious as a Christian.
Most christians in different part of the world always have this question to ask the Catholic members about their doctrines, why are u keeping statues and images in the church and homes, is it not against the explicit prohibition of the bible, this is why most of them hate to do anything in common with the catholic members, which is very wrong.
Catholics around the world are celebrating the birthday of the Virgin Mary, who is the mother of Jesus, and there are 3 things that can be done to celebrate the mother of Jesus. Photo credit: Catholic News Catholics hold the Virgin Mary in high regard due to the belief that she was used by God to give the world Jesus Christ, who is believed to be the saviour of the world.
For years many have always had the misconception that members of the Catholic Church worship the Virgin Mary but that's actually not true because in this article, I will be changing and directing your mentality towards the right ideology. Catholics only pray to Mary, we must all understand that there is a difference between worshiping and praying.
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.