One of the basic principles of peaceful coexistence among the adherents of Christian and Islamic religion is tolerance and respect for one another. This is because we all worship one and supreme being regardless of our differences. Lack of religious tolerance would only lead to disorderliness in our society.
Although most Catholic Popes usually hold the office until their deaths, it is however true that holding the office is not a do or die affair as some Popes have resigned due to certain circumstances. Photo credit: EWN Incidences of resignation of Catholic popes are however very rare as only one pope has resigned the office since 1415 till date.
The hunger for popularity and people following a particular trend has become a concern to so many, and something to talk about in modern days. You must have observed that the entertainment industry has grown more in the 21st century than it has in time past, because most people now want to trend and become successful through one medium or the other.
Pope Francis was said to have received over three Christian families in the hall of former Pope Paul VI. A woman who was the mother of four children tried to offer Pope Francis the ring of her husband who was killed in Afghanistan by the Taliban, the supreme pontiff accepted the ring but he then told her to keep the ring as a sign of friendship and hope, more of a remembrance.
The hostilities that are occurring between Muslims and Christians in various countries are something that the majority of religious leaders are attempting to put an end to. Most Religious Leaders, including Pope Francis, have demonstrated that they can associate with individuals regardless of their religious affiliation in the past, but things have changed in recent years.
Have you ever wondered why Pope Francis is yet to visit Nigeria even though the country has over 20 million Catholics? Or what the leaders of the Catholic churches in Nigeria is doing about it. In the Catholic church there is always a time for everything, and that's why the church is called the most organized association in the world.
In life, everyone is entitled to their own opinions. Bringing us to the fact that people have things that they love and likes to acquire be it cars, expensive items or even private jet. But it will interest you to know that the leader of the Catholic church all over the world, Pope Francis has no private jet to himself.
Below are 20 interesting facts about Christianity that most people don't know. 1.There are more than 40,000 different Christian denominations worldwide. 2. Early Christians were called "atheists" by Romans because they didn't pay tribute to their gods. 3. Christianity is still one of the most severely persecuted religion in the world.
Pope Francis Rides In A Ford Focus, Even Though Catholic Church Is The Richest On Church Earth- Reno
Many people want to reach a certain point in terms of being spiritual, but they're not able to because they keep getting distracted by things money can afford. It's not possible to be materialistic and spiritual at the same time. When you're spiritual, you'll know that wanting to acquire material things will lessen your spirituality.
Pope Francis is the leader of the Catholic congregation worldwide, and the church can be said to be the richest church there is on earth. This means the Pope could ride whatever car he wishes to ride, but he settled for a lesser car. In explaining why acquiring or focusing too much on material things could make you lose your spirituality, and make you more of the materialistic Christian, Reno Omokri used Pope Francis as an exemplary gospel leader.
2 Killed, 12 Injured As Taliban-Afghan Crisis Intensifies According to Sonam Mahajan, the Taliban have killed two civilians, injured a dozen in Jalalabad and hundreds of Afghans staged protests, took down the Taliban flag and reinstalled the Afghanistan flag at the city centre despite the firing.
Pope Francis, represented by the Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, Most Rev Filipazzi Antonio, today called on Catholics across the globe to root out the seed of division and discord in the Catholic community. The Pope representative spoke in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital during the ordination and installation of Rev Peter Chukwu as the third Catholic Bishop of Abakaliki following the retirement of Rev Michael Okoro, the Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese.
The Vicar of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has said in an interview that the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan was not examined totally. According to the Supreme pontiff, he said that the United States failed to see the possible outcome of their action when made.
A lot of great men and woman were once living. During their time, they were known for their exceptional personalities that differentiated them from others. These powerful men conquered many nations and made so many countries to crumble before them. People like Valadin Putin of Russia, Donald Trump of United States of America, Pope Francis, Joe Biden, President of China and the Queen of England are known as the most powerful people in the world currently.
Reno Omokri has taken to his social media page to aver that the more a person is materialistic, the less spiritual he or she is. He used the Catholic Church to give an illustration. Bemigho Reno Omokri is a Nigerian human right activist and lawyer. Omokri was the host of Transformation with Reno Omokri, a Christian teaching TV show broadcast (for one season) on San Francisco's KTLN and Detroit's Impact Network.
Pope Francis the head of the Catholic Church world wide is widely known for his humility, concern for the poor, international dialogue and world peace. He was ordained Pope March 13th, 2013 following the resignation of Pope Benedict Xvi. He is noted to attach less importance to the papacy office unlike his predecessors, for instance he lives in a guest house at Domus Sanctae Marthae unlike his predecessors who resided at the Papal Apostolic Palace.
Image credit: Riccardo De Luca/AP. Days after Pope Francis returned from the hospital for a colon surgery in July,the Pope was surprise to receive a letter Address to him which contained 3 bullet which is unarguably for a short gun including also some message referring to some financial operations at the Vatican.
President Buhari has stated that he wonders why Nigerians accepted and voted for him despite the fact that he is poor. According to the President, the nation voted him into office and re-voted for a second term, despite the fact that he is not among the nation's elites.
The majority of religious leaders are striving to put an end to the hostilities that exist between Islamic and Jesus followers in various places. Most religious leaders, including Pope Francis, have proved in the past that they can socialize with people of all faiths, but that has altered in recent years.
There are thousands of rich men of God on earth, most of them are either senior pastors by the selection, election, or because they are the founders of the church. But also, there are other churches whose leaders only change when one dies or retires.