Photo Credit: Google The Catholic Church, otherwise known as the universal church is widely known for its celibate practice. This simply means that if you mention Catholic Church, the first thing that comes to mind is that their priests don't get to marry. They are also required by the law of the church to stay away from women for the rest of their life.
There is a popular saying that no man is an island. What this means is that no human on earth is self-sufficient. No matter how influential and powerful one is, you must rely on others for a thing or two to be able to thrive. Supreme Pontiff, head of state of Vatican City and leader of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis has sent a strong message to the Christian community especially Catholics by asking them to pray for him specially.
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 countries of the world have a combination of people of different religions.The major world religions are Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism,Taoism, Baha'i faith and others.Most countries of the world have adherents from many religions in various proportions.But there is one country which is believed to be a one hundred percent Christian state and all its citizens are Catholics.
The term "Roman Catholic" refers to something that is universal, that is, everything. The Roman Catholic Church, which has its roots in the Italian capital of Rome, is the world's oldest church. It is widely considered to be the spiritual foremother of all churches throughout the world.
When Pope saint Gregory became the Vicar of the Roman Catholic Church, Rome was going through a great plague and it was already scourged by the plague, the previous Pope, Pope Pelagius II died from the great plague. In order to end the plague, Pope Saint Gregory decided to organize a miraculous meeting which would be about the procession of the blessed Virgin Mary icon, Gregory believed that the icon of the blessed Virgin mary was going to end the plague.
Pope John Paul II, in his long reign as the pope of the Roman Catholic Church built a lot of bridges across oceans. He took time to apologise to various groups of people the church must have offended in the time past. To the Jews, he pleaded for forgiveness for the nonchalant attitude of Christians and the leaders of the Church, while the holocaust was being committed.
In this article, we would be taking a look at 4 wrong beliefs that many people have about the Catholic Church. 1) The Catholic Church removed books from the Bible: for many years, people have accused the Catholic Church of removing books from the Bible but that's a lie.
Reverend gentleman Professor Vitalis Torwel, PhD (Univ. of Iowa), Priest of the Roman Catholic Church, public policy and news media expert, critical media theorist, social scientist, political communications researcher and an outstanding university teacher is indisputably a committed and consummate scholar of journalism, media studies and mass communication in this part of our world.
Nigerian entrepreneur and fashion blogger Laura Ikeji-Kanu took to her Instagram page to share photos of her daughter Laurel, during her baptism which took place on Monday 12th of July. She showed her excitement over the baptism of her daughter which took place in the Catholic church. In the photos below, we can see Laura Ikeji-Kanu and her daughter with the Catholic priest.
The Roman Catholic Church is an ancient religious institution boasting of more than a billion members worldwide.As such, it is the largest Christian ecclesiastical body in the world.Because of this alone, it is important to have an accurate understanding of the Roman Catholic Church’s history and beliefs.
The head of Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis has lamented the security situation in Nigeria especially the killings that happened last week in Kaduna. Recently, the worsening security in Nigeria is beginning to gain international recognition with Roman Catholic Pope, Pope Francis being the latest to add his voice to the international call that the incessant killings across the country should be halted.
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.
Pope Set To Help Nigeria Tackle Insecurity The Supreme Pontiff and the Head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has assured Nigeria that he is personally set to help them tackle insecurity, as reported by Daily Post. In a letter received by the Nigerian Ambassador to Rome, Paul Oga Adikwu, the Pope assures Nigeria of his fervent prayer for the nation.
According to Britannica, below are the top 10 most practiced religion in the world: 1. Christianity Christianity is the world's biggest religion, with about 2.1 billion followers worldwide. It is based on the teachings of Jesus Christ who lived in the Holy Land 2,000 years ago.
The President of the federal republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has asked Nigerians to pray for the head of Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis as he heads for Intestinal Surgery. The 78-Year-old President on Sunday, June 4, asked all Nigerians and the global community to pray for the safety of the 84-year-old pontiff, as he prepares to address a stenosis, or potential narrowing, of his large intestine.
With a heavy heart and totally submission to Almighty God, the entire Roman Catholic Church mourns the death of Rev Fr Livinus Esomchi Nnamani who passed on in Rome few weeks after he was ordained.According to our source, Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) Late Rev Fr Livinus was suffering from Leukemia (Cancer of blood) and it was at its critical state.
Recently, prophet Ebube muonso, a priest of the Roman Catholic Church has made a prophecy about what will happen before the end of April.The priest of the Catholic Church made this prophetic declaration via his Facebook official page during an early morning prayer.According to prophet Ebube muonso, "You will receive a breakthrough before the end of April".
Information reaching our news desk now has it that His Holiness, Pope Francis of Roman Catholic Church has assured Nigerian Government of his willingness to tackle her age-old security challenges that have ravaged many parts of the country. This was made known when the Pontiff received a letter of credence from Nigerian Ambassador to Holy See, Mr Paul Oga Adikwu, he said that he will do everything within his powers and the confines of law to assist Nigerian authorities in stopping insecurity bedevilling the country and Sub-Saharan African for a long time.
A priest of the Roman Catholic Church has passed on to eternity after suffering Leukaemia.The name of this priest is Fr.Livinus Nnamani, a priest of God from the congregation of 'Order of Mother of God' (OMD).Fr.Livinus Nnamani suffered terribly when he was alive.