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Peter Obi excited as pope names Fortunatus Nwachukwu envoy to UN

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Former vice-presidential candidate Peter Obi has congratulated the apostolic nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu on his appointment by Pope Francis as...

Fayemi congratulates Kukah on Vatican appointment

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Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has congratulated the Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto Most Revd Matthew Hassan Kukah on his appointment into the...

Kukah gets Vatican appointment

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Pope Francis has appointed the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese Matthew Kukah as member of the Dicastery for Promotion of Human Integral Development at...

Pope Francis appoints Nigerian priest aide on relations between Christians, Muslims

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Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Fr Joseph Ogundipe of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo as an adviser on relations between Christians and Muslims in Nigeria. Fr Ogundipe...

Pope Francis tests negative for coronavirus

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Pope Francis has tested negative for coronavirus following the cancellation of a Lent retreat for the first time over ill health, Italian newspaper, Il...

Two Catholic nuns pregnant on missionary trip to Africa

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The Catholic Church has launched an investigation after two nuns returned to Italy pregnant after a missionary trip to Africa. Both women, who belonged to different orders...

Pope Francis prays for Catholics in France after Notre Dame fire

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Pope Francis has assured Catholics in France and those affected by the fire that ravaged the Cathedral of Notre Dame on Monday evening of...

Pope Francis kisses feet of South Sudan leaders

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Pope Francis on Thursday kissed the shoes of South Sudan’s leaders in a gesture which signified the Pontiff's resolve to ensure reign of peace in the...

Lionel Messi is not God – Pope Francis

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Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church, has admitted that Lionel Messi is a great footballer but insists that he is not God....

Pope rejects resignation of cardinal convicted of abuse cover-up

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Pope Francis has rejected the resignation of a French cardinal, Philippe Barbarin, who was convicted for not reporting child sex abuse allegations, the Vatican and the...