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Anglican Junior Seminary sports contest kicks off March 5 at Inyishi

By Nick Chibunna The 2019 biennial sports competition of the all Anglican Junior Seminaries, East of the Niger, kicks off Tuesday, March 5 at Dora Chinyere Nwankiti Junior Seminary (DCNJ), Inyishi, in the Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State. The event tagged, “INYISHI 2019”, features match past, football, relay race, long jump, high jump, […]

Who are the Apostles in the Bible and why are they important?

By Jennifer Heeren The word apostle means one who is sent out. Jesus, himself, was the very first apostle. Hebrews 3:1 says that he was declared to be Apostle and High Priest. He was sent out by the Father to bring mankind hope. An apostle is a disciple of Jesus Christ that was specifically called […]

Fire in Burundi: Archbishop appeals for traders

The Primate of Burundi, Archbishop Martin Nyaboho, has joined local civic leaders in appealing for support after the main market in Matana was burned down. The Natana Commune, in the southern Burundian province of Bururi, is considered the birthplace of Anglicanism in the country. Archbishop Martin visited the scene of the fire with local diocesan […]

Vandals steal mummified head from Dublin Church

Thieves have stolen the head from an 800-year-old mummified body, known as “The Crusader” from the crypt of a church in the Irish capital Dublin. The vandals responsible also damaged other human remains in the attack on St Michan’s Church in Church Street, Dublin. The church is a popular tourist destination attracting visitors who come […]

Anglicans walking together in Holy Land

Anglicans from around the Communion took part in a 12-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land in June 2017, with the theme of “walking together”. Five primates as well as the Anglican Communion Secretary General, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, accompanied the pilgrims. Among the highlights of the tour were visits to Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Capernaum and the […]

Retreat for staff of Bishop’s Office, Women Ministries ends

By Emma Onumah A one-day Retreat for all staff of the Bishop’s office and the Women Ministries, Anglican Diocese of Owerri, with the theme: “God First” has been held at the Hall of Parise, Cathedral Church of the Transfiguration of Our Lord (CATOL), Owerri. Speaking at the first session of the Retreat, the Priest in […]

Araraume is best next alternative – Duruji

All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship hopeful in the rescheduled governorship and state Assemble elections in Imo State, Senator Godwin Ifeanyi Araraume, has been described as the best next alternative and a true deliverer on a divine mission to save the people of Imo State from the hands of Oppressors. Hon. John Duruji, former Special […]

You cannot worship God and mammon, says cleric

Children of God have been reminded that there is only but one God and that they cannot serve God and Satan. A clergyman, Rev. Prof. Boniface Nwigwe of University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, gave the injunction in his sermon marking thanksgiving mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Elekenowasi Obohia in Ahiazu Mbaise LGA. Preaching […]

Owerri hosts beauty pageant July … No Bikini show, no indecent dressing, says organisers

Entertainment Owerri is agog as dignitaries across Nigeria and Africa will converge in Owerri, the State Capital of Imo State during the grand Finale of Face of Arise Africa Beauty Pageant slated to hold in the month of July 2019 at the prestigious Rockview Hotel, Owerri as forms go on sale from February – March. […]

Trump pledges continued protection of religious freedom

Donald Trump has promised faith leaders that he was committed to protecting religious freedom and the dignity of the unborn. In a warmly received address at the National Prayer Breakfast, the US President told his audience, comprised of Muslims, Jews and Christians: ‘I will never let you down – never.’ Receiving a standing ovation at […]