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Church numbers increase by 11%

NEW EDITION OF THE STATISTICAL YEARBOOK OF THE CHURCH VATICAN CITY, 27 APR 2010 (VIS) - The Vatican Publishing House has recently released a...
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644 confirmed in Lekki Deanery, Lagos

Anthony Cardinal Okogie of Lagos, Nigeria confirms 644 candidates for Lekki Deanery. From 19 - 25 April 2010 the Cardinal Archbishop of Lagos,...

Benin – SMA reaffirms its commitment

BENIN - Jubilee Year of missionary activity to celebrate 150th anniversary of evangelization in Benin Rome (Agenzia Fides) – Celebrations have begun for the...
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Fr J Maguire & Passion Play 1952

SMA priest stars in Passion Play In 1952 Fr Joe Maguire returned to Ireland for his first holiday from Nigeria. Fr Joe was a native of Dublin and...
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Mission Sunday 2010

Building Ecclesial Communion is the Key to the Mission VATICAN CITY, 26 MAR 2010 (VIS) - The Pope's Message for the eighty-fourth World Mission...

Ordination of Lodwar Auxiliary Bishop

Lodwar celebrates the ordination of its Auxiliary Bishop Following his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI, the Very Rev Dominic Kimengich was ordained Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese...

Apostolic Administrator speaks on violence in Lofa County, Liberia

Below is a report recevied from the Apostolic Administrator of Gbarnga diocese, Liberia following the imposition of a curfew in Lofa County. Read the...

Jos killings: Vatican statement

VATICAN CITY, 9 MAR 2010 (VIS) - Holy See Press Office Director Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J. yesterday expressed "concern and horror" at the violent...