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May 27, 2018

When a Christian may be convicted for marrying more than one wife

We live in a country where both the rich and the poor marry more than one wife and no one raises an eyelid It is important to understand that the Christian marriage is based on monogamy. Adam had one wife, Eve, to the exclusion of any other woman. God also made for Adam, a wife, rather than wives. Thus polygamy is man made and influenced by a zealous desire to multiply and dominate the Earth in the agrarian era, when we depended on subsistence farming. A marriage celebrated under the Act is therefore monogamous. It follows therefore that a person…

THE TEN ‘I’s THAT BREAK THE HOME (2)

As October 1 draws near

INFIDELITY Infidelity in marriage can also be referred to as cheating, adultery or extramarital affair. Wikipedia defines it as the subjective feeling that one’s partner has violated a set of rules or relationship norms and this violation results in feelings of sexual jealousy and rivalry. The violation can be sexual in nature, for example involving kissing, sexual fondling or sex with another individual outside of the marriage relationship. Statistics reveal that the rate of infidelity in marriage is higher in men than in women. In their book, Close Encounters: Communication in relationships, Guerrero, Anderson and Afifi maintained that men are…

Homosexuals protest in Anambra court

Those who think that homosexuality is a problem of Europe will be shocked to know that homosexuals not only walk the streets of Nigeria but have formed an association. Some men suspected to be homosexuals recently created a scene at the Atani Chief Magistrate Court in Ogbaru Local Government Area, Anambra State. The men, numbering about 50, disrupted the proceedings of the court, where two of their members have been docked for alleged same-sex offence. They stormed the court premises as early as 9am in solidarity with the same-sex couple, who were arrested.  The protesters demanded that the couple, facing…

30 couples unite in Holy Matrimony at St. Mary’s Iho

Couples have been advised to remain faithful to their marriage vows and to avoid indulging in extra-marital affairs or living polygamous life. The sermon was given to the 30 couples who were joined in matrimony at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Iho on Saturday, April 20, 2013.  The officiating priest at the wedding who is also the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Amadi encouraged the couples to always stand firm on their faith.  Fr. Amadi emphasized the importance of receiving the Sacrament of Matrimony saying that a man who keeps a woman in his house without wedding her lives in bondage…