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August 20, 2018

Msgr. Akagha blasts political class: You’re selfish, exploitative

  The parish priest of St Mark’s Church New Owerri, Very Rev.  Msgr. Kevin Akagha has taken a swipe at Nigeria’s political class, denouncing in strong terms their exploitative and selfish tendencies. In a message to Catholic women of his parish on the occasion of this year’s Mother’s Day, Msgr. Akagha reflected on the theme of their celebration: “Catholic women, carriers of living water to the world that thirsts for peace.” The priest said the theme was very appropriate at this time because, “indeed, Nigeria thirsts for peace.” “The yoke imposed on many Nigerians by a selfish and exploitative political…

The Gospel According To Wealth

My short term membership and eventual chairmanship of the prestigious Christian Association of Nigeria opened my eyes to  many realities, good and evil. On a positive note, I was delighted to observe that virtually all the people in the contemporary Nigerian society believe that their lives and existence depend on a power not their own. They truly believe that there is an unseen hand that guides their every action and that whatever befalls them may have something to do with this power. Some call this power God, some call him Chukwu, some Christian call him Jehovah, some name him Allah;…

THE TEN ‘I’s THAT BREAK THE HOME (3) – CAUSES OF INFIDELITY

As October 1 draws near

Disaffection: Affection is major oil in marriage. It is more than sexual satisfaction. It is the feeling of being appreciated by one’s partner. Ironically, women value love in their relationship than sex. Unfortunately however, many men do not realize it. Blessed Pope John Paul 11 once said in his address to couples that a man loves in order to be loved while a woman is loved in order to love. In marriage, every woman wants to feel special. Every woman wants the husband to tell her, “You are beautiful”, “You look good”, “I love you”, “Your hairstyle is special”, “Your…