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May 25, 2018

World Communications Day Holds Sunday May 13

  The annual World Communications Day comes up on Sunday, May 13, 2018. The theme for this year is, “The truth will set you free (John 8:32): Fake news and Journalism for peace”. His holiness Pope Francis sends this message to the entire Universal Church of Christ, beckoning on all Christians to stand on the truth always and everywhere. A press release signed by Rev. Fr. George Nwachukwu, Director of Communications/Media, Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri, said Christian media workers in associations with the Imo State government will celebrate the Day in a grand style. The ceremony begins with a concelebrated…

FATIMA: Francisco, Jacinta canonized

Standing before the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, Pope Francis canonized two shepherd children who saw Mary at Fatima, but more importantly, he said, they heeded the call to pray for sinners and trust in the Lord. “We declare and define Blessed Francisco Marto and Blessed Jacinta Marto as saints,” the pope said May 13 as hundreds of thousands of pilgrims broke out in applause before he finished speaking. The relics of the young shepherd children, encased in two thin golden crosses, were placed in front of the famed statue of Our Lady of Fatima, the “lady dressed…