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July 16, 2018

Archbishop Obinna visits St. Peter’s Awo Mbieri

Archbishop Obinna visits St Peter Parish Awo Mbieri

…Makes case for peace, unity Peaceful coexistence among family and community members as well as entire Igbo land has been described as not only panacea for economic development but also foretaste to righteousness and godliness. The Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, Most Rev. Anthony J.V. Obinna dropped the hint at St. Peter’s Catholic Parish Awo Mbieri while delivering a homily at the Eucharistic celebration he presided last Sunday. Archbishop Obinna who was rounding off a two-day Pastoral Visit in the area where he administered the Sacrament of Confirmation to over 150 candidates stressed the need for peace and unity of purpose…

Security Beefed Up In Churches …As robbers launch serial attacks on Catholic parishes in Imo

The Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri has strengthened security in parishes following series of robbery incidents in parishes and church institutions in the archdiocese. Priests  have been on alert as men of the underworld seemed to have sworn to make the rectory their primary target.  Within the past three months, robbers have attacked not less than six parishes in the Archdiocese. Just last week, a car belonging to one of the newly ordained priests was snatched at gun point.  Investigations however revealed that the serial robbery attacks have been targeted mostly at the clergy working in Mbaitoli zone of the Archdiocese….