faith and spirituality

The Vodun phenomenon in Benin

Vodun phenomenon in Benin it’s relevant to understand trafficking of Nigerian girls  INTRODUCTION If it can be said that homo faber preceded homo sapiens, both these stages of humanity were borne by homo religiosus, an […]

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Holy Shroud and Gospel

The Gospels describe the deposition of Jesus and the burial in a new tomb digged in the rock where took place the Resurrection mystery. Let’s read Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. They give us a […]

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Take Off the Veil, Sister

“I call on you, my Muslim sister, to take off the veil. This is an honest call… Its intention is not to defile you, nor to encourage you to [moral] lassitude. I call on you […]

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Girls don’t destroy your life (Queen)

My name is Queen, I’m 24, my friend Blessing was 23. I swore to pay the travel cost form Nigeria to Italy, but they had not told me the truth, I thought that in Italy […]

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John Paul II to the Nigerian families

Onitsha (Nigeria), With the Apostle Paul I say to you: “You are God’s chosen race, his saints; he loves you, and you should be clothed in sincere compassion, in kindness and humility, gentleness and patience. […]

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Give me a sweet and humble heart

Holy Mary, Mother of God, preserve in me the heart of a child, pure and clean like spring water; a simple heart that does not remain absorbed … in its own sadness; a loving heart […]

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Saint Gemma – Mystic of the redemption

The mystical image of Saint Gemma Galgani still fascinates for her unique spiritual experience that has allowed us to know God’s will. Such an experience is able to warm our heart and illuminate our mind […]

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The Death of Morality

It is difficult to gain attention in an era that uses superlatives to describe dishwashing liquid and mayonnaise. Perhaps speaking simply and directly might prove such an oddity that words may again have their proper […]

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The Holy Shroud – what is it

The Shroud is a linen sheet woven herringbone size of about m. 4.41 x 1.13, containing the double image to turn the head of the corpse of a man who died after a series of […]

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Our Common Humanity

As pastors we are aware that the conversation about unborn life is sensitive, delicate and, indeed, painful for many.  We offer our reflections with the greatest of respect for everyone while wishing to make some […]

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Mary – Life narrated by the Gospels

Mary was born in Nazareth from devout parents named Joachim and Anne. Even if Joachim of the house of David (Luke 1,32) and Anne of the house of Aaron (Luke 1,5;1,36) were small holders, they […]

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42. If God is good, why is there suffering?

Every person, at some time in their life, will find themselves confronted by suffering either personally or in their immediate surroundings. It seems to be the end. Everything collapses And the question springs up: Why? […]

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I Asked God (Kirk Kilgour)

I asked God to make me strong To carry out marvellous plans: He has made me weak to preserve me humble. I asked God to make me healthy To carry out great exploits: He’s given […]

Education and culture

Nigerian names e Ghana names

Nkiruka En-Kee-Roo-Ka The Future is Bright Female Igbo Nigeria Kumapayi Kuh-Ma-Kwa-Yi “Death preserve this life” Male Yoruba Nigeria Olateju hur lah teh ju abundant and spread wealth Neutral YORUBA Nigeria Abisola ah-bee-saw-la Born into wealth […]

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John Paul II to the Nigerian young people

Onitsha (Nigeria), Dear young men and women of Nigeria, This afternoon the Pope belongs to you! I am truly overjoyed to see you here in your teeming thousands from all parts of your vast country. […]

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Gender Dysphoria in Children

American College of Pediatricians – November 2018 ABSTRACT: Gender dysphoria (GD) of childhood describes a psychological condition in which children experience a marked incongruence between their experienced gender and the gender associated with their biological […]