CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF NNEWI
Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral
P.M.B 5099, Nnewi
Anambra State, Nigeria
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Pope Francis's hints about a possible opening on the issue of married priests are sowing confusion in the Vatican and among Catholic reformists and conservatives alike. .Read More
BISHOP OKEKE PAYS PASTORAL VISIT TO ST. JOHN'S PARISH ORAIFITE
His Lordship, Most Rev. Hilary Paul Odili Okeke, Catholic Bishop of Nnewi paid a Pastoral visit to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Ibolo Oraifite on Sunday July 6, 2014 where he administered sacrament of confirmation to some faithful.
The Bishop, in a con-celebrated Pontifical Mass during the visit said that false prophets have gone forth into the world to corrupt the minds of the faithful with various strange doctrines.
The prelate cited relevant scriptures and said, "For there shall be a time when they will not endure sound doctrine but according to their own desires, they will heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears. And indeed will turn away their

FR. RAPHAEL MBANEFO CELEBRATES 1ST SOLEMN MASS OF THANKSGIVING
On Sunday, July 13, 2014, the entire Azigbo Catholic Community jubilated as Rev. Fr. Raphael Azuka Mbanefo celebrated his first solemn Mass of thanksgiving at St. David's Catholic Church Azigbo; Nnewi South L.G.A. Fr. Mbanefo presided over the Mass which was concelebrated by Rev. Fr. Damian Umeokeke, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obinemelu, Fr. Ikenna Okafor, Fr. Matthew Umeze, Fr. Cally Ben Onuma.
In his homily during the Mass, the homilist, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obinemelu, dwelling on the gospel of the day which was on the Parable of the Sower, explained that the seed was the word of God, the hard ground represented the person hardened by sin, the stony ground referred to a man who delighted in the word of
PUBLIC SCHEDULE OF BISHOP HILARY ODILI OKEKE

Tues 29 - Meeting of Bishops of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province
Thurs 31 - Final Day for Submitting Half-Yearly Account (Jan. to June 2014)
Sat 2 - Pastoral Visit to St. George's Parish Oraifite
- Pilgrimage of Ukpor Deanery to the Pilgrimage Centre of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Okija
Sun 3 - Pastoral Visit to St. George's Parish Oraifte
Sun 3-10 - Unified August Meeting of Catholic Women Organizations
Wed 6 - Recollection for all Priests at St. James' Parish, Amichi
Thurs 7 - Final Day for submitting the Monthly Account for July
Fri 8 - Meeting of Diocesan Finance Committee
Sat 9 - Diocesan Central St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Ozubulu
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THE CHRISTIAN OUTLOOK
A publication of the Catholic Diocese of Nnewi produced forthnightly.
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DIOCESAN HISTORY
What has emerged and is celebrated today as Nnewi Diocese is no doubt a product of Onitsha Archdiocese. Before now, Onitsha Archdiocese has given birth to several dioceses ..Read More
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