CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF NNEWI
Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral
P.M.B 5099, Nnewi
Anambra State, Nigeria
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POPE FRANCIS EXPRESSES HIS NEARNESS TO THE BISHOPS AND PEOPLE OF NIGERIA :
Nigeria, known as the ''African giant'', with its more than 160 million inhabitants, is set to play a p. .. .Read More

CANON LAW SOCIETY HOLDS SEMINAR: LAMENTS PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS IN NORTHERN NIGERIA
The Canon Law Society of Nigeria, an association of Canon Law Lawyers of the Catholic Church in Nigeria, held one-day seminar at the Assumption Cathedral, Nnewi, on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.
The seminar lamented the persecution of Catholics and Christians in general, in the northern parts of the country, and noted that, with the Sharianisation of 12 states in the northern parts of the country, Christians have been made second-class citizens contrary to the letters and intendment of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria, as amended.
While calling on Christians to be their brothers' keeper, they are reminded of the duty and right they have to defend themselves
PONTIFICAL MISSIONARY UNION (PMU) HOLDS NATIONAL COUNCIL MEETING AT OZUBULU
The Pontifical Missionary Union (P.M.U) made up of priests and religious held its 2015 national meeting at St. Gabriel's Pastoral Centre, Ozubulu, on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.
In an address, Rev. Fr. George Ajana, President, P.M.U Anglophone Africa and the National Director of Pontifical Missionary Society (P.M.S) expressed appreciation to the Chief host, Most Rev. Dr. Hilary Okeke, Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese for his generosity and paternal care.
Fr. Ajana further reminded the members that this year is the third National Mission Congress (NAMICON III) in Nigeria, adding that the Holy Father, Pope Francis, has declared 2015, "a year of consecrated life" which, according to him, calls for sober refle
PUBLIC SCHEDULE OF BISHOP HILARY ODILI OKEKE

Sun 22- Pastoral Visit to St. Joseph's Parish, Ihiala
Sun 22- National Collection for the poor
Sun 29- Palm Sunday Mass at OLA Cathedral
2014/2015 Programme || 2015 Programme [PDF]


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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