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The Catholic priesthood and its challenges in our contemporary Nigerian society

Tongshinen Yohanna Wadak

The Catholic priesthood and its challenges in our contemporary Nigerian society

by Tongshinen Yohanna Wadak

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Published by Federal College of Education in Pankshin, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Nigeria,
  • Priesthood -- Catholic Church -- Nigeria

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 48-49).

    Statementby Tongshinen Yohanna Wadak.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1682.N5 W33 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 49 p. ;
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23531077M
    ISBN 109783594753
    LC Control Number2006376424

      But there are many more issues that individuals in the Church are dealing with—issues that the Church Body should be talking about. In Galatians , Paul urged the Church to “Bear each other’s burdens,” so maybe with more grace and love we can turn on the light in the darkened rooms of each other’s hearts and let our churches become. The Priesthood of Our Lord is a doctrine de fide by the Church and proclaimed by the Council of Trent (Sess Chapter 1). St. Paul explicates the priesthood of our lord in the words "Christ did not glorify Himself that He might be made high-priest. He received this glory from Him who said "Thou art my Son.

    The Challenge of Being a Priest Today Rev. Thomas P. Rausch, SJ shared love for the Church and its people. Priesthood is not a Career No doubt some who are attracted to the priesthood see the requirement of clerical celibacy as an obstacle. This is an issue that needs to be honestly addressed. Challenge of le Size: KB.   By continuing to use this site you agree to our Terms and that you have read our Privacy Policy. All right.

    The Theology of Priesthood includes ten essays that explore facets of ordained ministry and the ministerial priesthood. Paul Philibert, O.P., begins with an overview of issues involved in the contemporary discussion on priesthood within the Roman Catholic : $ VOR/Lay Education Annotated Bibliography Page 5 The Priesthood/Ministry Raymond Brown, Priest and Bishop, (Paulist Press, ; Society of St. Sulpice, ). Biblical reflections on the origins of presbyter/bishops in the early Church. This slim book by the renowned Catholic scripture scholar, is a “must-read” for those interestedFile Size: 26KB.


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The Catholic priesthood and its challenges in our contemporary Nigerian society by Tongshinen Yohanna Wadak Download PDF EPUB FB2

IT is interesting to reason how dynamic Christianity has evolved in the last years in Africa. Nigeria has a population of million people and circa 60 per cent are Christians per cent.

It presented both the positive and negative impacts of Pentecostalism in Nigeria. It also indicated several manifestations of moral decadence in spite of Church growth and its causal factors. The study equally looked at the socioeconomic and religious implications of Church proliferation.

African Catholic Priests Confronting an Identity Problem by Jordan Nyenyembe. This is a timely book on the contemporary African priesthood. Just as in other parts of the globe, the African priesthood currently faces a serious crisis of identity. The unfolding crisis puts stress on the clerics and augments the tension with lay people.

On Saturday July 6,Pius Afiabor, a young man from Ukpela in Edo State, who grew up in Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos, was ordained priest in Ibadan by Bishop Albert Fasina for the Society of African. About the book F. Oborji, MISSION AND RECONCILIATION: THEOLOGY AND PASTORAL CHALLENGES OF SOCIAL VIOLENCE, Aracne Rome The increasing nature of conflicts and tensions in our contemporary society has challenged us to examine in this.

Nigeria, February ”, in C. ANYANWU – O. FADUGBA-PINHEIRO (eds) Our Concern for Nigeria. Catholic Bishops Speak, Communiqués issued by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) on the state of the Church and Nigerian Nation from toGazub Prints, Lagospp.

4 Cf., CBCN, Guidelines for the Healing Ministry. INTER INSIGNIORES ON THE QUESTION OF ADMISSION OF WOMEN TO THE MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD. Introduction. The Role Of Women In Modern Society And The Church.

Among the characteristics that mark our present age, Pope John XXIII indicated, in his Encyclical Pacem in.

The American Catholic bishops seem to have a wide range of loyalty issues to their priests. These psychological ‘gulags’ the bishops use to get rid of certain priests seem all the rage nowadays.

The Catholic Church and the Challenges of the Modern World. The following paper was presented at the Seventh Annual Telos Conference, held on February 15–17,in New York City. Bishop Giovanni D’Ercole is Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of L’Aquila, Italy.

Not only are we afflicted by such things as the decline in Sunday worship, the fall in religious practices, the dearth of the priesthood and religious life, we also face the biggest challenge to date which is the loss of our moral credibility and trust capital due to the sexual abuse crisis.

Many of today's Catholic parishes around Australia are led by priests from countries once thought of as 'missionary lands'. Drawing from his African traditional communal heritage, and from Australian secular culture, Father Emmanuel Aguiyi reflects upon his experiences as a Nigerian priest working in modern-day Australian : Emmanuel Ikechukwu Aguiyi.

This book is out of print at the moment but is in the course of being reprinted by an American publisher: WIPF and STOCK Publishers, West 8th Avenue, Suite 3, Eugene, OregonUSA. Web site: Contents.

INTRODUCTION 7. Theological. 1 The priesthood of Christ and its development in the New Testament 28 2 Ministerial.

The Church in Africa: Mission and Challenges in Africa with booming vocations to the priesthood and religious life. The modern African society faces great challenges in this area from the. THE COMMON AND THE ORDAINED PRIESTHOOD DAVID COFFEY [Editor's Note: The author first attempts to reconcile the two perspectives, christological pneumatological, and in which Vat­ ican II presented its teaching on the ordained and the common priesthood.

This he does in reference to the Spirit-Christology that he has developed in previous writings. There are some positive things social media offers, but there are many things about it that pose challenges to the contemporary church.

Chief among them is the challenge of posturing, a performative obsession that feeds pride and hypocrisy. It is true that we are experiencing profound challenges: wars, continual threats of terrorism, problems within our Catholic Church, the rapidly accelerating unraveling of moral decency in our society, an uncertain economy and the terrible wounds caused by the dismantling of family life.

It will proffer and argue that the contemporary challenges which Vatican II’s theology of the laity faces today in the Nigerian Roman Catholic Church call for a Church that is not only participatory, but also prophetic as well as a Church that engages and is constantly in solidarity with the people of : Francis C.

Ezenezi. According to the CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute, more than 53 percent of Catholics think that the church should become more modern in its doctrine and beliefs.

Throughout history, the Roman Catholic Church has faced numerous challenges, including charges of corruption, rivalries and questions regarding papal infallibility. While the common priesthood of the faithful is exercised by the unfolding of baptismal grace – a life of faith, hope and charity, a life according to the Spirit, the ministerial priesthood is at the service of the common priesthood.”11 In this way the Catholic teaching of the universal priesthood mirrors what God established in the Old Size: KB.

Many of the schools, hospitals, and other ministries started by religious orders are today staffed primarily by laymen and laywomen. But religious life today also provides a wide array of opportunities for sisters, brothers, and priests to choose a unique path by serving their orders.

Comparative Study of the Concept of Priesthood in Igbo Traditional Religion and Catholic Priesthood. on its function in any society, he scored a pass mark.

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In Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, that number is less than 2 percent. The population is roughly evenly divided between Muslims and Christians, with about 20 million Catholics. Priests say the number of Catholics is growing fast.

Africa is expected to be home to one-sixth of the world’s Catholics by   THREATS TO THE CHRISTIAN FAITH IN CONTEMPORARY NIGERIA (Keynote Address by Matthew Hassan KUKAH, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, at a One Day Conference of the Catholic Men’s Guild, Archdiocese of Lagos, held at MUSON Centre, on June 16th, ) Christianity lies in achieving greatness in the face of a world’s hatred St Ignatius of Antioch.