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•Why govt can gradually open churches
By Sam Eyoboka
METROPOLITAN Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Reverend Alfred Adewale Martins has reiterated the need for the gradual ease-down of the lockdown placed on Churches by the Federal Government, stressing that the Church was capable of ensuring and enforcing personal hygiene and physical distancing amongst its members.
Speaking on Thursday at a media interactive ahead of this year’s World Day of Communications at the Holy Cross Cathedral, Lagos, the prelate said the continuous closure of churches was adversely affecting the spiritual and emotional well-being of Christians who crave for their regular congregational worship.
The annual World Day of Communications scheduled for tomorrow is set aside by the Pope to celebrate with media practitioners all over the world and to encourage them on their pivotal role of helping to build a better world.
According to Martins, the theme of this year’s message by the Pope, “That you may tell your children and grandchildren (Exodus 10:2): Life becomes history” is premised on the need for the media to publish stories that would not promote prejudice, conflict, …
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