Bishop Kaigama called on Catholic Media Practitioners to work towards building a peaceful nation

The Arch Bishop of Jos Archdiocese, His Grace Ignatius Kaigama has called on Catholic Media Practitioners in the Country to work towards building a peaceful nation. The Arch Bishop made the called yesterday in Jos the Plateau Capital during the 50th Golden Jubilee of the ‘World Communication Day’ marked by the Universal Church worldwide at The Church of Assumption Chong’o-Pyeng in Jos-South Local Government area of Plateau State.
Delivering the sermon to Catholic Media Practitioners and parishioners of the Church, Bishop Kaigama said the message of the Pope to the world on the 50th Anniversary of the World Communication Day marked by the Church is aimed at building a just and peaceful society.
This year’s World Communication day with the theme: ‘Communication and Mercy:- A Fruitful Encounter’ seek to addressed issues that bordered on the poor, the marginalized and the voiceless by Media practitioners in the world.
Bishop Kaigama condemned a fabricated report in some quota of the media that Cardinal John Onayiekan narrowly escaped dead from Fulani headsmen stating that it is a calculated attempt to throw the Country in to another chaos. He charged Media practitioners to be objective in their reportage.
The Catholic Media Practitioners of the Archdiocese of Jos in line with the theme of this year’s Communication day also went to Stefanos Foundation IDP Camp at Zang Commercial Secondary School in Bukuru with assorted clothing, toiletries and shoes among other things to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP).
Presenting the items on behalf of the Media practitioners, the Communication Director of Jos Archdiocese Rev. Father Alexander Dung urged the Internally Displace Persons to take solemn in God and pray that Government would win a final war on Boko Haram sect in the northeastern part of the Country that they may go back to their homes.
Receiving the items, the representative of Stefanos Foundation. Pastor Mancha Darong thanked the Media Practitioners of the Jos Archdiocese. He prayed for God’s blessings and protection on the Media practitioners in the course of their duties. He also stated that the Camp currently take care of 303 individuals, 69 families and 197 children age 0–18 years respectively.


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