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Nuclear Threat: Vatican preaches dialogue, Consultation

The Vatican on Friday urged world leaders to shun any unilateral action and seek dialogue to respond to the threat of nuclear weapons.
The appeal came at the opening of a two-day conference on nuclear disarmament, which brought together more than 10 Nobel Prize winners, UN and NATO officials to discuss perspectives for a world free of nuclear weapons.

Pope francis reportedly plans to shut down 163 Nigerian parishes, sack priests in Imo

For four years, some parishes of the Roman Catholic Church in Imo have been without a bishop .Pope Francis had tried to mediate in the issue and even forced the priests to write a letter of apology. While this is ongoing, parishioners have continued to mourn those killed inside a church in Ozubulu in Anambra state There is serious panic in Nigeria over reports Pope Francis is seriously considering shutting down a total of 163 parishes of the Catholic Diocese of Ahiara in Imo state following the alleged stubborn refusal of of some priests to accept the appointment of Peter Okpalaeke as bishop.

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