Pope Francis gives Nigerian Bishop, Emmanuel Badejo new appointment

user_icon Pope Francis gives Nigerian Bishop, Emmanuel Badejo new appointment Posted by: NOTICE.COM.NG Staff
calendar-icon Pope Francis gives Nigerian Bishop, Emmanuel Badejo new appointment Posted on: 2021-12-03 20:20:03
Pope Francis gives Nigerian Bishop, Emmanuel Badejo new appointment A4295EBA-AD5A-46CA-876A-B4B8334A0DA741280



Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Emmanuel Badejo of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo State to the Vatican Dicastery for Communications.

The appointment was disclosed in a statement by Rev. Fr. John Irekiigbe, the Director of Communications, Oyo Diocese, on Friday.

Recall that the Dicastery of Communications is the administrative department of the Holy See (The Vatican State) through which Pope Francis directs affairs that pertain to Social Communications in the Roman Catholic Church.

DO YOU KNOW >>> Eruwa indigenes hold candlelight procession for slain OAU postgraduate student - Timothy Adegoke

Badejo, a communications scholar, has been the Bishop President for CEPACS, which is the communications committee of Bishops for the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) since 2015.

Badejo served as the Communications Secretary and later on, Director, to the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria between 1996 and 2003.

The Bishop is presently the Vice-Chairman, Social Communications Department of the Regional Episcopal Conferences of West Africa (RECOWA).

READ ALSO >>> Biden to meet Pope Francis, Macron in Rome

Reacting to his new appointment, Badejo told NAN, "I pray and trust that this assignment of service will help the communication apostolate of the Catholic Church in Nigeria and Africa to relate better with the Holy Father's pastoral initiatives and better expose the pastoral activities of the Church in Nigeria and in Africa to the whole world."

Other members of the Dicastery are Reverend Sr. Nathalie Becquart, X.M.C.J, the Undersecretary of the Synod of Bishops and Archbishop Borys Gudziak of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians.

Also, Archbishop Jorge Eduardo Lozano of San Juan de Cuyo, the Secretary-General of the Latin American Episcopal Council (C.E.L.A.M.) and Cardinal Maura Gambetti, O.F.M, the archpriest of the Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican.

HILARIOUS >>> WATCH Comedy Video: KieKie - Tailor Oran


BREAKING >>> Instagram Comedian Ayomidate, Acquires 2012 Lexus RX 350

LISTEN TO >>> Music Mp3: Portable Ft Small Doctor - Neighbor

WATCH >>> Video: Ayra Starr Ft CKay - Beggie Beggie

READ ALSO >>> Glynis Johns Biography


For All Nigeria Past Questions Visit www.QUESTION.NG

Kindly share this post on different Social Media below


Tags:


COMMENTS

NOTE: User comments in this section are, as the name implies, provided by users of this website. The question.ng team is not responsible for, nor do they endorse, any of the information provided here.


NO POSTED COMMENT