A“Family Planning” conference has just been concluded in Abuja, the capital of my country and what I found most remarkable about it was that this one conference attracted 11 very wealthy, and mostly western sponsors- DFID, USAID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, UNFPA etc. Very wealthy and indeed very western! Any one of […] ..Read More


STOP CHEMICAL WARFARE ON POOR WOMEN: ONE DOLLAR CONTRACEPTIVE? Press Release by: Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria.The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) through its Health Committee has followed with keen interest the recent announcement by the trio of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Incorporated and Child Investment Fund Foundation on the roll out […] ..Read More

COMMUNIQUE OF THE GHANA CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE 2014 PLENARY ASSEMBLY HELD AT OSHIUMAN, ACCRA (4TH – 15TH NOVEMBER, 2014)  Theme: “The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelisation” Greetings Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ and all people of goodwill who live in our land, grace and peace of God the Father […] ..Read More

As I tried to catch up on the latest news on Africa, I stumbled upon the recentjoint announcement of Pfizer Inc. the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) to expand access to Pfizer’s injectable contraceptive, Sayana® Press (medroxyprogesterone acetate), for women in the world’s poorest countries. Some of the […] ..Read More


A RESPECTFUL OPEN LETTER TO A SYNOD FATHER…   Many Africans have been prayerfully following the reports from the Extraordinary synod. As I say this I think of my seventy-year old mother who is living out her faith in the small city of Owerri, Nigeria. She has assured me that many of the women in […] ..Read More


As we step into the last quarter of the year, the need increases for continued tenacity and audacity in our pro-life work and mission. We give thanks to God for the great fruits and favours received. And we resolve to work more diligently to spread the Culture of Life and Civilisation of Love wherever we […] ..Read More


In a twitter message today, International Planned Parenthood Federation insists that THEY are responsible for providing “comprehensive” sex education, so that the next generation is healthy and empowered their own development outcomes. In a new campaign (the idecide campaign) they claim that it’s a tragedy for some countries and various traditions to deny the youth […] ..Read More