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Breaking News: Pope Francis confers 4 Umuahia Diocesan priests with the honour of papal chaplain

Good Day Brothers!
On behalf of the Bishop, Most Rev L.I. Ugorji, I bring to you a message of great importance and joy.

It has pleased the Holy Father to confer on the following members of our presbyterium with the Honours of the Chaplains of His Holiness:

1) Rev Msgr Augustine N Kanu
2) Rev Msgr Leo E Amafili
3) Rev Msgr Francis O Nwaiwu
4) Rev Msgr James O. Abosike.

The Holy Father also honoured the following with the knighthood of St Gregory De Great:

1) Mr Christopher G.C. Ohadiugha,
2) Mr James Ogbuja O. Ikoro.
3) Mr Eugene O. Emenalo
4) Prof. Innocent C. Eneogwe.
5) Mr Christopher N. Nwanevu

Dame of St Gregory De Great

1) Mrs Charity Egwuekwe

Knighthood of St. Sylvester The Pope:

1) Mr Kevin Nnanyere Amugo
2) Mr Gabriel O. C. Okenwa
3) Mr Ikechukwu G. Ijeomah

Dame of St. Sylvester The Pope

1)Mrs Evelyn Ada Echefu
2)Mrs Chinedu S. Brown
3) Mrs Charity U. Ejiogu

Congratulations to all of them.

Rev Henry Maduka
Chancellor

N/B
The investiture of the new Monsignori will be on the 19th of June, 2021 at the Cathedral. Holy Mass begins at 10am.

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