Enugu diocese bans Catholics from attending Mbaka’s worship service OLASMEDIA TV NEWSWe have now this for you at present:
The Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Bishop Calistus Onaga, has banned Catholic trustworthy within the state from visiting Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka’s Worship Service.
The diocese made the choice following the cleric’s current assault on Labor Occasion presidential candidate Peter Obi. Throughout his weekday service, Father Mbaka described Peter Obi as “a miserly man” and mentioned he couldn’t develop into Nigeria’s president. He additionally mentioned that he was “cursed”.
Shortly thereafter, the Catholic Diocese of Enugu distanced itself from Mbaka and his statements. The diocese discovered that Mbaka’s assault on Obi violated canon 220 of the 1983 Code of Canon Regulation, which prohibited anybody from unlawfully damaging an individual’s good status.
In a letter personally signed by Bishop Onaga and addressed to “all clergy, non secular and lay trustworthy within the Catholic Diocese of Enugu,” he forbade them from having something to do with the worship ministry.
In response to the bishop, Mbaka has refused to heed the church’s ongoing directions to cease talking, that are according to church coverage.
The letter reads
“To all clergy, non secular and laity within the Catholic Diocese of Enugu
“Expensive Msgri, Frs., Bros. and Srs..
Expensive individuals of God,
PASTORAL INQUIRY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CATHOLIC WORSHIP CHAMPIONSHIP ENUGU
In view of what’s occurring in Enugu Catholic Adoration Pastoral Care; in a position to subvert the Catholic religion and teachings; and after a number of fraternal corrections and admonitions to Br. Camillus Ejike Mbaka, the Chaplain of the Ministry; and after giving him pastoral directives and tips for pastoral care, which he persistently violated;
and in discharging my pastoral duties as Bishop accountable for selling and defending the Catholic religion and morals within the Diocese of Enugu, I hereby forbid all Catholics (cleric, non secular and lay trustworthy) henceforth, in any respect non secular and liturgical Take part in actions of the diocese Catholic Worship Service pending the completion of the canonical course of instituted by the diocese.
My choice relies on the truth that among the teachings and statements of Fr. Camillus Ejike Mbaka of the Catholic Worship Service should not in accordance with the teachings and beliefs of the Catholic Church.
I urge all Christian believers to maintain praying for Father. Mbaka and the Catholic Diocese of Enugu, as I entrust him and the diocese to the maternal care and safety of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of the Apostles.”