Is Pope Francis Right to Dismiss the Existence of Hell?

Recently in an interview with Italian daily La Repubblica, Pope Francis was quoted as saying. “There is no hell where the souls of sinners suffer in eternity” Francis said: “after death, the souls of people who repent are pardoned by God and join in his contemplation, “but those who do not repent, and therefore cannot […]

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IS IT CORRECT TO REGARD A PERSON AS AN OUTCAST? by Sola Adeyegbe

Generally speaking an outcast is a person who is rejected or cast out from home or society, or in some way excluded, looked down upon, isolated, rejected, or ignored. Aside this general description, there are various caste systems world over (Nigeria inclusive)  under  which some people in a particular society are regarded as freeborn and […]

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A BOLD QUESTION FOR MY WIFE by Dayan Masinde and Akello Oliech

“Mom, do we disappoint you? Do you hate us? Do you hate your family?” Her child asked her. She was driving her child home from school. Her husband was reading a newspaper. Her child was seated on the back seat, her husband on the front passenger seat. “Why would you say something so stupid, I […]

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Gratifying The Natural Sexual Impulse by Banji Ayoola

Sexual instinct is natural. As such, sexual intercourse is normal; provided it is between two consenting adults, male and female, who meet certain conditions. The need, desire, indeed demand of a mature healthy body for sexual intercourse is natural. As natural as its need or demand for food, drink, sleep, rest or relaxation. As a […]

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Environment and The Law of Balance By Stephen Lampe

In an essay entitled “Great Summits, Modest Agreements and Insignificant Actions”, I noted the poor record with respect to concrete achievements of international and regional summits, such as the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2002 and the Earth Summit (known formally as the United Nations Conference on Environment and […]

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Stop Complaining, Avoid Such People: It’s Harmful to Health – New Study

Could you give up complaining for a whole month? That’s the crux of this interesting piece by Jessica Hullinger over at Fast Company. Hullinger explores the reasons why humans are so predisposed to griping and why, despite these predispositions, we should all try to complain less. As for no complaining for a month, that was the goal for […]

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WHERE IS THE GOODNESS IN GOOD FRIDAY? BY GBUBEMI UKUBEYINJE

Today we have entered what is regarded as the Easter Week with the coming Friday known throughout Christendom as Good Friday; it is the Friday before Easter. Good Friday and Easter Sunday are regarded as the most important days of Christendom, by virtue of the events that mark the days, i. e. the crucifixion and death on the cross of our […]

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