CBCN Directs Nigerian Catholics To Mark Ash Wednesday By Wearing Black.

CBCN Directs Nigerian Catholics To Mark Ash Wednesday By Wearing Black.

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The chairman of Catholic Bishop Conference Of Nigeria ( CBCN), Most Reverend Doctor Augustine Akubueze Catholic Bishop of Benin Archdiocese Nigeria directed Catholics all over Nigeria to marked the beginning of Lenten season in the Church's calender “Ash Wednesday” by wearing black cloths in solidarity for the persecuted Christians of the Nigerian church.

The idea for all catholics to wear black cloths on ash Wednesday was suggested and directed by Catholic Bishop Conference Of Nigeria and from the Catholic Secretariat in Abuja, it was passed on by priest in their respective parishes.

                                     
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