Father Mbaka Latest: Catholic Church Leadership Tampers Justice With Mercy, Lifts Ban On AMEN

The leadership of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu has lifted the ban on Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN) led by Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka. The Catholic priest disclosed this on Thursday September 29, 2022, in a terse statement.

He said, “Dear Adorers, to the glory of God, Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria Amen, starts on Sunday October 2, 2022, with 10am Mass at the Adoration ground Umuchigbo Iji Nike Emene Enugu State. God bless you miraculously as you come to worship God with us.”

It would be recalled that the Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Bishop Calistus Onaga, had months ago banned Mbaka from holding services in the Adoration Ministry. This was contained in a letter dated June 17, 2022, and signed by Bishop Onaga, and addressed to ‘All the Clergy, Religious and Lay Faithful in the Catholic Diocese of Enugu’.

The letter then read, “In the light of the happenings in the Catholic Adoration Ministry Chaplaincy Enugu, capable of undermining the Catholic faith and teachings and after several fraternal corrections, and admonitions to Fr. Camillus Ejike Mbaka, the Chaplain of the Ministry, and after having given him pastoral directives, and guidelines for the Ministry Chaplaincy, which he persistently violated, and in fulfilment of my pastoral duties as the Chief Shepherd with the obligation to promote, and safeguard the Catholic faith, and morals in Enugu Diocese, I hereby prohibit all Catholics (clergy, religious and lay faithful) henceforth from attending all religious, and liturgical activities of the Catholic Adoration Ministry until the due canonical process initiated by the Diocese is concluded.

“My decision is based on the fact that some of the teachings and utterances of Fr. Camillus Ejike Mbaka at the Catholic Adoration Ministry are not consistent with the teachings and faith of the Catholic Church. I enjoin all Christian faithful to keep praying for Fr. Mbaka, and the Catholic Diocese of Enugu as I entrust him, and the Diocese to the maternal care, and protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of the Apostles.”

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