Archbishop Okeke urges Nigerians to dream of better, peaceful country

The Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha, Most Rev Valerian Maduka Okeke, has urged Nigerians to dream and work for a better country where brotherhood will be the norm.

In a Christmas message delivered at the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha, on Thursday, Archbishop Okeke said that in spite of the realities and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic recession and near hopeless situation generated by massive unemployment, violence and youth restiveness, there is a better future to look out for.

the past, totally repugnant to the sensibilities and modus operandi of the young and old of the present.

The Archbishop said the Venerable Fathers of the Second Vatican Council have advised that peace, though a gift from God, requires human positive consistent actions.

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‘Let us today embark on actions that will bring peace. Let us dream of peace, plan for peace and make peace actions our habit. If you can dream it, with God you can make it happen. For nothing is impossible with God. May God bless us with a more peaceful Nigeria and a better world filled with peace through Christ our Lord,’ he prayed.

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