Breaking: Bishop Onaga Finally Takes Over Adoration Ministry From Mbaka

The alleged plans by some government officials to cripple the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka appear to be working as Bishop Onaga finally takes over Adoration Ministry.

The bishop has also banned the fiery Catholic priest from commenting on partisan politics in the country.

In a letter to Mbaka quoted by TheCable, Callistus Onaga, Catholic bishop of Enugu Diocese disclosed the conversion of the adoration ministry to chaplaincy.

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Unlike in the past where Mbaka solely oversees the activities of the ministry as its spiritual director, making it chaplaincy brings it under the control of the Enugu diocese and gives the Bishop the power to appoint a chaplain to oversee its operations.

Although the bishop said Mbaka still leads the chaplaincy, he added that he (Bishop) can appoint any ministerial officer “to assist the chaplains to oversee the pastoral activities of the ministry.”

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The letter, which is dated June 3, contains the diocesan directives and guidelines for the conduct of the adoration ministry.

The directives were announced just as Mbaka is set to resume activities of the ministry which was suspended following his one-month private retreat.

The priest went on the retreat after the controversies that trailed his recent clash with the presidency.

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