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Lenten: cleric admonishes Christian faithful to pray for peace

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Lenten: cleric admonishes Christian faithful to pray for peace

Lenten

The Assistant parish priest, St. Peter’s Catholic Parish, Keffi, Rev. Fr. Altah Tanko says the Lenten season is a period for people to prepare for Easter through fasting and prayer.

He said that it was also a period to give alms to the needy and prayer for peace.

The cleric said this on Wednesday in Keffi in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.

Tanko said that in difficult moments like recession period, people should pray earnestly for God’s intervention to save the nation and its citizens from the hard times.

He also said that for believers to keep their faith alive they should believe in God, who made all things because He is our source and creator.

He said in the area of insecurity, believers should also pray and give alms to the needy.

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