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Holy See Appoints Fr. Omonokhua As Consultor Of CCRRM
The Director, Department of Mission and Dialogue, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Cornelius Omonokhua, has been appointed by the Holy See, as a consultor of the Commission for Religious Relations with Muslims (CCRRM), for a period of five years.
Congratulating Fr. Omonokhua for the appointment in a letter dated August 7th, 2012, the president of the pontifical council for Inter-religious Dialogue, Jean-Louis Cardinal Touran, noted, “as I congratulate you on your appointment, with every good wish for your cooperation, I deem opportune to recall that the Apostolic Constitution Pastor Bonus on Roman Curia (1988), foresees the establishment of such a commission at the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue, under the leadership of president of the same council”.

The commission which meets once a year with its agenda, an informative communication by each consultor on the situation of Islam and Christian-Muslims relations in his/her respective country, is to provide a forum for reflection on the church's relations with Muslims.

Meanwhile, Cardinal Touran noted that Fr. Omonokhua has been invited to the first meeting which will take place in the Vatican from 25th-28th of February, 2013.


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