Cleric advises young couples on social media use

Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, Most Reverend Goffrey Onah, has advised young couples to refrain from bringing marital issues to social media platforms.

According to The Vanguard, he stated this on Tuesday in Enugu.

The bishop said it is bad that the entertainment industry is teaching children that breaking up and being divorced are still things that are acceptable in society in his homily, which was titled “Link between Wisdom, Faith, Gratitude, and Salvation.”

He also stated that it is wrong and undesirable that the entertainment industry portrays “divorce” and “ex” as positive and valued in society.

“Most recent couples are quick to use social media, especially Face-book and WhatsApp, to easily share their challenges in their marital homes and families, which is wrong.

“Two people living together at times have issues and it is better solved by the two people involved in terms of marriage – husband and wife – and not involving multiply third parties via the social media space.

“I charge older couples to direct young couples aright and see that they tolerate and persevere in their marriages to preserve the marriage institution as instituted by the Lord Almighty,” he said.