Nigerians advised to handle anger with positive attitude


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish of the Catholic Church, Gwarinpa, Abuja has advised Nigerians to handle anger with positive attitude to avoid inflicting injury on self, society and sin against God.

In its bulletin released on Sunday, the church said that if not well managed, anger could lead to ill-health.

Quoting from the Gospel of Mathew, Chapter 5 verses 21-22, the publication said that anger could be one of the seven deadly sins if not handled very well.

Members of Catholic Church 

“First thing that needed to be said is that anger is normal and even healthy. If we love and value ourselves, we will naturally get angry if we are treated badly.

“We shouldn’t deny ourselves of anger, nor should we be afraid to allow ourselves to feel angry. Anger is just a feeling.

“In itself it is neither good nor bad morally. We may have been told that it is a bad emotion. It is a…

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