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Lay council in Nigeria’s Ahiara diocese refuses to accept bishop

September 11, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: A council of lay leaders in the Nigerian diocese of Ahiara has announced that Bishop Peter Okpaleke “has no place in the Ahiara diocese.” Their public statement rejects a demand from Pope Francis and a plea from the country’s bishops for acceptance of the bishop appointed in 2012.

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