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Nigerian prelate urges appointment of new bishop for troubled diocese

December 15, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: Breaking with other members of the Nigerian bishops’ conference, Bishop Joseph Danlami Bogobiri of Kafanchan has expressed sympathy for the priests and people of the Ahaira diocese, who have refused to accept the appointment of Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke. He argues that the Vatican should “give Ahiara a bishop close to their hearts.”

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