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Beleaguered Nigerian bishop installed in new diocese

May 07, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Peter Okpaleke has been installed as the first Bishop of Ekwulobia. Bishop Okpaleke, whose appointment in 2012 as head of Nigeria’s Ahiara diocese prompted a rebellion, resigned his see in 2018 “for the good of the Church.” Bishop Okpaleke originally served as a priest in the Diocese of Awka, from which the Diocese of Ekwulobia has been formed.

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