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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.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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