Papal Deadline is Looming For Rogue Nigerian Clergy of Ahiara – Perspectives Daily

Posted June 22, 2017 8:26 pm by Noel Ocol

The clock is ticking fast for the clergy in the Nigerian diocese of Ahiara, as the deadline to respond to the Pope’s ultimatum is just 17 days away.
On June 8th, the Pope issued an unprecedented threat, giving the priests of that diocese thirties days to write him a letter promising total obedience or face suspension, after several priests there rejected their Vatican appointed bishop, Bishop Peter Okpaleke, who was appointed five years ago, simply because he doesn’t belong to their majority based Mbaise ethnic group.
Yet despite this papal directive, clerics are still revolting against their bishop and Pope, and have

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