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Pope tells Nigerian priests accept bishop or be suspended

Pope tells Nigerian priests accept bishop or be suspended

| Cindy Wooden | June 12, 2017 | 1 Comment

Nigerian Church leaders had met Pope Francis June 8 to discuss the situation of Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke, who was appointed bishop of Ahiara by then-Pope Benedict XVI in 2012, but who has been unable to take control of the diocese because of protests, apparently by the majority of priests.

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