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Service to commemorate the completion of Archbishop Akinola’s Primacy and the Presentation of Archbishop Nicholas Okoh

26. March 2010

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Service to commemorate the completion of Archbishop Akinola’s Primacy and the Presentation of Archbishop Nicholas Okoh

By Chris Sugden, in Abuja The service lasted just under four hours and was worth every minute!  Had it been on a weekend, there would have been “an explosion of numbers” a bishop sitting next to me said. The installation had to be held at the smaller Anglican Cathedral of the Advent as that is where the Bishop’s...

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Fish out the perpetrators of Jos crisis - Abp Peter Akinola

03. December 2008

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The Primate of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) Archbishop Peter Akinola, has urged government to fish out the perpetrators of the crisis that trailed Thursday’s local government election in Plateau State. Scores of people had been killed since violence erupted in Jos on Friday even before the election results were...

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Akinola criticises West for cultural laxity and timidity - Church Times

13. September 2008

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Church Times by Pat Ashworth ENGLAND has let Christ go, says the Archbishop of Nigeria, the Most Revd Peter Akinola. Consequently, the “huge religious vacuum” created in the name of multiculturalism is being filled by Islam. In an interview with Third Way, the Archbishop says he now leads 20 million Anglicans — “not on paper:...

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A Christmas message - Abp Peter Akinola

24. December 2007

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“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” - John 3:16 Christmas is here again despite all covert and overt attempts to wish it away. The celebration in remembrance of the love of God in giving the Saviour to the world is so important, it...

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An open letter to my fellow Primates - Abp Peter Akinola

08. November 2007

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Grace and peace to you from God our Father and our One and Only Saviour Jesus, the Christ. I write on the 490th anniversary of that moment in Church history when Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Cathedral in Wittenberg in which he asserted, among other things, that the truth of the gospel must always take precedence...

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A Most Agonizing Journey towards Lambeth 2008 - Abp Peter Akinola

19. August 2007

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Church of Nigeria Website I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,  making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.  (Eph. 4:1,3) We have...

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Nigerian Anglicans Will Not Succumb To Pressure From The West, Says Akinola

31. July 2007

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The Guardian (Nigeria) The Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Peter Akinola has manifested as a lone voice in the crusade against the attempt to re-write the scripture by some Anglicans in Europe and South America, with the admission of people who practise homosexuals as priests and even bishops in the...

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For God’s sake: an interview with Abp Peter Akinola - The Times

05. July 2007

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From The Times July 5, 2007 Archbishop Akinola of Nigeria, the world’s most powerful Anglican leader, tells Religion Correspondent Ruth Gledhill that his conservatism is the true faith and that evangelism can combat Islamic terrorism. When Peter Akinola, Archbishop of Nigeria, consecrated 20 bishops in a single service, an observer...

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Response from Abp Peter Akinola

23. May 2007

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In response to requests for comments on the Lambeth Conference invitations, Archbishop Peter Akinola reaffirms that the Church of Nigeria is committed to the CAPA commissioned report “The Road to Lambeth” Since only the first set of invitations had been sent, it is premature to conclude who will be present or absent at the...

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Archbishop Akinola Writes the Archbishop of Canterbury

08. May 2007

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Archbishop of Canterbury Lambeth Palace, London Sunday, May 6th, 2007 My dear Rowan, Grace and Peace to you from God the Father and from our Lord Jesus the Christ. I have received your note expressing your reservations regarding my plans to install Bishop Martyn Minns as the first Missionary Bishop of CANA. Even though your spokesmen...

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