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Church Times on Nigeria and CA

Last week the Church Times carried a report on this, but it only reached the public web today. Other press reports, contemporaneous with this one, are here.

The CT report by Pat Ashworth was headlined ‘Nigerian allegations are false’.

Today’s paper contains nothing further on this.

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RMF
RMF
15 years ago

I’m glad news are picking this up and publishing the fact that the Nigerian Church has offered no proof to back up their claims.

CA is to be commended for coming to the defense of CA-Nigeria and for insisting on process.

trish lindsay
trish lindsay
15 years ago

Finally we have someone verifiable coming forward to say “I was there”! Thank you, New York Times!!
So now we know that the meeting did in fact take place, what now? How will this affect Akinola etc and their anti-Western stance? Not a jot, is my opinion!

Colin Coward
15 years ago

Changing Attitude has still not received any evidence from Canon AkinTunde Popoola in support of the unsubstantiated allegations made against Davis MacIyalla. We have received further evidence from Davis, including his church membership card and the letter of dismissal sent to him by the acting bishop after his bishop in Otukpo died. We are also in possession of photographs of the meeting taken by an independent photographer. We intend, web master willing, to post a new page on the Changing Attitude web site tomorrow, Monday, with new pictures and scans, and a request for Canon Popoola to provide evidence in… Read more »

Göran Koch-Swahne
15 years ago

No Elephant In The Room ;=)

RMF
RMF
15 years ago

I think the Church in Nigeria has some serious questions to answer. Among them: Who exactly is Davis MacIyalla defrauding, why is he defrauding, how exactly he is defrauding, what does he hope to gain by it, and how do Nigerian church men arrive at at the illogical position that they may lodge these claims of fraudulous intent and acts and yet offer no evidence at all? What is the “process” you mention that allows you to poll 10,000 parishes and more than 6,000 clergy to determine with certainty the church attendance of one member? Are there gay/lesbian/bisexual Africans? Are… Read more »

Nadine Kwong
Nadine Kwong
15 years ago

“Who besides yourself authorized your releases?”

Perhaps an appropriate follow-up to that question would be:

Who besides yourself ***authored*** your releases?

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