Thursday, June 19, 2014

NIGERIA: Anglican Church renews war on same sex marriage
Church wants posthumous honour for Bishop Ajayi Crowther

By Emmanuel Uzor Onitsha
June 14, 2014

The Diocese of the Niger, Anglican Communion yes­terday renewed its war against same sex marriage in any part of the world even as it ex­pressed sadness at the ex­clusion of Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther in the list of prominent Nigerians honoured by the Federal Government during cen­tenary celebration.

Speaking during a presi­dential address to mark the 29th Synod of the Diocese at St. Monica’s Anglican Church, Woliwo, Onitsha, the Bishop of the Niger, Rt Rev Owen Nwokolo said the church has risen against any thing that is contrary to the Christian faith especial­ly same sex marriage.

Bishop Nwokolo while admonishing Christians to hold on to their faith said the church was passing through turbulent times, adding that only those who are faithful to the teachings of Christ will be saved.

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