When openly gay Gene Robinson was elected Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire in 2003, the Nigerian Archbishop, Peter J. Akinola, called the event “Satanic.” However, after reading the latest issue of Atlantic Magazine, it appears that Akinola is the one whose behavior is modeled on the devil.
Not only does it denounce homosexuality, but it turns out the new, Nigerian-linked association of defectors from the Episcopal Church, U.S.A. also rejects the notion of women in the priesthood, at least for the time being. This is the group that a majority of parishioners at historic The Falls Church […]
According to international election monitors, the April 21 vote in favor of Nigerian President Umaru Yar’Adua was rigged, threatening the very freedom and stability of this oil-rich, but corrupt nation. Braving threats of a brutal governmental crackdown, thousands of courageous Nigerians took to the streets on May Day to protest […]
The following was quipped on line by one pundit concerning the defection of the eight Virginia churches from the Episcopal Church to align with the anti-gay Archbishop Akinola of Nigeria last month:
Bishop Defers to Those Staying In Denomination The Falls Church Episcopal Church and its 2,800 members, who worship at facilities that include a 1700s-era chapel in the heart of the City of Falls Church, made front page headlines globally this week by voting overwhelmingly to formally defect from the national […]
Last week they took a poll here in Virginia on how the race for US Senate was shaping up. The poll showed the candidates in a dead heat, but the issues section of the story caught my eye. Twenty-three percent said the most important issue was Iraq, followed by terrorism […]