19Feb Bishop Resigns – Pope Francis backs down in dispute with Nigerian priests

Joshua J. McElwee reports in the National Catholic Reporter on the long running dispute in the Nigerian diocese of Ahiara.
"The priests had complained that Bishop Peter Okpaleke was not from Mbaise, the region surrounding their diocese.."

19Feb 19 February. Monday of Week 1 of Lent

First Reading: Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18

The commandments and practical guidance for worship and for social compassion

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them: You shall be holy, …




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