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Primate and President back prayer for Nigeria

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THE Primate of Nigeria, the Most Revd Nicholas Okoh, has told Christians not to fear the spiralling violence, because “God is in con­trol.” He was backed by the Presi­dent of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, who urged prayer for the country.

Archbishop Okoh, in his address to the Abuja diocesan synod, said that President Jonathan should not fear to act in the face of bombings and attacks from the Islamist sect, Boko Haram. He called on the country not to lose faith. He said: “With ...

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Sat 25 Oct 14 @ 10:55
'Moribund churches get the HTB treatment' http://t.co/Ul0Ya2u35j

Sat 25 Oct 14 @ 9:35
@alansc Hi Alan, We've done this for years. People wanted advance col for time to work on sermons. Col for 26/10 Readings is just below. HS