Peter Akinola

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The Most Reverend Peter Jasper Akinola (born 1944) is Anglican Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and the Archbishop of Province III of Nigeria, and Bishop of the capital city, Abuja.

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  • "We in Africa are always on the receiving end. We have had human slavery, political slavery, economic slavery and now religious slavery. We in the church are saying no. We are prepared to live by what God says, not what you say. Man shall not sleep with man, woman shall not sleep with woman."[1]
Simple: We always suffer in Africa. We have had many kinds of slavery. We say no in church. We will obey god, not man.

References

  1. Interview with Associated Press December 2003