Diocese of Akure, Nigeria dissociates from the Diocese of Liverpool over TEC SSB Bishop appointment

..I received a message from our Primate in Nigeria, who is currently the Chairman of GAFCON today about a partnership that is in the Western news. That there is a three way Diocesan partnership between the Diocese of Liverpool, England, the Diocese of Akure, Nigeria and the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia in the United States.

Also, that recently, the Diocese of Liverpool made the assisting Bishop of Virginia, Susan Goff, an assisting Bishop in Liverpool. Susan Goff is in favour of blessing same sex unions and this has been a part of the litigation against the orthodox in Virginia.

Therefore, in view of the above and being aware of the fact that Nigeria does not support same sex marriage, we in Akure Diocese cannot have any link with Liverpool Diocese.

We pray that Jesus Christ, The Owner of His Church will reveal Himself to us anew in Jesus name.

Yours in His Service,

Simeon Borokini,
Bishop of Akure Diocese.

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2 comments on “Diocese of Akure, Nigeria dissociates from the Diocese of Liverpool over TEC SSB Bishop appointment

  1. Ad Orientem says:

    Axios!

  2. Jeff Walton says:

    While I am unsure if Susan Goff has personally presided over a same-sex marriage ceremony like Bishop Shannon Johnston has, her Facebook page has enough LGBTQ stuff to clearly display her thoughts on the matter.