Nigerianische Organisation B. Cher Gruppe

ISBN: 9781159204709

Published: July 22nd 2010

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22 pages


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Nigerianische Organisation  by  B. Cher Gruppe

Nigerianische Organisation by B. Cher Gruppe
July 22nd 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 22 pages | ISBN: 9781159204709 | 6.20 Mb

Kapitel: Church of Nigeria, Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, Nigeria Labour Congress, Afenifere, Christian Council of Nigeria. Aus Wikipedia. Nicht dargestellt. Auszug: The Church of Nigeria is the Anglican church inMoreKapitel: Church of Nigeria, Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, Nigeria Labour Congress, Afenifere, Christian Council of Nigeria. Aus Wikipedia. Nicht dargestellt. Auszug: The Church of Nigeria is the Anglican church in Nigeria. It is the second-largest province in the Anglican Communion, as measured by baptized membership, after the Church of England.

It gives its current membership as over 25 million, out of a total Nigerian population of 140 million. Since 2002 the Church of Nigeria is organised in 10 ecclesiastical provinces. It has rapidly increased the number of its dioceses and bishops from 91 in 2002 to 122 (as at May 2007). The administrative headquarters are located in Abuja. Its primate is Archbishop The Most Revd. Nicholas Dikeriehi Orogodo Okoh.

Christianity came to Nigeria in the 14th century through Augustine and Capuchine monks from Portugal. The first mission of the Church of England was, though, only established in 1842 in Badagry by Henry Townsend.

In 1864 Samuel Ajayi Crowther, a Yoruba and former Slave, was elected Bishop of the Niger. Lagos became a diocese of its own in 1919. Leslie Gordon Vining became Bishop of Lagos in 1940 and in 1951 the first archbishop of the newly inaugurated Province of West Africa. Vining was the last Bishop of Lagos of European descent.

On 24 February 1979, the sixteen dioceses of Nigeria were joined in the ecclesiastical province of Nigeria with Timothy O. Olufosoye, then Bishop of Ibadan, becoming its first archbishop, primate and metropolitan. Between 1980 and 1988, eight additional dioceses were created. In 1988, J.

Abiodun Adetiloye became the second primate and metropolitan of Nigeria and the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) was founded. In 1989 the Diocese of Abuja was created on the area of the new capital of Nigeria with Peter Akinola as first bishop. The 1990s was the decade of evangelization for the Church of Nigeria, starting wi...http://booksllc.net/?l=de



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