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Reformed Catholics to Enthrone African Pope
All Africa ^ | 15 July 2013 | Wambugu Kanyi

Posted on 07/15/2013 7:43:26 AM PDT by Alex Murphy

The Reformed Catholic Church which is spearheaded by married priests plans to have an African pope. The church bishops who included Peter Njogu of Mt Kenya region diocese and John Karimi of Kirinyaga said on Saturday they are planning to have one centre of power in Africa where they will install a pope.

"We may not necessary call him pope like the Roman Catholic but we may get another name similar to that. Our church is growing very fast and it is the high time we Africans have one centre of power in Africa," said Karimi.

The bishops said since the Reformed Catholic Church has many followers in many countries, including Uganda, South Africa, Europe and Asia, there should be one centre of power especially in Africa unlike the Roman Catholics whose Pope is based in Rome.

The two were speaking at the Renewed Universal Catholic Church near Nyeri town after conducting a ceremony for over 10 new priests from the Roman Catholic who joined their church.

Karimi said the church has over 3,000 followers and called for unity with other churches in Africa to ensure the denomination sets up one centre of power. Many of the churches are in Nyeri, Nakuru, Meru, Narok and Nairobi counties.

"If we increase the number of deacons and churches, we shall be able to have our own Pope," said Njogu. The two also comdemned an increase in crime, prostitution, gayism, alcoholism, suicide cases and other forms of immorality and urged police to take remedial measures.


TOPICS: Catholic; Ministry/Outreach
KEYWORDS: apostates; catholic; notcatholic; protestants; schismatics
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To: Gamecock
Just the ex-Catholic tradition of syncretism.
21 posted on 07/15/2013 1:32:11 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." -- George Orwell)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

Just look for the Luther label!


22 posted on 07/15/2013 3:08:27 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge ("we are pilgrims in an unholy land")
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Hey but God sanctioned polygamy it’s right there in the bible!


23 posted on 07/15/2013 3:10:21 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge ("we are pilgrims in an unholy land")
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To: JCBreckenridge

Sola Scriptura. Polygamy. Not that there’s anything wrong with that!


24 posted on 07/15/2013 3:27:04 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("Woe to those who call evil good and good evil; who put darkness for light, and light for darkness.")
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To: Alex Murphy
Karimi said the church has over 3,000 followers ...

Wow, over 3,000 followers! When you get to 1.2 billion, let me know.

25 posted on 07/15/2013 4:19:43 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod
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To: JCBreckenridge

Now now... Luther only promoted bigamy, preferably with your wifes sister, but barring that with her neice.....

But if you look in Africa, due to both islamic and tribal faiths, you will find many protestant groups over there accepting on a limited scale polygamy.


26 posted on 07/17/2013 6:37:21 AM PDT by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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