Peter Akinola Quotes (23 quotes)
“We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience, mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation.”
(Explaining the decision to reject American funding as a protest over liberal theology and practices, including the ordination of homosexuals.)
“I didn't create poverty. This church didn't create poverty. Poverty is not an issue, human suffering is not an issue at all, they were there before the creation of mankind.”
Reported in the East African Standard January 2004, now only available online here.
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPeter Akinola
Born: January 27, 1944 (age 75)
Bio: Peter Jasper Akinola is the former Anglican Primate of the Church of Nigeria. He is also the former Bishop of Abuja and Archbishop of Province III, which covered the northern and central parts of the country. When the division into ecclesiastical provinces was adopted in 2002, he became the first Archbishop of Abuja Province, a position he held until 2010. He is married and a father of six.