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Nigerian diocese severs ties with Liverpool following appointment of US Episcopal bishop

The Nigerian Diocese of Akure has severed ties with the Diocese of Liverpool in the Church of England over its appointment of the Rt Rev. Susan Goff, of Virginia, as an Honorary Assisting Bishop in Liverpool.

The three diocese came together early this century to recreate the “triangle” of the slave trade as a triangle of reconciliation. From the Episcopal Archives, 2001:

Liverpool, England, and Richmond, Va., both grew rich in the slave trade during the first 200 years after European trade […]

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