"Self-seeking, self-glory, that is not me. No. Many people say I embarrass them with my humility."
(Interview in The New York Times, 25 December 2006)
"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."Peter Jasper (archbishop) Akinola
"We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience, mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation."Peter Jasper (archbishop) Akinola
"By your victory at the polls, you have put to shame the revisionists and their agenda in the Church of Christ, and particularly in the Episcopal Church of United States of America (ECUSA). I hope that by your election victory, these ordained men and women will feel rebuked and be forced to repent of this grievous sin of repudiating the word of God, and to seek genuine restoration."Peter Jasper (archbishop) Akinola
"a misfit, a wolf in shepherd’s clothing and one of the end-time agents of the devil sent to lead astray those who would have believed in God."Peter Jasper (archbishop) Akinola
"The Church commends the law-makers for their prompt reaction to outlaw same-sex relationships in Nigeria and calls for the bill to be passed since the idea expressed in the bill is the moral position of Nigerians regarding human sexuality."Peter Jasper (archbishop) Akinola
"We remind our churches to maintain the emphasis on the war against indecent dressing"Peter Jasper (archbishop) Akinola
"Whoever God is calling to govern must put God first, must know the people, must know what their aspirations are, must know what their needs are and address those needs. In that way they will be blessed, they will rejoice and God too will be honoured."Peter Jasper (archbishop) Akinola
"He will do what we tell him."Peter Jasper (archbishop) Akinola
"The victimisation or diminishment of human beings whose affections happen to be ordered towards people of the same sex is anathema to us."Peter Jasper (archbishop) Akinola
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