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Political responsibility of the Nigerian Catholic laity

Innocent O. Umejesi

Political responsibility of the Nigerian Catholic laity

by Innocent O. Umejesi

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Published by Pontificia Universitá Lateranese in Roma .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Nigeria,
  • Laity -- Nigeria -- Political aspects,
  • Church and state -- Nigeria

  • Edition Notes

    StatementInnocent O. Umejesi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1920 U54 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p. :
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19562422M

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