Essays / The Pontifical Papers

ON MURDERED BISHOPS, OBA AKIOLU OF LAGOS, ETC, ETC | by Ayo Sogunro

In the year 1170, the king of England, Henry II, was getting some flak from one Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Archbishop had been very upset that the king had blindsided him at a political event and, in retaliation, the bishop set out to diligently excommunicate political associates of the king. In those … Continue reading