Nigerian Priest quits Catholic Church, says “I want to go to heaven when I die”

Patrick Edet
Patrick Edet

A Catholic priest in Nigeria stunned radio listeners when he announced on a live programme that he was quitting the Catholic Church.

Patrick Edet, who served under the Catholic Diocese of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has been a popular voice on radio in the state through his weekly live programme called Grace and Inspiration.

On Wednesday, on Planet 101.1FM, Uyo, instead of airing his usual inspirational message which has over the years endeared him to thousands within and outside the state, Mr. Edet dropped the shocking news.

“On 31 of July, I resigned from my services, my duties and obligations as a Catholic priest,” he said.

“I ceased to be a Catholic priest in my thinking, in my spirit, in my soul, (and) in my body.

“Yesterday, the 1st of August, was my first day outside the laws, the regulations, (and) the authority of the Catholic church.

“In my mind, every law that bound me bound me because I submitted myself to the Catholic Church as an institution.

“Having submitted my resignation letter to my authorities in the Catholic Church, in my spirit, soul and body, I am free from every law that guided me. I submit myself to one authority – God,” he said.

Mr. Edet was a Catholic priest for more than 11 years.

Akwa Ibom, a predominantly Christian state, has a high Catholic population.

It is very rare in Nigeria to have a priest quit the Catholic Church.

He said he prayed and fasted for seven months before he took the decision to leave the Catholic Church.

The Catholic Church in the state could not be reached immediately for their comment on the matter.

Apart from being a radio preacher, Mr. Edet runs a crowd-pulling fellowship in Uyo, outside the control of the Catholic Church, using his Grace Family Global Outreach.

Those who have attended the fellowship meetings before said things are done the Pentecostal style – like prophesying and “speaking in tongue” – which often brought the priest into conflict with the Catholic doctrine and leadership.

Mr. Edet, throughout the about 40 minutes broadcast on Wednesday, explained his experience with God, his personal philosophy of life, and his conflict with the Catholic Church.

He said he had gone through a lot of opposition, antagonism and blackmail for the years he has been running the fellowship.

“All I hear every time is that I am not truly a Catholic priest.

“It has been in conflict in my heart because why I actually accepted not to marry and have children was not just to be a Catholic priest, but to do the things that I do – be nutty on radio and shout and laugh and inspire somebody. And cry when I need to cry and console somebody who cries and to live my life out in my faith openly and in the process make mistake.

“Peace has been taken away from me for years. I live in fear and in doubt. Sometimes I doubt myself – am I really right, am I in the right place,” he said.

Mr. Edet praised the Catholic Church as being “so organised” and “the best institution that has ever been built” by man, but however said that the space given to him in the Catholic Church as a minister was so small.

“A box is already made for you and you cannot go outside that box,” he explained.

“You cannot know God beyond that box. You cannot express God beyond that box. And any attempt for you to go beyond that box brings you label.

“The God that I have discovered in life is a God that cannot be fully known. That God is a God that cannot be fully predicted and cannot be fully captured in human expression otherwise he will cease to be a mystery. That is a God I have come to accept as my God.

“I have come to realise that serving that God you need freedom. When that freedom is limited you cannot fully serve that God.

“Each time I tried to cross the line, the thing I meet crushes me on the inside and makes me feel guilty. But I cannot stop doing it. There’s a pull inside of me telling me there is more, and life was meant to be more and that more is found in freedom in God.

The priest said he was aware that his action would bring along some unpleasant consequences, like rejection, for instance, and that he was ready to face them.

He said God would judge him, not by the words or actions of the Catholic Pope, but by his own life on the earth, and therefore he accepted responsibility for his action.

“The reason I am doing this is that I want to be right with God first. I want to go to heaven when I die.

“For those who are broken, I have these words for you – I have been broken for years.”

The cleric prayed for those who will condemn him for leaving the Catholic Church, adding that “I don’t even need to say I forgive you; you are right in your thinking, but just that you don’t know everything – you don’t know what has been in my life, you don’t know my motive, you don’t know why I leave, you don’t know who called me, how I was called and the covenant I have had with God, you don’t know where I am going to.

“It is not the Church that called me, it is God who called me that is above the Church, and my interest is to be right with Him first and have peace with Him first.”

Mr. Edet, who said he would continue to build his fellowship, promised never to ask or encourage people to leave the Catholic Church.


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  • Rumournaire

    Congratulations to this man. True freedom is found in a personal relationship with God, not in the doctrines of any church.

    • 0tile

      Are you a Mohammedan? Don’t incite good Catholics to abandon their faith and follow the wind. Faith is fragile, with doubts, discouraging words especially from an ex cleric faith becomes endangered. You see Satan is very powerful, he thrives when there is doubt and irreligiousity. Always pray ye thus: Ab omni malo libera nos Domine.

      • marcos avelino

        What is mohamedan ? I thought the white man’s christian religion you are following preaches love and humility but all yr writing on this forum is bigoted hatred and bile – sick small mind. Europeans have since the hihg middle ages left this christian superstition for science and humanism. They no longer believe that the earth is flat or that god the father was old man with white beards 10 km up in the blue sky dome or celestial sphere made of glass as the holy ghost revealed to them or that he tells them the future or make them rich! Crass simpletons.

        • 0tile

          God forgive sin? I thought you were a devout Muslim, not knowing that I am dealing with an infidel. No wonder devout Muslims call you people kafir. Ab ira tua libera nos Domine.

      • Opekete

        That prayer is better said in your language. That is part of the personal relationship we are talking about.

        • 0tile

          Almighty and Merciful God hears and understands all languages.

          • Opekete

            All the more why you need not belabor yourself to learn another language before you worship Him. You are still entitled to your method of worship. No prejudice intended.

          • 0tile

            God is good. Those who don’t know God out of their own choosing don’t know what they are missing. Don’t come to the conclusion that I needed to learn another language before worshiping him. It was by His bountiful grace and eternal mercy that I was privileged to know Him first which led me to learn the Latin language. Those of us privileged to understand many languages can tell you that romance languages including Latin, French and Spanish are mellifluous languages that gives one joy to praise the Lord. In Nigeria nothing can be more reassuring than saying …L’agbra Oluwa…

    • Nkem

      What of the doctrine of Tithes and First Fruits??

      • Rumournaire

        I do not want to turn this thread into one of religious controversy. However, I will state my view without pretending or expecting everyone to agree with me:

        I am a Christian, believe the entire Bible, believe in Jesus Christ as the supreme sacrifice through whom man can genuinely relate to God. The things I believe are because the Bible teaches them and not because any church teaches them. I give (tithes, offerings, etc.) to the Church, not because any pastor preaches it, but because the Bible teaches it. I hope you understand the difference.

        Millions are in bondage to denomination instead of giving their allegiance to God. It is not that they believe the wrong thing – no. They mostly believe the right things, but not because they learn them in the Bible but because their church teaches them. For me, if my church teaches something that is not in line with the Bible, I would rather believe the Bible than my Church. That is exactly what this Patrick Edet has done – set himself free from church doctrine in order to be wholly committed to the God of the Bible.

        Let me give you an example: There is absolutely no Bible basis to demand that priests be celibate. Roman Catholics say that Peter was the first Pope. Fine. But Peter was married! (See Matthew 8:14-15 where Jesus healed Peter’s mother-in-law of fever.) The doctrine of celibacy was introduced into the Roman Catholic Church in the 16th century. So what do I believe? I believe the Bible and reject the doctrine of celibacy.

        A Christian can be in bondage to Redeemed (“GO said …”), Winner’s Chapel, Baptist, Anglican, – any denomination. When you hold on to a belief or practice because the church teaches it even when it contradicts the Bible, you are in bondage!

        • Nkem

          On your first point I am still wondering why you (and even Patrick Edet himself) refused to address the subject of how he became a catholic priest in the first place. Who forced him? When he chose the vocation, entirely (I imagine) out of his own volition, did he announce to the whole world why he took that path? Why is he now making a song and dance about leaving the priesthood? It is like voluntarily becoming and member of a cult, knowing about the rites, rituals and doctrines of cult, and then turning around to insist that you have the freedom to openly violate what you had solemnly sworn to uphold (on the day of ordination). In his case, it is like enjoying the free lunch that catholic priesthood gives you and at the same time insisting that you want the freedom to be a superstar evangelical preacher. For me that is insincerity and brazen dishonesty of the highest order.

          As to tithing (giving to the church) because the bible teaches it, I am wondering if you are also:

          – Tithing (setting aside a tenth) for special festivals to be performed at a location appointed by God (Deut 12:5-6; Deut 14:22).???

          – Tithing (setting aside a tenth) for orphans, widows, and strangers/foreigners (Deut 14:28-29). ???

          I am asking because the tithing that tends to be more common, the one you say you observe, is the one about giving to the church. How come we don’t see as much or any of the other types of tithing in the congregation today, even though the bible expressly requires it? Could it be because the church tend to preach more of the one and almost none of the other? Could that be, contrary to your assertion, why you are doing it and (I assume) not the others – because the church preaches only one even though the bible teaches all three?

    • Opekete

      Very true. It is found in personal relationship with God and the freedom to express that relationship in worship without interference and inhibition by any human institution or authority.

  • Waandu

    This man is quitting the Catholic priesthood for two reasons:
    1. There is more money to be made personally as a Pentecostal preacher
    2. He is fed up will 11 years of no sex while mingling with beautiful nuns all the time.

    • Musanga

      Do you know him?

      • 0tile

        Abasi sonyso, we have reasonable people like you with us. God bless you immensely.

    • Opekete

      You don’t have to prejudice him.

    • ogama

      Yes, yes, yes… .Nothing else to add.
      Mahatma Ghandi of India had said: “When I read the Bible I want to become a Christian, but when I see Christians I repent.” Can someone show me a real Christian?

    • realist

      No sex ke, or tired of secret sex life. He now would fully become Suleiman- like.

  • Watch man

    Now that you have found the God of the Bible, you will experience the peace that He alone gives and not the hypocrisy and pharisaical “freedom” in the institution of man, Queen of Heaven for that matter. Therefore be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.

  • founuigbbe

    Freedom at last!

  • WestJohnson1

    Reverend, I honestly congratulated you with all my heart. You are a man! Move on and serve your God. Once again, congratulations!

  • FreeNigeria

    Oga Priest don open eye. Now he can have sex freely and can utilize his large following to make money. Oga priest, remember women and money are the original sins.

  • design

    church – the black man’s industry and fraud scheme. This man and the rest needs their heads examined. Your god has refused to answer your prayers. None of your institutions are working especially health and education…and you thrive in a filthy environment. Shame on you!

  • KBE

    Well an insider has spoken. I fear for him though because the usually vengeful catholics will rain abuses and curses on him. But as the priest rightly said they are not God.

  • Onye Obosi

    More like Bruce jenner coming out from the closet. You claim you want to be free, but still attached to religion. Bruce Jenner thought he could be a female because he wants to enjoy the same limelight as the Kardashians.
    Religion itself is a box. What you crave is actually the freedom to operate without being checked. You envy the new generation pastor-prenuers. You want to have school, you want to have a church only you and your family can control because you feel you have the crowd. Religion is nothing but a placebo.

    • George

      You just replied him very well.

      • Peter

        Honestly. He replied him perfectly

  • SouthANDMiddleBeltUNITY

    Fr you are bold and courageous. If your primary reason is that inner peace, then please move on. But if it is something material, then you will meet the same problem in future. That leap is not easy. You made and even made it public; that is courage and boldness. Let the peace of Christ lead you on. Amen.

  • Owejah

    Three things I will like to tell the ex-priest. One, he is still in a box, he has only changed into a new one. Two, he is yet to know the true God and three, he will not go to heaven at all!

    • stanejike

      He will not go to heaven..???? As per you being the custodian to the gate of heaven ba? He has taken a bold step in his relationship with God. Why don’t you think of your own life instead of bothering about someone else’s?

      • Owejah

        Please avoid contradicting the true faith. Preaching the gospel is a mandate from the Master himself. Is that not a directive to bother about the life of someone else?

        • Reginald Dandeson

          You get everything wrong in your mindset. A directive to preach the gospel isn’t the same thing as condemning people and deciding for God who should go to heaven and who shouldn’t. Even in your little and limited mindset? Why don’t you take over the Throne of God? Spiritual ignorance can be the most debilitating spiritual disease in all of existence.

    • Styl-cef Ussr

      Friend, it’d be a favour if you could short or cut off the fingers leading you to type all this rubbish!

      • Owejah

        And later when I want to type something better? Hahahahahaaa! You call me a friend but advised me to cut my fingers. Friend indeed! Anyway, no hard feelings, it is just that at times what we don’t understand seems like rubbish to us.

    • Concerned Nigerian

      Why won’t he make heaven. What u should have said n I think he shd have done first is to submit himself to the leadership of a living church for proper learning of true Christianity.

      • Owejah

        We are on the same page Bros. Who knows when death will come? If he continues like this and he dies in his ignorance, he won’t make heaven.

      • sony

        What do u mean by a living church?.Ha ha ha…That living church as far as i know is what u use to deceive yourselves,better call it man made church where u have the right to register your own church like a new business and pay local government to mount a big sign board with the picture of you and your wife displayed.Then every Sunday you will be calculating titties and offerings.Let me tell u the truth any body who called him or herself a man or woman of God and is not ready to submit to authority of that church he or she belonged to is looking for a (freedom) not be monitored so he or she can behave as he likes.

  • marcos avelino

    Nigerian christians are still in the state of european christians some 500 yrs back. They believe diseases are caused by evil spirits and that the holy ghost guides them and tells them the future and makes them rich. Indeed he told them the earth was flat for nearly 2000 yrs and that God was some father figure 10 km up in the blue sky dome or celestial sphere made of glass! Crass simpletons. No blame they a new comers to this fairy tale faith having joined it very recently ( a mere 100 years ago). Their animist african customs are still intact plus the severe economic distress.

    • bonaventure

      i am a computer programmer by profession and used to think just like you until i encountered Him, Jesus, some years ago. you will never understand if i told you myself. but you are just a breath away. i dare you to ask ” Jesus, if you are real,reveal yourself to me”. that’s all. can you do that?

      • FreeNigeria

        Hahahahaha, he’ll descend from sky where he flew to and show himself.

      • marcos avelino

        Where was he for 1900 years while the white man christian took over 30,000,000 ( thirty million ) of your people across the atlantic tossing over 15,000,000 ( 15 m ) of dead and sick for the sharks. Guess he was in the sky waiting until the 1900’s when his white people need palm oil for their industrial economy the Jesus came to save your people – yes computer programmer live in your blissful hallucinations about this Jesus who refused to save yr animist ancestors for 2 millenia

        • Dejandon

          He created us and left us to use our brains. Don’t blame Him if the Black man keeps failing to use his brain.

        • Peter

          You are saying all these trash about God and Jesus because you found yourself to be healthy and young now. When your flesh is in pains I trust you will change statement. Don’t rejoice yet. Somedays ahead God and his fame will be around while your flesh is under ground feeding tarmintes. So.. Better believe in God and Christ now .it pays

    • Dejandon

      Don’t further the lie that it was the church that claimed the earth was flat. No, not the Church but the general beliefs by all earthlings in time past. the Scriptures actually said the Earth is round and is kept in its orbit.

      • Reginald Dandeson

        Don’t come here and lie shamelessly. You probably know nothing about the history of the Church even up to modern times because you are scared of reading wide. Your stack illiterate lies are quite annoying. If indeed the Scriptures said the Earth was round and kept in its orbit, why then did the late Pope John Paul II tender a public apology on behalf of the Church for killing Galileo who actually discovered the spherical and orbiting nature of the Earth?

        • Manuel Tobby

          The Bible is the the statement of the church and not the Pope who also is supposed to derive it’s legitimacy from the Bible.
          There is a Bible far before the 1st Pope!

    • 0tile

      Tsurutu banza

      • amazing2012

        Listing by Banza like you !

  • ubuntu1

    This Oyibo Pope will now talk nonsense about this man. But his Pedophile Priests all over the world running amok with little innocent children he does not see. More Blacks should leave that so called church and develop themselves spiritually in an African way. You can still worship God through Christ in an African way. Congratulations to this Priest for escaping from the Oyibo plantation of Homosexuality and Pedophilia,

    • Nkem

      Christianity itself is a religion of the Oyibo people.

  • realist

    No man or group of men can formulated the correct way to worship God. That authority on how to worship solely belongs to God. This he has prescribed word for word in the bible. The only question any sincere human that really want to worship God acceptably should ask is that I am worshipping God in the way he prescribed in the bible. If you submit yourself to the authority of any religion, be it Catholic or any other, that same question is still very relevant. Is my church teachings, her mode of worship or her modus operandi exactly as outlines in the bible. Mr Edet that is renouncing his Catholicism should answer the above question to actually be convinced whether by his action, he would be pleasing God or merely creating another sect which Gods word the bible outrightly condemns -⁴ Romans 16: 17,18.

  • tsunami1earthquake

    Is this event really newsworthy? When this man enrolled in the seminary, did he advertise it on the pages of the media? When this man finished his seminary studies and was to be ordained, did he advertise it on the pages of the media? When this man was ordained a Catholic priest did he advertise it in the public media?

    So why must Mr Patrick Edet go to the public media to announce he had quit the priesthood and had left the Catholic Church? What was his motive? After a cryptic endorsement of the Catholic Church, what was the reason to turn round again and issue uncomplimentary remarks about the Church? His claim of needing more space to minister to Christians was just diversionary because there are still many Catholic reverend gentlemen doing the same ministration and are still in the Catholic Church.

    One thing IS evident and that is, nobody forced Mr. Edet to become a Catholic and subsequently a Catholic priest. So if he had seen visions and dreamed dreams that he should leave the Catholic priesthood and the Catholic Church there is no need making fanfare of it whose only reason is an advertisement to people to come and populate his new ‘ministration church’. Nigeria has freedom of religion and so playing to the gallery in this circumstance is just an empty drum being sounded in the Sahara Desert.

    We hope your new church would have a large ornate tithe and donation box, positioned at a strategic entrance to your new church. And this box must have a very visible and unmistakeable inscription to the effect: ‘This box must be filled to the brim every week’.

    Regarding your communion with God, it is advised you keep that to yourself. The only Being to confirm that is God Himself and NOT you. Good luck in your new-found church but remember that the Catholic Church is the Mystical Body of Christ; and Christ has promised that the Gate of Hell shall never prevail against it. That’s food for thought for you. Many have passed through that Catholic Church before you and are acclaimed saints we hear of today. So, quietly leave for your new church before you begin to kick against the goad; and that’s dangerous as you know.

    • Pat

      If this is not newsworthy, you need to tell us what is news.

    • Peter

      Sound advice from you. Kudos. This guy has been envying private church owners simple. God isn’t calling him out.

    • amazing2012

      “…Catholic Church is the Mystical Body of Christ; and Christ has promised that the Gate of Hell shall never prevail against it.” Please quote where in the Bible this statement is made.

      • 0tile

        Don’t poo-poo our sacred discussion, you Mohammedan.

    • Pascal Chimezie

      My brother, you’ve made it point! I couldn’t believe all that is reported that this “Father” said. It’s clear that he’s not properly guided. He has discerned wrongly.

      • Emmanuel Akpobolokemi

        May God bring him back to his senses through the Precious Blood of the Lamb of God that takes away the sins of the world. Amen

    • Emmanuel Akpobolokemi

      Is it not the God whose authority alone he wants to be under, who said to the apostles the first authorities of the christian faith: “whoever hears you hears me, and whoever despises you despises me and whoever despises you despises him who sent me?” Or “Whatever you bind on earth is considered bound in heaven.” Where the early christians themselves and the elders and deacons and bishops the apostles ordained not under the authority of the apostles, as the Acts of the Apostles and the letters of the apostles reveal? Who is deceiving who?

  • Ken

    It is unfortunate but God knows best. Once a Catholic Priest, he is a priest for ever. May God guide him.

  • The Optimist

    Great conclusion! May God see him through.

  • Factsayer

    I hope your freedom won’t land u to Chris Oyakilome way. We will judge u in 10 years when ur freedom dictates for u.
    I hope u continue with winning souls for God. Now devil will lay trap for u with ladies. Just be careful

    • Emmanuel Akpobolokemi

      Are you sure the ladies, pride and money are not already in control to lead to this point?

      • Factsayer

        lol

  • FirecloudOFGOD

    .“A box is already made for you and you cannot go outside that box,” he explained.
    “You cannot know God beyond that box. You cannot express God beyond that box. And any attempt for you to go beyond that box brings you label.”

    Interesting!

    “You cannot express God beyond that box”
    Is that not the lie of the devil?

  • Frank Bassey

    SENSIBLE AND SOUND DECISION. END OF RELIGIOUS HYPOCRISY, FAKE SPIRITUALITY, EMPTY TRADITIONS AND USELESS LITURGY. THOSE THAT CALL YOU NAMES ON THIS PLATFORM ARE ALL EMBODIMENT OF HYPOCRISY.

  • Paschal

    Remember that ur utterances can make or Mar you. Catholic Church is a secred institution. Don’t attract curse for yourself. Be warned and be armed. The choice is yours.

  • amazing2012

    …be a Muslim simple !

    • 0tile

      Be a Mohammedan and go to hell period.

      • amazing2012

        Can you Prove it please ?
        The priest’s have already state “he will go to hell when he remain a catholic (Christian). So what else do you want to know ? Are you blind ? If Catholics of more than half of the Christians world will go to hell then what else ?
        The remaining half are in unity with pagans.
        “Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? -2 Corinthians 6:14
        To extent you can’t differentiate between them. It is clear that it is all of you that will go to hell if you failed to become a Muslim.
        The Bible is guiding you to accept the last book:/ massage but you are blinded with hate by Satan.
        ” As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world. -John 9:5 WHEN JESUS DIED WHO BECOME THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD ?
        Tell me one difference between Christians and pagans of today. DONT DODGE MY QUESTION!

        • Inya Azubuike Esther

          JESUS rose on the third day and HE is seated by the right hand side of GOD in heaven, mark16:1-20. so HE is the light of the world because He still lives

          • amazing2012

            God dead, raise on third day and seated by the side of “another” God ? Does it make sense ?
            Is Jesus in the world ?

          • Rev

            You’re simply blind!!!

          • amazing2012

            No it is you that is blind !
            1. For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints. -1 Corinthians 14:33
            2. So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading. -Nehemiah 8:83.
            3. MY REPLY “Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred”. -Job 6:24

          • Rev

            Nonsense… You don’t impress me. Satan knows the Bible too.

        • Inyang

          You are misinterpreting the Bible same ways you misinterpreted the Quran. Go back and read the 114 chapters of the Quran again with a neutral mindset. It will benefit you the More.
          This is necessary because of your write up.

          • amazing2012

            Chapter 114 to end verse:
            In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.
            114:1 Say: I seek refuge in the Lord of men,
            114:2 The King of men,
            114:3 The God of men,
            114:4 From the evil of the whisperings of the slinking (devil),
            What do you really want to say ? To deceive people, to believe you are giving a point ? Chapter 114 is not our discussion.
            You are evil, you want to hide the truth by providing false references!

          • Oneness Ernest S U

            He said, go and read all the 114 chapters again. The whole quran. Not only chapter 114. This is how you children of darkness misrepresent the instructions in that unholy book to start killing innocent souls in the name of Mohammed.

          • amazing2012

            You must be daft and ignorant. To god I give glory, I have on my head the entire bible and Quran memorized, and saved. Let him tell me the part he want to make reference!

          • Oneness Ernest S U

            No, you’re the daft and ignorant one. A follower of a blind mohammed that is dead, buried and rotten!

          • Rev

            Very Satanic book!!!!

        • Chukwuka Okoroafor

          Jesus rose again on the third day so it is still Jesus who is the light of the world.

          • amazing2012

            …and where is he ? He rose to where ?

          • Passerby

            I will say you can’t judge other religion from the perspective of your own. It wont work. Remember the Quranic admonition: I cannot worship that which you worship, and you cannot worship mine…. Please, stop this argument. It wont serve any purpose other than hate.

          • Chukwuka Okoroafor

            In Heaven. Don’t you believe that Muhammad also ascended into Paradise on a donkey?

          • amazing2012

            Excellent then:
            1 Corinthians 15: 19 If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable in hell fire. PUT YOUR HOPE ON GOD NOT ON JESUS.
            “As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world. -John 9:5 WHEN JESUS DIED WHO BECOME THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD ?

          • Chukwuka Okoroafor

            Yes but you left out the part where it said that if Christ had not been raised. If it were so then we should be pitted. But you and I know that this is not the case in the Bible. Try reading verse 15-21 for the full context and stop taking things out of context.

        • tunde008

          You you people that are cutting people’s throats and beheading people will go to heaven?

          • amazing2012

            Where and how ?
            Haha there you come. Who prosecute Jesus ? His disciple Judah. Juda dies as a Christian.
            Rwandan genocide? Christians versus Christians (attending the same church).
            List of countries bombed by Christian:
            World War I
            World War II
            China 1945-46
            Korea 1950-53
            China 1950-53 rr
            Guatemala 1954
            Indonesia 1958
            Cuba 1959-60
            Guatemala 1960
            Belgian Congo 1964
            Guatemala 1964
            Dominican Republic 1965-66
            Peru 1965
            Laos 1964-73
            Vietnam 1961-73
            Cambodia 1969-70
            Guatemala 1967-69
            Lebanon 1982-84
            Grenada 1983-84
            Libya 1986
            El Salvador 1981-92
            Nicaragua 1981-90
            Iran 1987-88
            Libya 1989
            Panama 1989-90
            Iraq 1991
            Kuwait 1991
            Somalia 1992-94
            Bosnia 1995
            Iran 1998
            Sudan 1998
            Afghanistan 1998
            Yugoslavia – Serbia 1999
            Afghanistan 2001 to date
            Libya 2011 to date
            Syria 2014 to date
            Yemen 2015 to date
            Palestine 1945 to date
            Over a billion people killed by Christians !
            Political Islam is not Islam but global political dominance by Christians world. Christians manufactured sophisticated modern weapons, proliferate same, and train people on how to use them. Christians founded all the terrorists groups and pay them.
            Search on YouTube Hilary Clinton confession ” we formed Alqaida” and read the book “Destroying a nation in order to save it”. Also add to your reading “Oil Crusaders by Jerry M., 2016”.
            Also to remind you Iraq, Libya, Syria, Afghanistan , Yemen and all Muslims countries were peaceful before Christians and pagans step their legs in such countries.

          • Rev

            Who told you these people are Christians? Since you have now excused Islam by coining the term “Political Islam” What makes you think these ones are not nominal or political Christians.

          • Maverick

            What makes you think they’re Christians? Did anybody invade any nation in the name of Christianity as Alqaeda, Taliban, alshabab, Boko Haram etc are telling everyone that they’re fighting for aIIah? Wake up. If a moslem kills someone for any disagreement I cannot blame lsIam but if he kills because of lsIam or in the name of lsIam I will blame the religion. Know the difference!

    • Mahmat

      He will continue depriving himself of happiness until he accepts Islam. The problem he is having is not with Catholicism, it is the Christian faith itself that is just wrong. It does not sync with true human nature as required by the one true God (Allaah, Eli, Yahweh). The same God Jesus cried to when he was allegedly put on the Cross, remember ? He said Eli, Eli Lama Sabachnani….meaning God, God or Allaah, Allaah, why have thou forsaken me.

      • Chukwuka Okoroafor

        But he turned to Pentecostalism to ease his concerns. Why would it be about Christianity as a whole? Also, remember that Christ has human when he was on Earth. He would have human feelings. Also, He did rise from the dead. God could not have abandoned him there.

        • amazing2012

          God dead, God rise, god sent his son, the same god changed to human and come to god ? What kind of story is this ?

          • Chukwuka Okoroafor

            Christ is the Son of God and one part of the three parts of the Holy Trinity. It is quite easy to understand but you have no desire to understand it.

    • Maverick

      Be a terrorist or murderer.

      • Mufar

        When a Christian defense his country, he is term a hero but when a Muslim defense his country, he is termed as a terrorist. I don’t blame you, because that’s what the western has portray Islam to you and because of your lackadaisical, you don’t want to search for the truth. But one thing is a fact, whether the world likes it or not Islam will triumph. Forget about what you hear or see and make research because most of the terrorists are not Muslims.

        • Maverick

          Give an example of a moslem called a terrorist for defending his country.

      • amazing2012

        Daft ! Prove me wrong.

    • Passerby

      When you examine the emergence islam, you may come to the realization that it was the failure of “chistendom” as exemplified by the Catholic which at that time had used the instrumentality of the state to seize the Christian church, that partly gave rise to islam. When the way to true worship was blocked by the Catholic, people naturally sought alternative means to reach God. Mohammad, a smart and well travelled guy saw the gap and drew people’s attention to the noticeable deviation from the scriptures. It was in thst process he marged teachings from judaism, Christianity, zoroaster, and hinduism with Arab customs to form a distinct faith. The damage Catholicism has done to the christian faith is inestimable.

      • amazing2012

        Hahahaha Judaism, Christianity, Zoroaster, and Hinduism. Can you point such religions in Islamic practice.?
        God’s massages from Adam to the last prophet is a continuation of same scriptures from the same God to different generations using different prophets.
        Can you say Jesus also copy from Moses ?

        1. Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. -John 16:7
        2. As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world. -John 9:5
        3. But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. -Matthew 15:24
        4. But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. -Matthew 10:6

        • Lesane

          If you cut out your essay like this will it make sense when reading

  • NellyB

    The Catholic Church is a FRAUD and a MAFIA organization. It looks a Christian organization from the outside but it is actually run like a cult. I know this assertion will not go down well with many Catholic adherents but it is the truth.

    • tunde008

      I am a catholic,it is not true what you alluding to.God’s ways are always very difficult.You don’t joke with God’s matter.

      • Maverick

        Roman Catholicism is not Christianity:

        1. Where did the Bible oblige a man to be a celibate in order to be a priest? No where! Rather Paul only gave men the option if they want. You may point me to the portion about Eunuchs but I tell you the priests are not eunuchs. A eunuch is different from celibate. A eunuch is a man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction. They don’t have erection like celibates do. Eunuchs were men in olden days who served in kings’ palaces. They were castrated so that they won’t abuse the kings’ maidens.
        A celibate is a an unmarried person who has taken a religious vow of chastity. Check your dictionary.

        2. Purgatory is a big heresy that has kept Catholics so unrepentant, believing that they’ll still make heaven after passing through purgatory at death.

        3. Catholics pray to and worship images of Christ or Mary. The Bible spoke vehemently against it in Exodus 20:4-5 “Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me; ”
        Here the Bible says even if the image is of Him, anything in heaven earth and beneath because it is idolatry.

        4. What about penance? Which place did the Bible recommend it?

        5. Catholics pray through Mary against the command of God. John 14:6. Catholics have venerated Mary and other saints for supplication, or requested help of some sort. Catholics answer that when they have prayed to a saint they have asked the saint to pray to God for them, not to have the saint do something for them personally.

        6. Catholics believe in the infallibility of the pope. But Pope Formosus died and was buried but his corpse was later exhumed by Pope Stephen VI and his papacy was invalidated. Was he infallible then? Or was Pope Stephen VII infallible? At least one of them is.

        7. Persecution of heresy and heretics.
        Before the twelfth century, the catholic church gradually suppressed what it saw as heresy usually through a system of ecclesiastical proscription, excommunication, anathema, and imprisonment. During this time in history, an accusation of heresy could be construed as treason against lawful civil rule, and therefore punishable by death, though this penalty was not frequently imposed, as this form of punishment had many ecclesiastical opponents. Later those convicted of heresy were often handed to the state for execution under state laws.

        8. There was a falsehood popularised in the days of Martin Luther, when Roman Catholic priests maintained a man could purchase forgiveness of sins for a dead relative by giving money to the Catholic Church. The Dominican monk, Johann Tetzel, was one of those sent out by the pope to preach this message in order to raise money for the church. His message was straightforward: give money and your sins will be forgiven. “As soon as a coin in the coffer rings, the soul from purgatory springs.”

        9. Immaculate Conception: The view that Mary was born without original sin.

        10. Virgin Mary: The view that Mary remained an eternal virgin. Mary had other sons and daughters. Matthew 13:55,56 “Is not this the carpenter’s son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? And his sisters, are they not all with us? Whence then hath this man all these things?”
        Mark 6:3 “Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.”

        12. extreme unction: It is a Roman Catholic sacrament whereby a priest anoints a dying person with oil and prays for salvation.

        13. Sexual abuse controversy: In January 2002, allegations of priests sexually abusing children were widely reported in the news media. It became clear that the officials of various Catholic dioceses were aware of some of the abusive priests, and shuffled them from parish to parish (sometimes after psychotherapy), in some cases without removing them from contact with children. A survey of the 10 largest U.S. dioceses found 234 priests from a total 25,616 in those dioceses, have had allegations of sexual abuse made against them in the last 50 years. The report does not state how many of these have been proven in court. All these is because of legislated instead of choice celibacy.

        In February 2017, Australia’s Catholic Church paid 276 million Australian dollars (212 million US dollars) in compensation to thousands of people who were victims of sexual abuse as children by priests and religious brothers, an inquest was told on Thursday.

        The money, on average 91,000 dollars, was given to thousands of victims who came forward with their claims to the church, according to data released by the Royal Commission looking into allegations of widespread child sex abuse in Catholic churches and institutions.

        Senior counsel Gail Furness said the Catholic Church authorities have paid 276.1 million dollars in total, a sum that includes compensation and amounts for treatment, legal and other costs.

        After a four-year investigation, the commission shocked Australia by revealing earlier this month that 4,445 people had made claims of child sexual abuse to Catholic authorities.
        http://www(.)vanguardngr(.)com/2017/02/australian-catholic-church-pays-212m-abuse-victims/

        14. Many more are there which time won’t permit me to mention.

        • NellyB

          God bless you richly for this exposition about Catholic Church practices that are at variance with biblical teachings. The truth must be told irrespective of who may be hurt by it.

        • Passerby

          Thank you so much for this highlight. From this, it is obvious to any fair minded person that Catholicism is anything but christian. It’s a tool in the hands of the devil to deceive and destroy humanity.

        • Manuel Tobby

          Really impressed that you weren’t abusive at any point in your writing!
          Keep it up!

        • Eze

          you did a good work with the copy and paste. so far Christ is the Head of the Church, the gate of hell and the propaganda I this world cannot prevail against. God bless. and pls kindly tell us a denomination of faith you profess, for those who light want to join yourperfect faith

          • Maverick

            Presbyterian Church!

    • Eze

      even Christ was accused of casting out demons with prince of demons. so what are you saying that is new? God bless

  • Johnson-Ehidonye Patrick Sopur

    Maybe he wants to become a Billionaire. …He wants to keep all the money to himself instead of paying monthly tax to the Bishops.

    • Maverick

      Is Mbaka not a billionaire?

  • suleiman

    What the priest did not tell the world is his sex life. As a priest he could not control his sexual oggies and has fathered two children. Instead of telling that part of the story, he is talking about going to heaven. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with ministers marrying, but you cannot take the vow of chastity and then get women pregnant. He should reconcile with God and stop maligning the catholic church. He was already under discipline and should tell the world this part of the story. Am not a catholic myself, but I understand the doctrines of the catholic church. Is he trying to say that catholics will not go to heaven? Such general statements simply bring a credibility problem on the integrity of this priest. I pray he will reconcile with his Lord and Master and repent from the sin of fornication and adultery

    • Pascal Chimezie

      Pls Suleiman are you sure of your facts that this”Father” had two kids? Throw more light pls.

      • Noble

        Yes we need facts and truth

    • Emmanuel Akpobolokemi

      When priests quite the priesthood, leaves the church and criticizes or condemns it, check the life of the priest- celibacy, love of poverty and obedience. Most of the time, there is lack of continence, no genuine obedience, love for material things, pride and desire for fame. To strive to be without anyone’s authority is self-deception-it stems from the father of pride (Satan) who said to God “I will not serve under your authority.” God uses authority to put us in proper perspectives, even though some authorities can be unreasonable.

      • Maverick

        Celibacy is not a prerequisite to becoming a priest. Roman Catholicism is only creating avenues to take people to hellfire.

        • Eze

          now I am beginning to see your frustrations. let me remind you sir, so long as Christ is the Head of the Holy Roman Catholic Church, the gate of hell cannot prevail against it. God bless.

          • Passerby

            How can Christ head an organisation that practices what he never taught and contrary to the commands of his father? Catholicism embraces doctrines not based on the Bible and you claim it is truly christian. Invoking Christ name does not make a person or body truly christian, otherwise bodies like Eckancka, Baha’i faith, and even Islam can lay claim to Christianity.

          • Eze

            ok since your church is more grounded of the bible, can you please ask your priests to tell you the origin and custodians of the bible? then we can begin to ask if an stranger can know the house more than the house owner. so I will implore you research into the origin of the bible and sincerely tell us what you find out. God bless!

          • Passerby

            Did the Bible originated from the Catholic? You must be joking! For your information, efforts made by the Catholic church to be the sole custodian of the Bible in the past using the instrumentality of the State failed in the long run. That was the period they introduced non biblical doctrines and dogmas into the church. In fact it is why their own version of the Bible contains a couple of non canonical texts. My friend, if you are in search of the truth about your church, there are plenty materials and sources available online. Seek the truth and be set free.

          • Eze

            hmmm. I can see you are trying harder. now pls tell me where ‘the Grace ‘ is in the bible. Abi you do not say the grace as a prayer?

    • Maverick

      At least he has repented if actually he did. Roman Catholicism is evil.

      • Eze

        calling the Catholic church evil does noy guarantee you heaven. why not face your own riteous church. God bless you

  • Passerby

    The truth is that the Catholic church has never had a proud history. It is replete with very unpleasant stories from the absurd to the gory. I’m sorry if anyone feel offended but that’s the fact, the bitter truth. This church deviated from the true christian teaching for worldly gains and power, fraternising with worldly powers, embracing fetish rituals and idol worship in order to gain wide acceptance from object loving populace from across the world. The major distortions found in the christian faith today is traceable to them. Satan certainly found through this organisation the means to lead about a quarter of humanity through the wide and smooth pathway to eternal distruction.

    • Eze

      hmmm you seem to know too well than those who are in the church. no point talk more since you are happy with your view. God bless your soul. AMEN

  • tunde008

    Do not forget that you took a vow and had a covenant with God,It is only God who will judge each and everyone of us.We just learnt last Sunday that our own priest hear in Mansfield Texas had fathered two sons back home in South Africa During his pastoral time in the US.But God still used him to build the most beautiful church in DFW with increase in followership. It is only God that can judge.

    • Maverick

      People in occult took vows yet they’re leaving it for true fellowship with God. Roman Catholicism is not Christianity. It is the raw Truth.

      • Manuel Tobby

        Ummmh

  • amazing2012

    Prove it. If a whole priest will leave his faith, then what else ? Prove Islam to be in hell ! Actually it is Christians and other pagans.

    • Rev

      Wake up buddy! Quaran never offers anyone hope…Only Paradise with virgins!

      • amazing2012

        Prove it !

        • Rev

          There’s nothing to prove. It is all too apparent.

          • amazing2012

            Let me prove to that Jesus never offer salvation:
            “Jesus can do nothing by himself (John 5:19, John 5:30)
            John 5:19 19 Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise:
            John 5:30 30 I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

          • Rev

            Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth and the life…” That alone is enough.

    • Maverick

      Mohammed was a sex offender. He penetrated Aisha who was only nine years old and also married Zaynab who was his stepson’s wife?

      • amazing2012

        You are just an ignorant to use the life of thousands year back to judge today’s life social style. However let’s ask you:
        Mary mother of your God was married to Joseph Capenter when she was 12 and he was 99 years, the difference of 87 years?. And give birth to your God at the age of 14 (according to catholic encyclopedia). Your God is a Product of paedophilism and his mother fingered at tender age by Joseph Capenter.
        Also read please:
        1. Judges 21:12″And they found among the inhabitants of Jabesh-FOUR HUNDRED VIRGINS(400), that had known no man by lying with any male: and they brought them unto the camp to Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan ”
        2. Wherefore his servants said unto him, Let there be sought for my lord the king a YOUNG VIRGIN: and let her stand before the king, and let her cherish him, and let her lie in thy bosom, that my lord the king may get heat. -1 Kings 1:2
        3. Matthew 19: 29 And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name’s sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
        100 houses,brothers,fathers, mothers, WIVES(100 Virgins) , children, lands ?
        4. . Number 31:17 Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him. 18 But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.
        5. Numbers 31: 35 And thirty and two thousand persons in all, of women that had not known man by lying with him.
        6. Deutronomy 22: 27 For he found her in the field, and the betrothed damsel cried, and there was none to save her. 28 If a man find a damsel that is a virgin, which is not betrothed, and lay hold on her, and lie with her, and they be found; 29 Then the man that lay with her shall give unto the damsel’s father fifty shekelsof silver, and she shall be his wife; because he hath humbled her, he may not put her away all his days. (MARRYING WHO RAPE YOU ?!?!?).
        IThe bible on love of breast:
        1. “As a loving hind and a graceful doe, Let her breasts satisfy you at all times; Be exhilarated always with her love.” Proverbs 5:19
        2. “I was a wall, and my breasts were like towers; Then I became in his eyes as one who finds peace.”Song of Solomon 8:10
        3. “Your two breasts are like two fawns, Twins of a gazelle Which feed among the lilies.” Song of Solomon 4:5
        4. “Your stature is like a palm tree, And your breasts are like its clusters. “I said, ‘I will climb the palm tree, I will take hold of its fruit stalks.’ Oh, may your breasts be like clusters of the vine, And the fragrance of your breath like apples.” Song of Solomon 7:7-8
        5. A bundle of myrrh is my wellbeloved unto me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breasts. -Song of Solomon 1:13
        I QUOTE THE BIBLE FOR YOU, PLEASE THE QURAN WHERE IS WAS DISCUSS ABOUT:
        1. Virgin
        2. And sexual issues.
        I challenge you ! Don’t dodge, I am waiting !!

        • Maverick

          I have answered you several times and will answer you again. The Bible didn’t give the age of Mary when she was married.

          2. She didn’t conceive through Joseph. She was conceived by the Holy Spirit as koran affirms.

          3. Irrespective of the popularity of Roman Catholicism they’re not part of Christianity.

          4. A young virgin can be 16, 17, 20 and even 25 years old.

          5. David was a king and not a role model. However, he didn’t sleep with the virgin. You deliberately omitted the verses.

          • amazing2012

            1. Yes the Bible did not mention her age. However it does not mean she has no age. Provide her age when she was married to Joseph Capenter.
            2. Yes, tell us her age when she conceives by the Holy Spirit. We are not talking about who made her conceived but her AGE at the time of conception.
            3. We are not saying she is virgin, we are talking about her age when God ordained her marriage with Joseph and when she conceive by Holy Spirit.
            4. What do he do with the virgin ? Look at her ? So it is allowed to lay with virgin in hi
            “…..sought for my lord the king a YOUNG VIRGIN: and let her stand before the king, and let her cherish him, and LET HER LIE IN THU BOSOM, THAT MY LORD THE KING MAY GET HEAT. -1 Kings 1:2
            PLEASE IS THIS OK? Don’t they have fire ?
            Our argument is on Age of Mary and Joseph when they were married. And when she give birth to your god, not how or who !

          • Maverick

            The Bible didn’t give her age. I cannot assume one.

          • amazing2012

            So she has no age ? Check the Jewish marriage age through their culture as of that years. Christians of today are pagans who want their religion to reflect their “pagan” mindsets.
            Bible did not mention the names of thousands issues and you believe them. Shameless ignorant, Mary mother of Jesus was too young to your standard and think that god made mistake to have allow her marriage with Joseph at that age. You are ashamed to mention and accept the truth. Even today Jews practiced early marriage in accordance to their faith.

          • Maverick

            Abraham committed adultery with his maid called Hagar and the product was Ishmael who went and established himself in Arabia. Mohammed is his grandson and he is now a thorn in the flesh of the whole world today through lsIam.

          • amazing2012

            Prove it from your bible, your hate is exposing your pagan faith.
            Let see what your bible says about this noble woman that is more than black ass mother !
            1. “And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is. -Genesis 21:17 GOD TALKING TO HAGAR.
            2. Now these are the generations of Ishmael, Abraham’s son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah’s handmaid, bare unto Abraham: -Genesis 25:12 GOD STATEMENT.
            3. And Sarai Abram’s wife took Hagar her maid the Egyptian, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and GAVE HER TO HER HUSBAND TO BE HIS WIFE.Genesis 16:3
            4. And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I HAVE BLEESED HIM, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation. -Genesis 17:20
            I need your source ! Or stop confirming ignorance !!

          • Maverick

            So who is Isaac? Wasn’t he blessed?

          • amazing2012

            You are just daft. God blessings are not limited to one person. Isaac was blessed down to his generation. We are not talking about limited blessing, but blessing of others also.
            “Blessings are upon the head of the JUST: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked. -Proverbs 10:6
            Ignorant, quote something!

          • Maverick

            Then why are middle East moslem States trying to annihilate Israel if you know Isaac their forefather was blessed? But you now agree with me that mohammed is a descendant of Ishmael the son if the bondwoman?

          • amazing2012

            You see how you dragged the discussion to something you don’t have business about, however to clear your one side theory taught by the church read please.
            Hitler is a Christian and die as a Christian. He annihilate Israel, find out why !
            “And the LORD’S anger was kindled against Israel, and he made them wander in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation, that had done evil in the sight of the LORD, was consumed. -Numbers 32:13
            “Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour’s landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen. -Deuteronomy 27:17
            “Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen. -Deuteronomy 27:24
            ” Cursed be he that taketh reward to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen. -Deuteronomy 27:25
            ” My God will cast them away, because they did not hearken unto him: and they shall be wanderers among the nations. -Hosea 9:17
            You can’t change it. They are what god called them and mean for them ! They see no one as human except if you Jew by birth !! And Jesus is for them not for anybody.

    • Rev

      Islam is the quickest way to eternal damnation!

      • amazing2012

        Prove it.
        While I assured you Christianity is a way to hell.

        • Rev

          Prophet Muhammad is a wanton deceiver. He borrowed materials from Judaism and Christianity to begin the greatest fraud in human history.

  • Oneness Ernest S U

    How can you say an institution is well organized yet you felt bound inside? Is there any well organized community that is not guided by laws? He wants to be free! Will he not one day grow in his freedom quest to the extent he’ll have followers that he will write rules for? If his children tells him one day that they rather obey God than man, will he be pleased? That fallen priest is self centered like Jonah who refused to go to Neniveh. I’m sure he’ll regret this! I can only pray that God may forgive him.

    • Maverick

      Even ogboni fraternity is well organised but it is evil.

  • Mufar

    Really!! Are you sure of what you are saying? What have you learn about Islam that making you saying that, or from what your priest have been telling you? My bro, the only thing I can tell you is study the Bible well and ask questions were necessary. Don’t wait till Sunday and go to church for one or two quotations from your pastor. Sit down and study the Bible well if you want to see the truth. AND STOP JUDGING because that’s not your job.

  • Abdussalami Yaro

    Hear what the Priest had to say, “The God that I have discovered in life is a Good that can not be fully known. That God is God that can not be fully predicted and con not be fully captured in human expression, otherwise he will cease to be a mystery. That is God I have come to ACCEPT as my God”. Well, Mr. Patrick Edet, welcome to Islam.

    • Passerby

      God cannot and is not a mystery God,for He has manifested Himself in several ways so as to make Him plain and clear to all. The mystery God was the creation of catholicism designed to keep people away from questioning most of their dogmas and doctrines that run counter to biblical teachings.

      • Frank Bassey

        You can be swimming in the ocean of Catholicism without KNOWING God. Denomination is not the issue. You must come to a point in your life when you have that CONVICTION of Revelation of Him. You may not understand this if you DO NOT know it.

    • Seun

      Hello,did he say he want to become a Muslim? Capital NO…try to read and understand next time…
      He said he want to have his fellowship

  • ACTION MAN

    Leaving the church is not necessarily leaving God. Does God live in a house build by men? Knowing, following and serving God is a personal encounter. The man has not condemned his former church nor labeled it evil. I pray God guides him to do good and do His will on earth.