Faithful allowed to challenge clerics' elections
SEE ALSO :Onyango elected Anglican bishop“Election is an emotive issue and because we have opened democratic space, those who may feel dissatisfied with outcome of the elections are free to seek justice anywhere, including courts,” said Sapit. He added: “It is not that we have no mechanisms in place to resolve leadership wrangles, but some people think going to court will get them justice and we have to accept their decision.” The cleric remind church members that there was a dispute tribunal in ACK to resolve election disputes, but added that "church members rarely seek intervention from it". According to the ACK Archbishop, of the four dioceses that had election dispute in court, the ruling vindicated the church as the bishops were allowed to serve. He said he would not lead a church whose leaders have questionable integrity.
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