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Catholic pioneers in West Africa

Martin James Bane

Catholic pioneers in West Africa

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Published by Clonmore and Reynolds, Burns Oates and Washbourne in Dublin, London .
Written in English


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Statementby Martin J. Bane.
The Physical Object
Pagination220p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19505096M


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In Ghana the Presbyterians were pioneers in reducing Ga and Twi into writing. By the 's, many letters were sent to church headquarters from the west African nations of Nigeria and Ghana, requesting literature and membership in the Church.

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