The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd. Justin Welby has conferred the award of Cross of St. Augustine on the Bishop of Kaduna Diocese, Anglican Communion, the Most Rev. Josiah Idowu-Fearon. The presentation of the award took place in the guard room at Lambeth Palace on Thursday 20th June, 2013.
This award, Archbishop Welby said, was in recognition of Bishop Idowu-Fearon’s courage and vision in relentlessly promoting dialogue and peaceful reconciliation between Christians and Muslims, two major religions in a country that has suffered untold religious violence and insecurity.