Is this type of hair acceptable in priesthood? Nigerians react to pictures of a priest ordained with dreadlocks. (Pictures)


A Nigerian man wearing dreadlocks was ordained in Philadelphia a few days ago and photos of him in church as he wears his chasuble and cassock has caused stir on social media.

Rev. John Chidịebube Okpara who was recently ordained Deacon of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia was seen wearing his dreadlocks hairstyle.

While many were congratulating him,Netizens wondered why a Catholic priest is wearing dreadlocks and whether the Catholic doctrine permits that .

Read some comments and reactions to the pictures that were posted by Rev Fr Ojeifo.

Nigerians are too judgmental