The fact, that, this case, concerning a reputable House of God and others also reputed to be very outstanding and charismatic men of God has come to the litigation altar of the civil Courts and made to travel all the way from the High Court, through the Court of Appeal, to this Court is indeed a sad reflection on Christendom.
In this respect therefore, we would want to reflect on the following two quotations as we journey through this exercise to resolve the final victor in the sight of men.
1. Mathew 16, 24 -25
“Then Jesus said to his disciples, if anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross, and follow me, for whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it”
2. “Let each one remember that he will make progress in all spiritual things only in so far as he rids himself of self love, self-will and self interest.
St. Ignatius Loyola
BRIEF FACTS OF THE CASE
The facts of this case admit of no co…