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Anglicans and other Christian leaders demand action on Climate Change

Anglicans and other Christian leaders calling on governments to implement the promises they made at the 2015 Paris Climate Change talks.

19 October 2017

Anglican primates discuss action on climate change

Disappearing islands in the south Pacific, recent hurricanes in the Caribbean and food security issues in Africa were amongst the items discussed by Anglican church leaders as they discussed climate change and the environment during the Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury, England.

06 October 2017

Video: Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

Video: Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

The Primate of Southern Africa, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, looks ahead to Primates’ 2017 and the importance of finding a solution to climate change.

29 September 2017

Blog: The Anglican Communion – a “real” family

The Primate of Southern Africa, Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba, looks ahead to Primates’ 2017 and describes the Anglican Communion as a family where “we don't hide our differences and we are real with one another.”

27 September 2017

Archbishop says 'follow your conscience' as South Africa prepares for Zuma vote

Anglican leaders in Cape Town have joined a coalition of civil society and faith-based communities in calling for South African politicians to “vote their conscience” when the country's parliament debates a motion of no-confidence in President Jacob Zuma this week.

07 August 2017

Latest edition of Anglican World : Archbishop Thabo reflects on ministering to Madiba

The Archbishop of Cape Town has been telling Anglican World magazine how his faith was deepened – by the memorable experience of ministering to Nelson Mandela, in the last few years of the former president’s life. 

30 June 2017

South African Anglican bishops warn of "false sense of calm" on university campuses

As the new university academic year begins, Anglican bishops have warned that a “militarised presence” on some university campuses creates “a false sense of calm...  which conceals the potential for renewed violent confrontation.”

27 February 2017

Archbishop of Cape Town calls on South African government to scrap plans for nuclear energy

The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Revd Thabo Makgoba, has appealed to the South African government to end moves to develop nuclear energy and instead to spend the money on education, training and other development initiatives.

22 February 2017

Archbishop of Cape Town speaks out about water "inequality"

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has said the problem of water supply and sanitation illustrates why South Africa “is one of the most unequal countries in the world.”

07 February 2017

Abp Thabo speaks out on "crisis" at universities in South Africa

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Magkoba, has described the challenge of building a healthy education system as a critical priority.

16 January 2017

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.