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
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
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
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
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
The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Magkoba, has described the challenge of building a healthy education system as a critical priority.
16 January 2017
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has declared his support for the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, in a dispute with the South African president.
04 January 2017
The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has said that the people of South Africa are being failed by the country’s two-decade-old democracy.
07 November 2016
The provincial synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa has voted against the introduction of blessing services for same-sex marriages.
03 October 2016
The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has appealed for calm after violent protests gripped universities across South Africa.
26 September 2016