This website is best viewed with CSS and JavaScript enabled, alternatively you can use the low bandwidth version.

Home > Abp Makgoba

News Stories


Abp Makgoba

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

Abp Justin backs Abp Thabo in church v state row

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

South African democracy failing the people, Archbishop Thabo said

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

Southern Africa rejects blessings for same-sex marriages

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

Archbishop calls for calm after violent university protests

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has appealed for calm after violent protests gripped universities across South Africa.

26 September 2016

Archbishop comes to defence of South Africa's finance minister

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has published an open letter affirming his support for South Africa’s embattled finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

14 September 2016

Large crowds witness installation of new Archbishop of Congo

A host of dignitaries were present at the installation of the new Archbishop of Congo yesterday.

12 September 2016

Multimedia

VIDEO: How to talk about your faith - Part One

Features 

Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.