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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

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

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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.

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.