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Archbishop of Cape Town urges ANC members to be “architects of a flourishing South Africa”

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has urged members of South Africa’s ruling ANC to “follow their consciences” as they elect a new leader.

12 December 2017

Bishop criticises South African politician over racist hate speech

The Bishop of Johannesburg, Dr Steve Moreo, has criticised South African politician Julius Malema after he appeared to call for the murder of white people.

09 November 2016

Church leaders: South Africa facing constitutional crisis

South Africa’s church leaders have said that the country is facing a constitutional crisis.

21 October 2016

Archbishop Makgoba calls for renewed vision for South Africa

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has called for South Africans to stop chanting “this must fall” and “that must fall” and instead work together to “create a deafening chorus of what must rise.”

15 March 2016

Archbishop backs South Africa Day celebrations

The Primate of Southern Africa, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, is backing a new campaign that brings businesses and people together to celebrate the “great nation” of South Africa “and share its beauty, culture, diversity and achievements with the world.”

25 November 2015

Theological grounding essential in today's world, says South African Primate

Archbishop Makgoba emphasises importance of training Anglicans – in particular women - for ministry

17 August 2015

England: Whitby religious community marks 100 years

Much of work overseas continues to flourish in indigenous hands

16 July 2015

SA Anglicans warn on fracking in medical journal

Anglicans in South Africa have said the voices of health professionals are being ignored in the national debate about the benefits and dangers of 'fracking'.

06 May 2014

Historic Greetings to Anglicans from the Council of African Instituted Churches

In a historic first, the Council of African Instituted Churches of South Africa sent greetings to the Provincial Synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa

07 October 2013



“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa


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.