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Anglican Church of Southern Africa seeks to “act more effectively” to abuse allegations

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has asked bishops in Southern Africa to establish diocesan advisory teams to handle allegations of abuse.

22 March 2018

Anglicans and evangelical groups work to build a Creation Care movement in southern Africa

The Green Anglicans network in southern Africa is partnering with a number of ecumenical group to create a regional Creation Care movement.

20 March 2018

Archbishop Justin Welby urges Commonwealth leaders to have “the courage to dream big”

Abp Justin Welby has spoken of his hopes that Commonwealth heads of government will have “the courage to dream big” at next month for their biennial meeting.

19 March 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town installed as Prior of the Order of St John in South Africa

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, has been installed as Prior of the Order of St John in South Africa, by Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester.

19 March 2018

Anglican Churches in sub-Saharan Africa praised for anti-Malaria fight

Bishops from Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, and Angola have taken took part in a round-table discussion to discuss ways of curbing malaria.

08 March 2018

Anglican voices heard at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women annual meeting

Women from across the Anglican Communion are travelling to New York to take part in the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

05 March 2018

Girls’ Friendly Society includes boys in campaign against gender-based violence

An Anglican girls organisation has created a boys equivalent in South Africa so that young men and women can tackle gender-violence.

02 March 2018

Worldwide response to Pope’s call to prayer and fasting for South Sudan and DRC

Anglican provinces around the world have responded positively to Pope Francis’ call for an ecumenical day of prayer and fasting for peace.

19 February 2018

President Zuma’s resignation “a golden opportunity” for South Africa “to start anew”

The resignation of President Zuma provides South Africa with “a golden opportunity to start anew”, the Archbishop Thabo Makgoba said.

15 February 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town marks anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s first speech as a free man

A plaque has been unveiled on the spot where a newly-released Nelson Mandela first addressed the world’s media at Bishopscourt.

13 February 2018


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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.