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Swaziland Diocese holds on to environmental awards

The Diocese of Swaziland and a young Anglican have held on to two national environmental awards that were first awarded in 2016.

19 June 2018

Cape Town Archbishop welcomes easing of restrictions on sexual violence prosecutions

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba welcomes Constitutional Court decision to remove the statute of limitations on sexual assault cases.

14 June 2018

Leading anti-Apartheid bishop, Mfaniseni Sigisbert Ndwandwe, has died aged 89

The funeral of the former suffragan bishop of Johannesburg, Mfaniseni Sigisbert Ndwandwe, will take place on Friday 11 May in Matlosane.

08 May 2018

Christians across the world join together to pray “Thy Kingdom Come”

Christians around the world are pledging to mark the time between Ascension and Pentecost by prayering: “Thy Kingdom Come”

03 May 2018

South Africa will “stop and reflect” for funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela will cause South Africa to “stop and reflect”, Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, said.

09 April 2018

Anglican leaders pay tribute following the death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Tributes have been paid to anti-Apartheid leader Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of Nelson Mandela, who died yesterday.

03 April 2018

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

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

Features 

Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.