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Bishops condemn abuse of police power in state-attacks on universities in Brazil

Bishops in Brazil have spoken out against police abuse of power after the Rector of the Federal University of Santa Catarina killed himself.

12 December 2017

Former Archbishop sworn in as head of ethics body

The former Primate of Kenya, Bishop Eliud Wabukala, has been sworn in as the new chair of the country’s Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

24 January 2017

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

Bishops call for "responsible honesty" in PNG corruption fight

The Bishops of the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea have warned of the “severe destruction to our nation” if ongoing political violence is not resolved through “responsible honesty”.

30 June 2016

Primate of Brazil mobilises to "reclaim our democracy"

The Primate of Brazil has criticised the suspension of President Dilma Rousseff and warned of a growing social movement to “reclaim” the country’s democracy. The Most Revd Francisco De Assis Da Silva had previously criticised the impeachment process. Today he described the process as “a show of sad cynicism”.

17 May 2016

President Dilma Rousseff retains the support of Brazilian Anglicans

Anglicans in Brazil are continuing to stand-by the country’s embattled President, Dilma Rousseff, claiming that attempts to impeach her are a right-wing attempt to scupper her party’s endeavours to support Brazil’s poor and marginalised.

29 April 2016

Brazil's bishops speak out on political crisis

Moves to impeach Brazil’s President, Dilma Rousseff, are motivated not by evidence of wrong-doing but by political opposition to “social policies that have changed the lives of millions of Brazilians in recent years,” the bishops of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil – the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil – have said.

01 April 2016

Primate calls for "Tsunami of truth-telling" after SA President loses court battle

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has called for a “tsunami of truth-telling” after the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, lost a court battle brought by campaigners who alleged he benefitted from state funding of R246 million (approximately £11.65 million GBP) for improvements to his private home, Nkandla, under the guise of security.

31 March 2016

'Stop being anti-corruption. Be pro-courage.' - Abp Makgoba

Archbishop of Cape Town urges courage in facing up to the reality of corruption’s impact on society

30 September 2015

Cast vote for common good, says Anglican Diocese of Colombo

Sri Lanka bishop urges stand against corruption and greed in upcoming parliamentary elections

04 August 2015


“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.