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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Archbishop of Cape Town urges courage in facing up to the reality of corruption’s impact on society
30 September 2015
Sri Lanka bishop urges stand against corruption and greed in upcoming parliamentary elections
04 August 2015