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"Heartbroken" bishops back South Sudan peace move

[ACNS by Adrian Butcher]  Anglican leaders in Africa are sponsoring a church-led initiative to end the conflict in South Sudan. The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa has invited South Sudanese church leaders to Zambia next month to press for the guns to be silenced.

 

23 June 2017

Shrine security increased ahead of Uganda’s Martyrs Day

Security in and around the Namugongo district of Uganda has been increased ahead of tomorrow’s Martyrs Day commemorations.

02 June 2017

Inside the exiled South Sudanese diocese of Kajo-Keji

The population of Kajo-Keji have been exiled to Uganda following the arrival of South Sudan's brutal civil war to the district.

12 April 2017

Primates’ Christmas Message: Archbishop Stanley Ntagali

A Christmas message from the Primate of the Church of Uganda, Archbishop Stanley Ntagali.

15 December 2016

Faiths applaud "unprecedented global consensus" on climate change action at COP22

Last year’s Paris agreement on climate change is “irreversible and unstoppable”, the world’s political leaders said as this years climate change conference (COP22).

21 November 2016

Ugandans discus sex education, land grabbing and Janani Luwum anniversary

The Church of Uganda adopted a 10-year master strategic plan when its Provincial Assembly held its biennial meeting last month in Mukono.

15 September 2016

Archbishops Chama and Ntagali elected to head Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa

The Archbishop of Central Africa, Albert Chama, has been elected as the new chair of the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (Capa). Archbishop Stanley Ntagali from Uganda is the new vice chair.

10 August 2016

Army praises Anglican diocese for refugee crisis mobilisation

The Diocese of Northern Uganda has been praised by the country’s armed forces for its crisis response in support for the thousands of refugees streaming into the country from South Sudan.

21 July 2016

Africa joins Ugandans to celebrate martyrs' day

More than one million Christians, including Anglicans and Catholics, from all over the world converged at Namugongo village in central Uganda last week (3 June), to commemorate the killing of 45 martyrs 130 years ago.

06 June 2016

Anglicans walk hundreds of miles to remember martyrs

For the last week all roads in Uganda have been leading to the Namugongo Anglican site where more than 20 Anglican Christians were brutally murdered over a century ago.

03 June 2016

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.