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Joint Anglican-Roman Catholic delegation visits Malawi to celebrate ecumenical school scholarship

A joint Anglican-Roman Catholic delegation visited southern Malawi last week to celebrate the success of an ecumenical scholarship.

31 May 2018

Bishop urges continued use of anti-retroviral medication after prayer for HIV/Aids

Bishop Brighton Malasa of Upper Shire, Malawi, has urged fellow religious leaders to take a leading role in the fight against HIV / Aids.

03 January 2018

Anglican Women in Malawi receive training to tackle gender-based violence

The Guilds’ Coordinator for the Diocese of Upper Shire, Yasinta Mtambo, has urged women in Malawi to open up to gender-based violence.

19 December 2017

Daughters of the King members injured as heavy wind blows roof off church

A Malawian bishop is asking for prayer for women on a retreat who were injured when heavy winds damaged the church they were in.

08 November 2017

Three Malawians to receive Province of Central Africa’s highest lay honour

Three women from Malawi are to receive the Order of the Epiphany – the highest lay honour of the Anglican Church of Central Africa.

20 October 2017

Call for action to stop attacks on people with albinism

There has been a sharp increase in the number of attacks on people with albinism in Malawi, leading to the Bishop of the Upper Shire to plead that the “barbaric behaviour” has to stop. “This makes me sick as we cannot comprehend the level of inhumanity and evil Malawians have become,” Bishop Brighton Vita Malasa said.

10 May 2016

"January not a good month for Malawi," Malawian bishop

A Malawian bishop has appealed for global prayer and material support for the flood victims in his country where an estimated 33,000 people have been displaced by floods.

07 February 2013

Central Africa sets up Youth and Children's Council to strengthen 'backbone of the church'

The Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) has appointed its first ever Youth and Children’s Council at a conference where young Anglicans were described as “the backbone of the church”.

11 December 2012