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Zanzibar's Christ Church Cathedral opens slave-trade heritage centre

Christ Church Anglican Cathedral stands in Stone Town as a symbol of remembrance to the men, women and children taken from East Africa and sold into slavery.

24 June 2016

Anglican cathedral in Zanzibar to house anti-human trafficking centre

Restored Christ Church Cathedral to house centre raising awareness of modern-day slavery

03 July 2015

Anglicans turn to crowdfunding to fight slavery, cancer

With a Communion of around 85 million people, Anglicans think crowdfunding may be a clever way to fundraise.

03 September 2014

Two Bombs Detonated Outside Christ Church Anglican Cathedral, Zanzibar

During the mid-afternoon of Monday, February 24, 2014, two small explosive devices detonated sequentially near the main entrance to Christ Church Cathedral 

25 February 2014

Church of Tanzania should plan to maintain Muslim-Christian relations

The Anglican Church in Tanzania (ACT) should consider investing more resources into maintaining good Muslim-Christian relationships, according to its Communications Director.

16 January 2014

Church calls for end of slavery day to be remembered

Church calls for end of slavery day to be remembered

THE Anglican Church in Zanzibar diocese on Monday commemorated its 138th anniversary of the abolition of slave trade in East Africa, with a call to governments to include the day in the national centenary calendar.

06 June 2011

Archbishop of Canterbury - scars of slavery still with us

Archbishop of Canterbury - scars of slavery still with us

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has said the scars of slavery are still with modern society and that Zanzibar’s slave trade history is crucial to the understanding not just of the history of East Africa, but of humanity. 

19 February 2007

In Zanzibar, Anglican Primates join in repentance at former slave market

In Zanzibar, Anglican Primates join in repentance at former slave market

A slave market whipping post once stood where the high altar now rises inside Zanzibar's 127-year-old Christ Church Cathedral.

19 February 2007

Archbisop of Canterbury's sermon given at Zanzibar Cathedral

Archbisop of Canterbury's sermon given at Zanzibar Cathedral

Once again may I thank you for your welcome and may I give you the assurance of the love and prayers of your brothers and sisters in the Church of England.

 

19 February 2007

 

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