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Anglican leaders pay tribute following the death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Tributes have been paid to anti-Apartheid leader Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of Nelson Mandela, who died yesterday.

03 April 2018

Anglican Church of Southern Africa seeks to “act more effectively” to abuse allegations

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has asked bishops in Southern Africa to establish diocesan advisory teams to handle allegations of abuse.

22 March 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town installed as Prior of the Order of St John in South Africa

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, has been installed as Prior of the Order of St John in South Africa, by Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester.

19 March 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town marks anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s first speech as a free man

A plaque has been unveiled on the spot where a newly-released Nelson Mandela first addressed the world’s media at Bishopscourt.

13 February 2018

Re-hospitalised Archbishop Desmond Tutu thanks well-wishers

The Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, has turned to social media to thank well-wishers after he was once-again hospitalised. 

19 September 2016

Archbishop Desmond Tutu discharged from hospital

The Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, has been discharged from hospital after undergoing what has been described as “a minor surgical procedure”

15 September 2016

Archbishop Desmond Tutu undergoes surgery

The Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, Dr Desmond Tutu, is recovering in hospital “in good spirits” after surgery yesterday.

08 September 2016

Archbishop Tutu endorses nomination of Palestinian prisoner for Nobel prize

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has endorsed the nomination of Palestinian political prisoner, MP Marwan Barghouthi, for the Nobel Peace Prize.

09 June 2016

Apartheid heroes honoured for their peace and justice work

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has honoured a number of pioneers in the fight for justice in South Africa by bestowing on them the Archbishop’s Award for Peace with Justice. Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah, Bishop John Osmers and the first President of Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda, received the awards this month.

27 April 2016

Desmond Tutu: World needs to recognise the 'humanity in others'

Seeing each other as part of inter-dependent human family would lay foundation for peace, says Anglican Archbishop Emeritus

08 June 2015