Bishop of Cyprus and the Gulf, Michael Lewis, is to be President Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East
14 November 2019
New area bishop for growing churches in the Gambella region of Ethiopia has been given important task of training up Christian leaders.
19 September 2019
WCC environment expert Norman Tendis is amongst 157 people killed when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed near Addis Ababa on Sunday.
12 March 2019
The Bishop of Egypt, Mouneer Anis, is consulting with clergy in the Horn of Africa as he considers the appointment of a new area bishop.
31 January 2018
A new Dean is needed for St Frumentius’ Theological College in Gambella to train clergy for the growing number of Ethiopian Anglican churches.
20 October 2017
The Archbishop Emeritus of Burundi, Bernard Ntahoturi, joined a delegation from the World Council of Churches (WCC) last week in a solidarity visit to churches in Ethiopia.
26 October 2016
Anglican churches are prioritising advocacy and practical responses to El Niño’s increasingly devastating impact on food security in the southern and central parts of Africa, says the Anglican Alliance’s facilitator in the region.
29 April 2016
Life in the Gambella region of southern Ethiopia is getting back to normal after a recent surge in tribal tensions. Bishop Grant LeMarquand, an area bishop in the diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa, says that “buses have started running, banks and shops are open again” but he asks for continued prayers for the region.
09 February 2016
Anglicans in Ethiopia are asking for prayer following an increase in tribal tensions between the Nuer and Anyuak ethnic groups. Local Anglicans have acted as human shields by escorting students from one tribe through the territory of the other, with the support of the security services.
03 February 2016
The first Anglican theological college in Ethiopia, named after Saint Frumentius, has been officially opened by the Archbishop of Jerusalem and the Middle East, Mouneer Anis. Ethiopia is part of Archbishop Mouneer’s diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa.
26 November 2015