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Role of youth in family life highlighted at International Anglican Family Network Central Africa consultation

Young adults from Lusaka helped a consultation on families in Central Africa to “revisit our thinking about the place of young people”.

19 October 2018

Celebrations held to mark intra-provincial diocesan companion links

Some long-established companion links between dioceses in the Anglican Communion are celebrating significant anniversaries this year.

22 June 2018

Government and Christians pray for prisoners in Zambia

The vice president of Zambia will be the guest of honour at an ecumenical prayer service for prisoners and inmates in Lusaka’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross next week.

08 July 2016

Cathedral indaba eases political tensions in Zambia

The announcement that Zambia would go to the polls for a tripartite general election in August sparked an increase in violent incidents, of a kind rarely seen in the Central African nation. And as the tensions rose, political leaders from all the main political parties turned to the Church for help.

25 April 2016

Anglican Consultative Council pass 45 resolutions by assent

The Anglican Consultative Council meeting in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, Zambia, last week has approved 45 resolutions on issues relating from intentional discipleship to the continuing detention of Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi; and from gender-based violence to the environment.

22 April 2016

Anglican Communion sends birthday greetings to Queen Elizabeth II

The Supreme Governor of the Church of England, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, celebrates her 90th birthday today; and members of the Anglican Consultative Council took time out of their ACC-16 meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, to send her birthday greetings.

21 April 2016

ACC-16 members worship with Lusaka parishes

Members of the Anglican Consultative Council, gathered in Lusaka for their ACC-16 meeting, experienced the diversity and vibrancy of African praise and worship when they were invited to worship at local parishes around Lusaka on Sunday as a way of actively “engaging with our local community for the sake of the wider community.”

19 April 2016

Archbishop Justin Welby's sermon at the ACC-16 opening Eucharist

The text of the sermon, as delivered, by Archbishop Justin Welby at the opening eucharist of ACC-16 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, Zambia. As Archbishop Justin gave his sermon, it was translated in to the Chewa language by Father Samuel Mwanza.

11 April 2016

ACC-16 goes paperless with iPads

The Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-16) has attempted to go paperless with the provision of iPads to all delegates at the on-going meeting in Lusaka, an initiative which has been described by many as a “great step in making the church more eco-friendly.”

09 April 2016

Archbishop Welby meets the President of Zambia

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby met the President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Edgar Lungu, this morning, accompanied by the Archbishop of Central Africa, Albert Chama and the Bishop of Eastern Zambia, William Mchombo.

08 April 2016