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Death of Queen Elizabeth II: Condolences from Primate of Anglican Church of Southern Africa

The Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Revd Dr Thabo Makgoba, Primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, has issued a statement following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

09 September 2022

Tree planted at Anglican Communion Office to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, plants a tree as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy.

30 May 2022

Archbishop Desmond Tutu was a “prophetic voice in the church and the world”

Secretary General of the Anglican Communion describes Archbishop Desmond Tutu as a “prophetic voice in the church and the world.” 

26 December 2021

Scientists and theologians join forces for new Anglican Communion Science Commission

ACSC will “resource the whole Anglican Communion for courageous and confident spiritual leadership in issues involving science.”

21 May 2021

Archbishop Makgoba asks to make vaccine available in South Africa

Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has asked the Biden administration to make the Moderna vaccine available in South Africa.

01 March 2021

Isolation through AIDS highlighted in mission photo competition

A picture of a mother in South Africa suffering with the stigma of living with HIV has won the Church Mission Society’s photo competition.

28 November 2019

Two candidates shortlisted to head up World Council of Churches

A theological professor and an ecumenical leader have been named as the two candidates for the next general secretary of the WCC

13 November 2019

Archbishop’s call to prayer impacts churches around the world

A bishop from Bangladesh claims the Archbishop of Canterbury’s global ecumenical call to prayer has helped bring new life to the church.

24 October 2019

Heartbreak over early resignation of South African bishop

The unexpected resignation of a South African bishop has been attributed to financial pressures, according to the Archbishop of Capetown.

03 October 2019

More than 1,000 people feared dead in Southern Hemisphere’s “worst” cyclone disaster

More than 2.5 million people in southern Africa have been affected by Cyclone Idai, which has created a new “inland ocean” in Mozambique.

20 March 2019