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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

UN women’s summit recognises role of faith-based communities in climate justice

The role of faith-based communities in achieving gender equality in the context of climate justice is recognised at the United Nations.

13 April 2022

Anglicans take on global ‘plastic pandemic’ at the UN

Anglican representatives to the United Nations are celebrating the passing of a major international agreement on tackling plastic pollution.

25 March 2022

Anglicans set to highlight climate justice at UN Commission on Status of Women

A delegation of women from across the Communion are set to highlight climate justice at the UN Commission on the Status of Women

23 February 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

Anglican Communion welcomes 42nd province- the Igreja Anglicana de Mocambique e Angola

The Anglican Communion welcomes its newest province today (Friday 24 September) – the Igreja Anglicana de Mocambique e Angola.

24 September 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

Bishop of Swaziland and global environment advocate Ellinah Wamukoya dies from Covid

The Bishop of Swaziland, Ellinah Wamukoya, has died after contracting Covid-19. Her death was announced by Archbishop Makgoba.

19 January 2021

Celebrations as Angola becomes a new Anglican diocese

Angola was officially inaugurated as a new Anglican Diocese, following 16 years as a missionary diocese and after 40 years of war.

05 December 2019

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