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Zambian Churches unite in call for an end to the “persecution of Zimbabwean citizens”

The Council of Churches in Zambia has joined other NGOs and Christian groups to express their “deep concern” about the crisis in Zimbabwe.

22 January 2019

Zambia’s churches to work together to lead National Dialogue process

The Churches of Zambia will lead the country’s “National Dialogue” after reaching agreement with the Zambia Centre for Interparty Dialogue.

29 November 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

Zambian President calls for Church to “Christianise the nation’s politics”

President Edgar Lungu has expressed his hopes for a violence-free campaign for the Chilanga parliamentary by-election next month.

30 April 2018

Anglican Churches in sub-Saharan Africa praised for anti-Malaria fight

Bishops from Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, and Angola have taken took part in a round-table discussion to discuss ways of curbing malaria.

08 March 2018

Zambia’s churches urge an “ongoing process” to bring peace and justice to Zambia

The three church mother-bodies in Zambia have called for an “ongoing process and effort” to bring peace and justice to Zambia.

11 January 2018

Church leaders cancel services in Lusaka in bid to halt cholera outbreak

Church leaders in Zambia have announced that services in parts of the capital should be cancelled to help halt the spread of cholera.

11 January 2018

Mothers' Union "simply the best" says Archbishop Welby

“The world’s greatest women’s group” – that’s how the Archbishop of Canterbury described the MU at its 140th anniversary celebration. 

23 September 2016

Bishop concerned by rising political violence in Zambia

The Bishop of Eastern Zambia, the Rt Revd William Mchombo, has expressed his “great concern” about the rise in political violence ahead of the country’s tripartite general election which is due to take place on 11 August. The head of the country's tourism body says that visitor numbers are beginning to fall as a result of increased incidents.

23 May 2016

Anglican Consultative Council theme highlights current mission challenges

The overarching theme for the next year’s Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-16) meeting in Zambia, “Intentional Discipleship in a World of Differences”, has been chosen by the Standing Committee of the Anglican Communion as a response to daily Christian challenges.

04 November 2015