April 24, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Harare is celebrating peace and growth in his diocese two-and-a-half years after Anglicans in Zimbabwe won back their churches.
In a recent update to supporters around the world, Bishop Chad Gandiya said that hard work and generosity of parishioners the diocese is going from strength to strength.
“The diocese has continued to experience growth both numerically and spiritually,” he wrote. “ A few new church...
[Anglican Communion News Service] Church Army Africa, a community of evangelists in Africa, has embarked on an ambitious program to “positively transform society” by setting up 1,500 Anglican churches by 2015.
The organization’s general secretary, the Rev. Capt. Richard Mayabi, told ACNS that they plan to achieve the goal through a program called Heal Africa. Said to be holistic it ensures each church offers “healing through health care...
April 21, 2014
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop Justin has said in his Easter sermon that “the announcement that Jesus is alive changes everything. . . It gives us hope where we were in despair, faith where we were lost, light where we were in darkness, joy where we were entirely in sorrow.”
Jeremiah 31: 1-6, Acts 10:...
[Lambeth Palace press release] “I pray that our Christian hope and the joy of the resurrection of Jesus Christ will heal relationships between individuals, communities and nations,” Archbishop Justin Welby says in his Easter letter to partners and heads of other churches around the world.
The full text of the letter is published below:
“Looking at the world during these times of growing conflict and the challenges of a changing context, we are...
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) held a “procession of witness” to mark the 20th anniversary of the birth of South Africa’s democracy and also express concerns over current issues affecting the country.
The procession, which is being supported by both Muslim and Jewish leaders, was held on Holy Saturday, April 19, and started from District Six in Cape Town, South Africa to the Parliament building.
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[Anglican Communion News Service] A bishop in Sudan has bemoaned the worsening war situation in his country. He said the continuing air bombardment on civilians and lack of humanitarian aid has increased the immigration of people from his diocese to neighboring countries.
Bishop Andudu Adam Elnail of the Diocese of Kadugli said this in a report to highlight activities of “pastoral,...