April 24, 2014
[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 22, 2014
Woman pastor with physical disabilities breaks African boundaries
April 22, 2014
April 21, 2014
- Traditionally, people taking a safari trip to Kenya are going to see lions, zebras, and other animals living in the wild. But seven people recently traveled there for a different type of safari – a prayer safari.
April 16, 2014
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 4/16/14)—The African American church is a rich and complex phenomenon. Historically, it has played a major role in the advancement of the African American community. But, what is its future? How does it serve the present age? In The Future of the African American Church: An Invitation to Dialogue, authors Ralph Basui Watkins and Justin G. West offer a new and thought-provoking perspective on the state and future of African American church life...
April 8, 2014
[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,...
April 7, 2014
[Episcopal Diocese of California] The Archbishop of Canterbury has made public statements that reveal at best a lamentable naiveté and at worst both homophobia and colonial thinking. Archbishop Justin Welby has claimed that the Church of England, if it marries gay and lesbian people there is responsible for the deaths of homosexuals in Africa.
The archbishop was shown the mass grave of Christians from a village in Africa, killed, he was told because their neighbors did...
March 18, 2014
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February 21, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] It’s a well-known fact that since the establishment of the Anglican Church in Africa in the 1800s, the Africa churches have largely...
[Global South Anglican press release] Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. (Ephesians 4:3).
1. The Global South Primates Steering Committee met at All Saints Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt from 14-15 February 2014. We were delighted to have The Most Rev. & Rt. Hon. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev. Bernard Ntahoturi, the Chairman of the Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa (CAPA), and Canon...