April 1, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The general secretary of the Anglican Church of Tanzania has published a full account of the recent election of the archbishop-elect.
The Rev. Canon Dickson Chilongani said the church issued the statement after what he called “speculation and gossip” on the Internet surrounding the election.
“We have decided to give details of what has been confirmed by all bishops present as a free and fair election,” he wrote to ACNS. “We hope...
February 25, 2013
[Anglican Communion New Service] The Church of the Province of Tanzania has elected Jacob Chimeledya, bishop of Mpwapwa Diocese in Tanzania, as its new archbishop and primate.
The announcement was made after elections held during an extra-ordinary meeting convened by the General Synod of the province on Feb. 21.
“I am pleased to let you know that Jacob Chimeledya, the bishop of Mpwapwa, has been elected the archbishop of Tanzania,” said the Rev. Agripa Ndatila. “I...