June 6, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] Thousands of pilgrims from Zimbabwe and beyond are expected to gather in Harare next week to commemorate the life of Bernard Mizeki, a lay African catechist and missionary martyred in 1896.
The celebrations, between June 14-16, will be the first ones held at the martyr’s shrine in more than five years. Previously Anglican pilgrims had been barred from the site by excommunicated and former bishop Nolbert Kunonga.
Bishop Chad Gandiya...
June 3, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans from across Africa this week joined governments, civil society and other Christians on the continent to commemorate Child Protection Week.
Child Protection Week, May 27 to June 2, is an annual event when many countries raise awareness of children’s rights, and to mobilize all sectors of society to ensure the care and protection of all children.
Children worldwide face many forms of abuse and are often denied basic...
May 15, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop William Mchombo of the Anglican Diocese of Eastern Zambia has challenged Zambian politicians to stop practicing “politics of the belly if they genuinely care for the electorate.”
The bishop made the call during the 10th Synod of the Diocese of Eastern Zambia held May 2-5 at St. Luke’s Cathedral in Msoro, an area in the Eastern Province of Zambia.
“The crossing of opposition members of parliament to the ruling...
April 16, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] Young Anglicans from the Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) have called for urgent training of Sunday School and youth leaders to enhance leadership skills among youth in the province.
The call came during a Provincial Youth Executive meeting in Zambia’s capital Lusaka, from April 5 to 7. Items addressed at the meeting included the adoption of a code of conduct for youth leaders as well as financial guidelines for the...