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November 26, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, has called for the new government in Zimbabwe to deal with past injustices. Speaking on the BBC’s “The Andrew Marr Show” Nov. 26, the second-most senior cleric in the Church of England suggested that the country should...

November 15, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Church leaders from Zimbabwe, central Africa and Europe have been commenting on the ongoing political situation in Zimbabwe, where President Robert Mugabe remains under house arrest.

In a pastoral letter Nov. 16, Archbishop of Central Africa Albert Chama...

July 16, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry delivered a sermon June 17 in Zimbabwe while attending an annual festival for the martyred 19th century missionary Bernard Mizeki. More than 15,000 pilgrims from across Central and Southern Africa attended the festival and heard Curry...

May 23, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A roundtable discussion on Zimbabwe has taken place at Lambeth Palace, drawing together a group that included the Bishop of Matabeleland, a representative of the British Foreign Office and a water supply expert who has worked extensively in a number of African...

May 18, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The World Council of Churches general secretary, the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, has arrived in Harare, Zimbabwe, leading a delegation of church leaders from Europe, Africa and North America. The two-day trip is an ecumenical solidarity visit to manifest Christian...

July 14, 2015

[World Council of Churches press release] To strengthen the work of churches in achieving gender justice, the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) has launched the Gender and Faith Network. The network is a movement of faith leaders in Zimbabwe committed to build a church that understands...

June 19, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] An estimated 20,000 pilgrims from Africa and beyond braved the cold over the weekend to gather at the shrine of Bernard Mizeki, an African evangelist martyred in 1896.

Held June 14-16, the celebrations were described as having the best attendance in...

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...

February 27, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Supreme Court of Zimbabwe has ruled in favor of the Anglican Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) in a legal case involving the province and breakaway former bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Manicaland Elson Jakazi.

“We are glad...

February 7, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican Bishop of Harare Chad Gandiya has said that forgiveness still remains the biggest challenge for Christians in his diocese after years of “living in exile.”

“People are very happy to have returned to their churches but they are still hurting. The...

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