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Anglican Church expresses dismay over petrol bombing of historic District Six church

2017-09-28 17:13

The Anglican Diocese of Cape Town says it is dismayed by the petrol bombing of the historic St Mark's Church in District Six, saying it has always been a beacon of hope which played a pivotal role in the struggle for justice and freedom.

Archbishop Makgoba calls for land and economic Codesa

2017-04-16 22:17

Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has called on South African leaders to have an economic and land Codesa in his Easter sermon at St. George’s Cathedral.

Same-sex debate not over - Makgoba

2016-10-01 14:43

Discussions about the status of same-sex members in the Anglican Church will continue despite a recent vote against the inclusion of certain practices relating to them, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba says.

Anglican Church votes against blessings for same-sex couples

2016-09-30 22:02

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa has rejected a proposal to allow "prayers of blessing" to be offered for people in same-sex civil unions under South African law.

We are praying for you, Pravin - Archbishop Makgoba

2016-09-14 11:38

Religious leaders are praying for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, his deputy and staff, Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba has said in an open letter.

The truth will set you free – Archbishop Makgoba

2016-03-17 16:57

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town has called on officials in all levels of government "to tell the truth" in response to new revelations about the influence of "a non-governmental family in matters of state".

Stop marching, start acting - Archbishop tells CT marchers

2015-09-30 14:11

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has declared it is time to stop talking about corruption and start acting with courage.

Bishop shocked at looting

2015-01-23 19:38

The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, says he is shocked at the violence in the area he grew up in.

SA troops 'not involved in Lesotho'

2014-08-31 14:40

South African troops have not been involved in foiling an alleged coup in Lesotho, the defence department says.

Anti-apartheid bishop dies

2014-08-18 11:36

Anti-apartheid activist and retired Anglican bishop of Grahamstown David Russell has died at the age of 75, the Anglican archbishop of Cape Town's office says.

 

Black SA women know that black lives don't matter - Makgoba

2017-05-28 14:29

Black women in South Africa know on many levels that "black lives do not matter," Thabo Makgoba, the Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, said in a sermon delivered in Germany on Sunday.

Anglican Archbishop calls for water activism

2017-03-24 20:13

People must become activists for the protection of water sources to prevent a future with no clean water, Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has said.

Makgoba ‘pained’ over Anglican same-sex debate outcome

2016-10-01 13:28

Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba has spoken about his anguish over a debate which rejected proposals to soften the Church's stance on gay clergy and same-sex marriage.

Burning places of learning is setting us back - Archbishop Makgoba

2016-09-25 11:45

Burning schools, libraries, and institutions of higher learning is setting South Africa back from progressing as a nation, says Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba.

LGBTI proposal for Anglicans 'rattling the hinges' - Mpho Tutu

2016-08-18 17:12

A proposal that would see a far warmer welcome for the LGBTI community and those in same-sex unions will go before decision-makers in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa next month.

Mandela lived a truly good life, with imperfections - Archbishop

2015-12-06 21:30

On the second anniversary of former President Nelson Mandela’s death, Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba questioned what he would think of present day South Africa.

Tutu to spend a second night in hospital

2015-07-15 18:14

An ailing Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is to spend a second night in a Cape Town hospital, where he is being treated for what his family says is a "persistent infection".

Archbishop: Pray for repatriation of bodies from Nigeria

2014-11-14 06:17

South Africans should pray for the successful repatriation of the remains of the 85 people who died when a church building collapsed in Nigeria, Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba says.

Tutu mourns anti-apartheid bishop

2014-08-18 15:52

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has described the late Bishop David Russell as an “outstanding” stalwart.”

Girls' kidnapping: Africans must be outraged

2014-05-04 13:06

Africans, particularly South Africans, should be outraged at the kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian school girls, Cape Town Archbishop Thabo Makgoba says.

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