Anglican Church in Burundi

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May 21, 2010

A new administration block, isolation ward, and laboratory at the hospital in Matana, and a new staff house and isolation ward at the health center in Nyankanda are signs of the Anglican Church in Burundi's growing involvement with and commitment to health care in the East African country....

March 3, 2009

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, has thanked his Burundian counterpart, Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, for the Anglican Church of Burundi's stance against cross-border interventions, notwithstanding its opposition to more liberal views on homosexuality in some...

September 26, 2008

A September celebration in Bujumbura, held by the Province of the Anglican Church of Burundi, marked eight years of the Mothers' Union Literacy and Development program.

The program operates in all the dioceses through a network of trainers and facilitators who run a system of...

June 8, 2008

Church leaders in Burundi have welcomed the signing of a cease-fire agreement between the government and the rebel Palipehutu-National Liberation Forces (FNL), as the end of war in the tiny East African country.

"We are now very optimistic there is going to be peace in Burundi,"...

May 6, 2008

The Rt. Rev. Samuel Ndayisenga, former primate of the Anglican Church of Burundi, died on April 26. He was 73.

The present Archbishop of Burundi, the Most Rev. Bernard Ntahoturi, extended his sympathy to Ndayisenga's wife and family on behalf of the Anglican Church of Burundi.

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April 20, 2008

An April 17 attack on Bujuambura, the capital of the Central African nation of Burundi, by National Liberation Forces (FNL) has put the population "under a terrible shock," Diocese of Bujumbura Bishop Pie Ntukamazina wrote in email that same day.

He wrote that "rebels were reported to...

January 31, 2008

A senior United Nations official in Burundi has pledged the support of the global body to the peace work of churches and other religious, paying a tribute to their efforts to stabilize the country after more than 10 years of war.

 

"We will be happy to see how we can support you...

November 26, 2007

More than one hundred pastors, the archbishop and bishops representing all the dioceses of the Anglican Church of Burundi gathered November 14-16 in Bujumbura to consider the role of the Church in the building and consolidation of peace in Burundi.

In his opening speech, Burundi...

November 1, 2007

The Anglican Church of Burundi has launched an online video presentation, titled "Scenes from Ministry in Burundi," highlighting the province's commitment to peace and reconciliation, work with refugees and displaced people, community development, literacy and education, and those whose lives...

July 23, 2007

The role of the Anglican Church of Burundi in peace-building and consolidation was addressed at a July 9-11 workshop that brought together 125 lay people from all the church's dioceses.

Funded by New York's Trinity Church, Wall Street, the workshop was the first part of a larger...

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