Anglican Church of Southern Africa

The Province is the oldest in Africa. British Anglicans met for worship in Cape Town after 1806, with the first Bishop appointed in 1847. The twenty-three dioceses of the Province extend beyond the Republic of South Africa and include the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (St. Helena and Tristan da Cunha), Mozambique (Lebombo and Niassa), the Republic of Namibia, the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Kingdom of Swaziland and Angola.


September 30, 2006

For three days in late August, South African Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane visited Mozambique to lead the distribution of 16,500 mosquito nets treated with a long-lasting insecticide.

The project is part of the Anglican Church’s malaria-control program, funded by Standard Chartered...

August 21, 2006

The Keiskamma Altarpiece, created by 120 women of the South African coastal town of Hamburg as a message of hope for people affected by HIV/AIDS, was unveiled in Chicago's St. James Cathedral August 20 as part of a special Sunday Eucharist service.

The colorful 13 by 22 feet altarpiece,...

February 22, 2005

The Diocese of Atlanta, on behalf of Episcopalians for Global Reconciliation (EGR) will welcome Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane of Cape Town, South Africa, to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in downtown Atlanta on Friday, March 4, at 7 pm. EGR is an emerging network of lay and ordained economists...

November 6, 2004

"The church exists for mission and that's our priority" announced Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane as the guest speaker of the fifth annual Hobart Lecture held November 3 -- the anniversary of Richard Hooker's death -- at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, New York.


October 18, 2004

From Archbishop of Cape Town Njongonkulu Ndungane: Statement on the Windsor Report

At Virginia Theological Seminary, USA The Feast of St Luke, 18 October 2004

[ENS, Source: Anglican Communion News Service] Today is an important day for the Anglican Communion.

I want to...

August 19, 2004

[Note: a version of this report also appears in the September issue of Episcopal Life, the national newspaper serving the Episcopal Church. Carol Barnwell was among the five women who visited South Africa and Namibia at the invitation of Episcopal Relief and Development.]

Marta struggled...

June 17, 2004

The Most Revd Njongonkulu Ndungane Archbishop of Cape Town and Primate of the Province of Southern Africa

The Life of the Anglican Communion: A Way Ahead

14 June 2004

As the Lambeth Commission on Communion prepares to meet, I want to put forward three perspectives from my...

February 10, 2004

The Episcopal Diocese of Washington entered a partnership with the Church of the Province of Southern Africa at its annual convention at the Washington National Cathedral, January 31-February 1.

The diocese also reviewed a new church planting and mission development strategy, and passed...

March 25, 2003

As he presented the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to South African President Thabo Mbeki, Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu recommended that $270 million be paid to the 20,000 victims who, he said, had waited 'too long.' He called on big businesses, who had been...

March 18, 2003

Anglican Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane of Cape Town, South Africa, has been urging opposing political forces in Zimbabwe to engage in dialogue in efforts to end the crisis plaguing the nation. 'The country is facing serious humanitarian and political crises, worsened by lack of trust among...