Anglican Church of Tanzania

The Universities Mission to Central Africa and the Church Missionary Society began work in 1864 and 1878 at Mpwapwa. The Province was inaugurated in 1970 following the division of the Province of East Africa into the Province of Kenya and the Province of Tanzania. The nineteen dioceses represent both evangelical and Anglo-Catholic Churches.

Articles

February 27, 2008

The Anglican Church of Tanzania has elected Bishop Valentino L. Mokiwa of the Diocese of Dar es Salaam to serve as its next primate for a five-year term.

Mokiwa, 43, will succeed Archbishop Donald Leo Mtetemela, who has served as primate since 1998 and will retire on May 25.

The...

February 4, 2008

Tanzanian Anglican Bishop of Western Tanganyika Gerard Mpango has warned that thousands of people who have taken refuge in his country from neighboring Burundi now risk being forced out because of "refugee fatigue" among some of his country's politicians.

"They ration food. They make it...

February 18, 2007

The children were separated, some eating lunch, many not. Faces of hungry children looked away, trying not to notice, not to care. Later in the afternoon, little girls would drop their heads on their desks, unable to stay awake. Little boys responded irritably to teacher's questions.

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February 13, 2007

Collaboration between the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Tanzania -- including missionary work in the dioceses of Dar es Salaam and Central Tanganyika -- was underscored as area missionaries shared perspectives with Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Bishop Mdimi...

February 12, 2007

An East African welcome met the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, upon his arrival February 13 in Tanzania, as two young members of Dar es Salaam's St. Mary's Church, Naomi and Frank, were waiting at the airport to present him with an ebony crucifix and a garland made from local...

February 9, 2007

The Anglican Church of Tanzania (ACT), under the leadership of the Most Rev. Donald Leo Mtetemela, will host the 38 Primates of the Anglican Communion for their February 14-19 meeting at the White Sands Hotel in Jangwani Beach near Dar es Salaam -- Arabic for "Abode of Peace."

 

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February 8, 2007

Tanzanian Bishop Mdimi Mhogolo of the Dodoma-based Diocese of Central Tanganyika, in January 26 Epiphany letter, questions the legitimacy of singling out the Episcopal Church on matters of human sexuality when the issues permeate throughout "all of our development and mission partners."

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December 11, 2006

The House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Tanzania (ACT) issued a statement December 7 saying that its "communion with the Episcopal Church (USA) is severely impaired" in light of the 75th General Convention's response to the Windsor Report.

 

The bishops also declared that...

January 19, 2006

The Diocese of Atlanta is collecting theology books to help with the education of seminarians in Dodoma, Tanzania, as well as cash donations to purchase study Bibles.

The Rev. Dr. Paul A. Elliott, rector of St. Michael and All Angels, Stone Mountain, is coordinating the effort with...

November 22, 2004

The provincial secretary of the Anglican Church of Tanzania has extended his gratitude to the Episcopal Church for the ongoing relationship between the two provinces. "Our church has been privileged to welcome people from the Episcopal Church and benefit from the variety of generosities," the...

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