Church of the Province of Central Africa

The Province includes Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The first Anglican missionary to Malawi was Bishop Charles Mackenzie, who arrived with David Livingstone in 1861.


May 24, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishops of Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe took part in recent World Malaria Day events along the shared borders between the four countries.

As Southern African countries move closer to malaria elimination, increased community and church...

March 9, 2017

Bishop Cleophas Lunga, Anglican Diocese of Matabeleland, Zimbabwe, delivers a sermon on Ash Wednesday as part of the fifth annual Isdell: Flowers Cross Border Malaria Initiative Round Table meeting held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Photo: Justin Schroeder for Isdell:Flowers Cross Border...

October 29, 2014

By: episcoglobal


“Friends walk together.  Friends go the distance together.  Friends make music together.  Friends of Jesus love each other just as he commanded (v. 14).  Friends share their needs and their gifts, their burdens and their joys.  Over the years in the Anglican Communion,...

November 30, 2013

By: episcoglobal

As we continue to journey through the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence/Violence against Women, we give thanks that more and more people across the Church and around the Communion are engaging in conversations and prayers about this and related gender issues.

Earlier this week...

April 25, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Diocese of Southern Malawi has called on all the country’s politicians to avoid “the turncoat habit that is prevalent among them” saying it is “unhelpful for nation building and good governance.”

The sharp rebuke came in a statement...

April 16, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] Young Anglicans from the Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) have called for urgent training of Sunday School and youth leaders to enhance leadership skills among youth in the province.

The call came during a Provincial Youth Executive...

February 7, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] A Malawian bishop has appealed for global prayer and material support for the flood victims in his country where an estimated 33,000 people have been displaced by floods.

Bishop Brighton Malasa of the Diocese of Upper Shire said the floods that have hit...

December 12, 2012

By: Bronwyn

The Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) has appointed its first ever Youth and Children’s Council at a conference where young Anglicans were described as “the backbone of the church”.

The Council was formed on the final day of a Provincial Youth Leaders Conference held in the...

February 22, 2012

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop Chad Gandiya of Harare Feb. 22 issued an open letter to stress the difference between the Church of the Province of Central Africa dioceses in Zimbabwe and the churches run by an excommunicated former bishop.

Gandiya said in the letter that there...

January 4, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town has called on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to put an end to persecution of the Anglican Church after state police on Jan. 3 broke up the annual prayer retreat of clergy from the Diocese of Harare.

About 80 diocesan...