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April 14, 2010

Anglicans in Zimbabwe continue to face intimidation from President Robert Mugabe's police force, which is routinely instructed to take whatever measures necessary to prevent them from worshiping freely in their own churches. The latest incident occurred on Sunday, April 11, at St. Luke's...

February 5, 2010

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has launched an exhibition of photographs at Southwark Cathedral in London to showcase the work of the Anglican Church in Zimbabwe.

The exhibition marks one year since the launch of the Archbishops' Appeal for Zimbabwe, in partnership with USPG:...

January 25, 2010

Anglicans in Zimbabwe's Diocese of Harare are scheduled to hold a prayer meeting on Sunday, Jan. 31, in protest of the ongoing persecution by local police that has prevented them from worshipping freely in their own church buildings, the independent Zimbabwe news agency ZimOnline has reported....

December 27, 2009

The archbishops of Canterbury and York have condemned the recent resurgence of police intimidation of Anglicans in Zimbabwe. Churchgoers, including clergy and local bishops, have been barred from entering their churches and threatened with arrest and violence. "We condemn unequivocally any move...

October 27, 2009

An alliance of Christians in Zimbabwe has appealed to Southern African regional leaders to take action to salvage the country's power-sharing government and prevent bloodshed after Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai suspended contact with President Robert Mugabe and his party.

"We, the...

August 12, 2009

A grouping of church organizations and Christian leaders in Zimbabwe has called for the creation of a commission to hear cases of political violence and determine punishment for perpetrators, and compensation for victims.

"Those involved in the designing, targeting, coordination and...

July 29, 2009

Zimbabwean Anglicans are urging their new leader to reconcile the embattled Diocese of Harare which has been locked in a battle with excommunicated former bishop Nolbert Kunonga, a close supporter of Robert Mugabe, the country's president.   The new bishop of the Harare diocese, the Rt. Rev....

June 22, 2009

Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was forced to abandon his speech at Southwark Anglican Cathedral in London on June 20 as ex-pats from the southern African country jeered at his suggestion that they return to their homeland and help to rebuild their ailing nation.

The dean and...

June 17, 2009

Zimbabwe's prime minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, is to address Zimbabweans living in exile in Britain, including Christian leaders, when he visits London on June 20 to brief them about the situation in the beleaguered southern African state.

Tsvangirai was sworn in as prime minister of...

April 2, 2009

Zimbabwe's home affairs ministers have summoned Harare's two feuding Anglican bishops following clashes over control of the church during which police fired teargas and arrested seven people.

"Government is worried about the disagreements in the Anglican church," said Giles Mutsekwa,...

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