Zimbabwe

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June 9, 2008

Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, who has just returned to Cape Town after a visit to Zimbabwe, said June 8 that the levels of intimidation in the country underlined "the crucial importance" of deploying large numbers of international election monitors.

"There is no doubt that Zimbabwe...

June 8, 2008

The Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE, bishop of the Diocese of Massachusetts says it was "a privilege" to spend a week with Anglican Zimbabweans in the Diocese of Harare, which encompasses the nation's capital and outlying areas. "Zimbabweans are a gentle people of tremendous resilience," Shaw...

June 6, 2008

Bishop M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE, of the Diocese of Massachusetts, visited Harare, Zimbabwe, between May 26 and June 3, on behalf of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori at the invitation of Bishop Sebastian Bakare of Harare to witness the ongoing religious and political violence among the...

May 22, 2008

Bishop Sebastian Bakare of the Anglican Diocese of Harare, Zimbabwe, has issued a statement condemning the "brutality" of the local police who have repeatedly persecuted and assaulted Anglicans in an attempt to stop them from attending Sunday church services.

Presiding Bishop Katharine...

May 6, 2008

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori issued a statement May 6 on the political and humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe, calling for all Episcopalians to advocate for an international response.

Robert Mugabe's government, she says, has engaged in a "systematic repression of human rights...

April 9, 2008

South African churches have urged their President Thabo Mbeki to work vigorously to get Zimbabwe to release full election results without delay, while Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu says Robert Mugabe can still redeem himself by stepping down as president.

"The...

December 10, 2007

The Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, cut into pieces his clerical "dog collar" on a television program broadcast by the BBC to the world, and the Uganda-born cleric vowed he would not replace it until Robert Mugabe is no longer president of Zimbabwe. Sentamu was himself a refugee from the...

September 26, 2007

Bishop Nolbert Kunonga of Harare in Zimbabwe should resign his post following his attempt to withdraw his diocese from the Anglican Communion's Central Africa Province. This is due to his opposition to the granting of what Kunonga described as "Christian rights" to homosexual Christians, says...

May 14, 2007

The World Student Christian Federation (WSCF) has said it is deeply concerned about the welfare of two student Christian leaders in Zimbabwe who are being held in police custody.

Prosper Munatsi, who heads a branch of the Student Christian Movement of Zimbabwe (SCMZ) at Harare's...

May 6, 2007

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has spoken publicly about his failed attempts to use Anglican community resources in southern Africa to send food to starving Zimbabweans.

 

At a May 1 meeting held at the Royal Institute for International Affairs in London,...

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