Source: (By Zadock Amanyisa) Bushenyi — Following a High Court dismissal of the case against Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali that had been brought against him by 11 canons of West Ankole Diocese, the archbishop has said he is still in charge of the Anglican Church of Uganda. “I am the head of Church[…]

Source: Anglican News {Episcopal News Service, by Mary Frances Schjonberg] For many Americans, next Tuesday’s general election (8 November) can’t come soon enough, and not because they’re excited about it. More than half (52 per cent) of American adults report the 2016 election is a very or somewhat significant source of stress, research by the[…]

Church in Wales appoints first female bishop

Source: [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Church in Wales has elected its first female bishop, a little over three years since the Province passed legislation opening the episcopacy to women. The Revd Canon Joanna Penberthy, currently the Rector of Glan Ithon in Llandrindod Wells, in the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon, was elected as the[…]

[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] A court in Egypt has postponed a hearing to determine whether the Episcopal / Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa can regain its independence. Today’s hearing was the first stage of a legal claim to overturn a previous decision which says that the diocese should[…]

[ACNS] Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, the Primate of Nigeria, has said that large communities of people need “a recognisable Anglican presence”. But he said that Anglican churches “have has not come to compete with any Church, because God is one.” He made his comments at the dedication of a new Anglican Church in Galuywi, Abuja. The[…]

Source: | By Rev. Canon. Aaron Mwesigye I read with interest the submission by some Clergy and Christians in West Ankole Diocese accusing the Archbishop of the Church of the province of Uganda for unlawful takeover of their Diocese (Daily Monitor, October 12). As a mature ordained Christian, well wisher and former provincial Secretary of the[…]

Canons sue Bishop Ntagali over diocese takeover

Source: :: By Juliet Kigongo | KAMPALA. The High Court in Kampala has summoned Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanely Ntagali to respond to allegations by eleven canons that he has unlawfully taken over the management of West Ankole Diocese in Bushenyi district. The canons led by Christopher Kisembo accuse Archbishop Ntagali of abusing his[…]

[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Primate of Kenya, Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, has commended the country’s government and opposition leaders for working together to ease tensions ahead of the 2017 general elections. In a “Letter to the Nation” issued at the end of the province’s standing committee meeting, Archbishop Sapit said that the church was[…]

[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Primate of Jerusalem and the Middle East, Archbishop Mouneer Anis, has said that the Anglican church in Tripoli is struggling to survive. In a message on the website of the Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa, the Archbishop explained that the Church of Christ the[…]

Bishop urges churches to invest in young people

[ACNS, by Knowledge Chiwambo and Peter Chipanga] Bishop Alinafe Kalemba of the Anglican diocese of Southern Malawi, part of the Church of the Province of Central Africa, has challenged that unless budgets for youth activities are taken seriously, there will be little progress both at church and nation level. Bishop Kalemba was speaking after blessing[…]