[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Church of Uganda adopted a 10-year master strategic plan when its Provincial Assembly held its biennial meeting last month in Mukono. Over the next decade, the Church will focus on mission, socio-economic issues, community engagement, and the institution to “make the Church more vibrant and focused on the critical areas[…]

[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, has turned to social media to thank well-wishers after he was once-again hospitalised. Archbishop Tutu was discharged from hospital on Wednesday after a three-week stay, which included surgery to treat a series of recurring infections. On Saturday he was re-admitted as a precaution[…]

Source: www.anglicannews.org | [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The President and Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo headed a list of dignitaries at the installation of the new Archbishop of the Province de L’Eglise Anglicane Du Congo – the Anglican Church in the Congo – yesterday. Archbishop Masimango Katanda, the former Bishop of Kindu,[…]

Source: anglicannews.org [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The former general secretary of the Anglican mission agency Crosslinks, Bishop John Ball, has died at the age of 81 after a period of illness, his family have announced. During his ministry, John Ball served as the assistant bishop of the Diocese of Central Tanganyika, part of the Anglican Church[…]

East African choirs unite to support regional peace

Source: anglicannews.org | [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] Cathedral choirs from around east Africa descended on Kigali, Rwanda, last week for a celebration of Christian music and to enhance “regional peace, integration and cooperation.” Kigali’s St Etienne Cathedral was host to 10 cathedral choirs for the One Song festival, which took place in the cathedral and[…]

Source: churchofuganda.org The Rev. Canon Michael Lubowa  has been elected the next Bishop of Central Buganda Diocese. He will be consecrated and enthroned as Bishop on 29th January 2017 at St. John’s Cathedral, Kasaka, Gomba-Mpigi. Canon Lubowa is the third born of eleven children of retired Bishop George and Edith Sinabulya, the first Bishop of Central[…]