Church Leaders Call on Zimbabwe to End Persecution

The Anglican Archbishops of Canterbury, England, Central Africa, Southern Africa and Tanzania have handed President Robert Mugabe a Dossier of Abuses Committed Against the Anglican Dioceses of Zimbabwe.

Archbishop Rowan Williams, head of the Anglican Church, at a school during his visit to Central Africa. He later urged President Mugabe to end the persecution of the church in Zimbabwe.

Documents

  • Zimbabwe:  Archbishop Speaks Out About 'Greed and Violence' (document)

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, 10 October 2011

    The Archbishop of Canterbury today preached a sermon to a packed sports stadium in Harare where over 15,000 Anglicans had gathered for a Eucharist, travelling from all over the ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Anglicans Must Reunite (opinion)

    The Herald, 10 October 2011

    The head of 75 million or so Anglicans worldwide, Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams drove into Harare on Sunday and many are asking if he will be shocked by the state of ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  The Anglican Archbishop's Doomed Mission to Heal Country's Divided Church (opinion)

    Daily Maverick, 10 October 2011

    Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams' trip to Zimbabwe, part of a nine-day tour of Southern Africa that began on Thursday, is no ordinary clerical visit. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe to Press Anglican Archbishop on Homosexuality

    Radio France Internationale, 9 October 2011

    The Anglican world's spiritual leader, Rowan Williams, visited Harare, Zimbabwe on Sunday, in the second and most contentious stop on his three-nation African tour. Zimbabwe's ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Anglican Leader Jets in

    The Herald, 9 October 2011

    THE Archbishop of Canterbury and central figure in the Anglican communion Dr Rowan Williams arrived in Harare yesterday and led the celebration of a mass at the City Sports Centre ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Archbishop of Canterbury Visit Sparks Controversy

    Financial Gazette, 6 October 2011

    THE Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, the leader of the Anglican Church, is expected in Harare on Sunday in what his followers claim is a pastoral visit although many ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Kunonga Speaks On Anglican Chaos

    Zimbabwe Standard, 1 October 2011

    EXCOMMUNICATED Anglican bishop Nolbert Kunonga says those who are against his leadership have "donated" the church's properties to God. Thousands of Anglican followers across the ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  I'm Not a ZANU-PF Puppet - Archbishop Kunonga

    The Herald, 30 September 2011

    Anglican Archbishop Nolbert Kunonga says he is not a Zanu-PF puppet and described the intended visit by the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams as a propaganda mission to ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Southern Africa Bishops Support Anglicans in Zimbabwe, Primate Heading to Harare

    Anglican Communion News Service, 29 September 2011

    Southern Africa's Bishops have reaffirmed their support for Anglicans in Zimbabwe, as Archbishop Thabo Makgoba prepares to accompany the Archbishop of Canterbury on his pastoral ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Regional Anglican Bishops Express Solidarity With Zim

    SW Radio Africa, 30 September 2011

    Anglican Bishops from the Southern Africa region have reaffirmed their support for clergy and parishioners of the Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) in Zimbabwe, who ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Anglican Evictions Turn Nasty

    Zimbabwe Standard, 18 September 2011

    Veronica Murombedzi sits aimlessly in the overcrowded kitchen and ponders her next move. Most of her family's belongings, from kitchen utensils, sofas, bed, TV and radio sets are ... read more »