Anglican Church of Southern Africa


Canterbury issues statement of support for Cape Town

Justin Welby offers support for Thabo Makgoba in the Cape Town archbishop's dispute with SA President Jacob Zuma


Christmas sermon from the Archbishop of Cape Town

Welcome to each and every one of you: I am glad you are all here, on this most holy night!

Rowan Williams to give the first annual Beetge lecture in South Africa

Lecture series established in honor of the late Bishop of the Highveld, the Rt. Rev. David Beetge


African National Congress denounces bishops support of student protestors

ANC charges the support lent by the bishops of Pretoria and Johannesburg to the student protestors fomented violence


Liberal SA clergy promise to defy synod after it rejects gay blessings

Some clergy to go ahead with gay blessings, though synod leaders see homosexuality as "unnatural"


Cape Town archbishop backs country's embattled finance minister

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has published an open letter to SA Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan offering his prayers and full support along with those of “people of faith” across the country.


SA episcopal election fails to select candidate

House of Bishops to appoint next bishop of the Diocese of Christ the King


Luke Pato consecrated as Bishop of Namibia

The former Provincial Executive Officer of the Anglican Church in Southern Africa has been consecrated the Bishop of Namibia. On 7 May 2016 the Rt. Rev.


Calls for Zuma to resign

The former Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Rev. Njongonkulu Ndungane, has called for South African President Jacob Zuma to step down.


Cape Town archbishop denounces govt corruption

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba today called for a “tsunami of truth-telling” about corrupt influence-peddling on government by business interests.

Archbishop of Cape Town's Easter Sermon

Sermon on Luke 24:1-9 given by Archbishop Thabo Makgoba at the Easter Vigil at St George's Cathedral in Cape Town 26 March 2016


Cape Town archbishop letter following SA House of Bishops meeting

I am writing to you just as we complete the February meeting of the Synod of Bishops, where we continued to travel together as we wrestled with our episcopal leadership of the Church.