Church of the Province of West Africa

 

Sierra Leone parish emerges from the ruins of civil war

Thirteen years after the close of the Sierra Leone civil the Diocese of Freetown has reconsecrated St Simon & St Jude parish church in Tombo

 

African church leaders call for govt action to stop Mediterranean migrations

"We encourage African youth to stay in their home countries and work hard to earn their daily keep. They must not assume that Europe and other places outside Africa guarantee automatic comforts and pleasure."

 

Archbishop calls for united war on drugs

The Archbishop of the Church of the Province of West Africa has criticized politicians in Ghana for using the arrest of a smuggler caught with 12kg of cocaine at Heathrow Airport a

 

Ebola survivors in need

Christian Aid has joined the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to distribute essential household items to Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone.

 

Ebola kills Anglican doctor in Sierra Leone

The West African Ebola outbreak has claimed the life of an Anglican doctor

 

Ebola prayers for West Africa

The Primate of the Church of the Province of West Africa has asked Christians to observe one Sunday as “Ebola Sunday” and to pray for God’s blessing and healing of those afflicted

 

New West African archbishop urges govt to ban gay marriage

The Bishop of Liberia, the Rt. Rev. Jonathan Hart, has been elected Metropolitan Archbishop of West Africa in succession to the late Archbishop Tilewa Johnson of The Gambia.

 

Archbishop of Ghana to lead Church of the Province of West Africa

The Archbishop of Ghana, the Most Rev. Daniel Sarfo, Bishop of Kumasi, has succeeded to the post of Primate of the Church of the Province of West Africa.

 

Celibacy in marriage is a sin, Bishop tells Mothers Union

Women who withhold sexual congress with their husbands are sinning against God and their husbands, a Ghanian bishop said last week. 

 

Archbishop of Canterbury's statement on the death of the Archbishop of West Africa

The Archbishop of Canterbury has expressed his shock and sadness at the sudden death yesterday of the Archbishop and Primate of the Church of the Province of West Africa, the Most Revd Tilewa Johns

 

Archbishop of West Africa dead

West African Archbishop Tilewa Johnson died suddenly of an apparent heart attack yesterday whilst playing tennis. He was 59.

 

Forgive those who kill and torture us, West African archbishop tells flock

The Primate of the Church of the Province of West Africa, the Most Rev. Tilewa Johnson, Bishop of the Gambia, has urged Christians to emulate their savior and respond to persecution with love. "True forgiveness does not come easily, and does not even recall past wrongs – however awful these may be. I firmly believe it comes only as a gift from God. This in turn allows the peace and joy only God can give."