Thursday, September 24, 2020

Never Lose Sight Of God, In The Midst Of Troubles – Archbishop Egbunu

During this period of lockdown and amidst the difficulties brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, Christians have been charged to not allow the suffering of this present time and the challenges they face in life to become all that they see, and cause them to shift their focus from who God is, what He...

ACC-17 — a foretaste of Lambeth 2020?

At the end of April (2019) two church bodies met, the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-17) in Hong Kong and the Gafcon Primates in Sydney. The Gafcon Primates published a Communiqué of their meeting. The ACC does not normally produce a summary document and so one has to rely on church news services (here and here), which...

PASTORAL STATEMENT ON ZIMBABWE BY ARCHBISHOP CHAMA

As Primate of the Church of the Province of Central Africa and Chair of the Council of African Provinces in Africa, I write to express our concerns as a Church over the recent political situation in Zimbabwe. We have received messages and calls from the Primates of the Anglican Church worldwide and also from...

Gafcon – Ireland Pushes Back Against Claims it is Un-Anglican

A letter printed in the Irish Times in response to the open letter from liberal Irish clergy urging the Irish bishops to reject the election of David McClay as Bishop of Down and Dromore due to his support of GAFCON. Sir, – It saddens me that once again The Irish Times has allowed its pages...

LUSOPHONE NETWORK WORK TOWARDS ANNUAL ANGLICAN COMMUNION-WIDE DAY OF PRAYER

Delegates at the Lusophone Network meeting in Porto have set out plans to focus on four key areas as they seek to develop the group. And they want to create a Lusophone Network Day of Prayer across the Communion – on the last Sunday of the Church year, the Feast of Christ the King. The...

Diocese of Lagos 2020 Synod Ends With Massive Turnout of Bishops

The just concluded 2nd session of the 34th Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Lagos held at Our Saviour’s Church, Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos and presided over by the Lord Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos, the Rt. Rev Dr. Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye was an epoch making event as it was graced by 48 Bishops...

What Would We Have Learnt After The Pandemic?- Bishop Fagbemi

We are definitely living in trying times and for many the future is uncertain. All over the world, many have died as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and even closer to home here in Nigeria many people have also died. Perhaps a most popular figure thus far in government is the Chief of...

2020 Democracy Day: Primate Ndukuba Tasks Leaders To Take Governance And Development To The Grassroots

BY NGOZI ADIGHIBE It is the 21st year since Nigeria adopted the Democratic system of government, and as the nation celebrates, the Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, the Most Rev’d Henry Ndukuba has called on the Federal Government to grant autonomy to the Local Government. Primate Ndukuba who made this call in an...

PRESIDING BISHOP DELIVERS MESSAGE FROM PRIMATES ON NEVADA SHOOTING

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and the Primates of the Anglican Communion prayed to honor the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. More than 50 people were killed and more than 500 were injured in a shooting on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday evening, marking the worst mass shooting...

COVID-19: Lagos Diocese Donates Relief Materials And Medical Items To Lagos State Government

The Diocese of Lagos Church of Nigeria(Anglican Communion) under its diocesan, Rt. Rev'd Humphrey B. Olumakaiye has donated a relief materials, medical and a sum of N5m as part of its support to the Lagos State Government in its fight to contain the globally ravaging effect of Coronavirus on the residents of the state...

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