International news briefs for January 30, 2015

GAFCON has called upon Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi of Burundi to repent or resign as chairman of the Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa [CAPA] after he backed an October communiqué supporting the Episcopal Church of the USA. On 22 Jan 2015, Archbishop Eliud Wabukala, the Primate of Kenya released a copy of a letter prepared at the […]

International news briefs December 5, 2014

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 as a political tool to advance their partisan interests. Last week Ruby Appiah, a Ghanaian national, was detained by customs officials after the drugs […]

International news briefs for October 3, 2014

The archbishops of the Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans/GAFCON have pledged their support towards the creation of a second Anglican jurisdiction in England. In a statement released on 22 Sept 2014 the chairman of FCA the Most Rev. Eliud Wabukala, Archbishop of Kenya, observed the “focus of the struggle for biblical faithfulness has shifted from North […]

Keep guns out of church, pleads Kenya’s archbishop

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya has denounced a call by Mombasa clergy that they be given guns to protect themselves from the depredations of criminals and Islamist militants. “As church leaders, we should be on the forefront preaching for peace and reconciliation. Churches are places of worship and not a battlefield,” Archbishop […]

Encouragement for Gafcon from Archbishop Welby

The Archbishop of Canterbury offered his encouragement to the Gafcon conference in Nairobi this week, but stopped short of offering the endorsement of his office to the global Anglican renewal movement. Speaking at two services on 20 October 2013 at All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi, the Most Rev. Justin Welby offered his vision of a […]

Security in place for Gafcon II, archbishop reports

The secretary of the Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans, Dr. Peter Jensen reports that security measures are well in hand to protect participants attending the 21-26 October 2013 Gafcon II conference at All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi. In an interview recorded on 26 September 2013 with Anglican.TV while he was in Nairobi,  Dr. Jensen stated he […]

African outrage over civil partnership decision

Howls of outrage and disbelief from the Anglican Churches of Africa and Asia have greeted last month’s decision by the House of Bishops to end the ban on clergy in gay civil partnerships from being appointed to the episcopate. Archbishops representing a majority of the active members of the Anglican Communion have urged the Church […]

Papal meeting for Anglican conservatives

The leader of the Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans, Archbishop Eliud Wabukala of Kenya, held a private meeting last month at the Vatican with Pope Benedict XVI. On 28 Nov 2012, Archbishop Wabukala, Archbishop Robert Duncan and Bishop Ray Sutton of the Anglican Church in North America, along with a retired bishop from the Church of […]