- Sep 21, 2020
Catholic and Anglican leaders are urging dialogue to prevent the outbreak of the sort of violence in Kenya which left over 1,300 people dead, and displaced hundreds of thousands of others, after the 2007 election.
Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of the capital Kampala has urged Ugandans to “resist the bad politics” prevailing under President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled the East African country since 1986.
In many ways, the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion are on closer terms than they have ever been in their history. Despite this relationship, the situation for Anglo-Catholics in the Church of England itself is getting worse: An Anglo-Catholic bishop withdrew his nomination as the Anglican Bishop of Sheffield due to protests over his opposition to the ordination of women.
An Australian Anglican bishop announced his resignation Thursday, citing systemic practices in some sections of the church that enabled “horrendous crimes against children.” The bishop, who was sexually molested as a teenager, quit only a day before the royal commission’s final hearing on clerical sex abuse.