Southern Africa Demurs

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa’s Provincial Synod declines to approve blessings for same-sex couples.

Makgoba Honors Mandela

Archbishop of Cape Town praises the former president’s vision of a “new, united, democratic, non-racial South Africa.”

Makgoba Hails Tutu’s Prize

“Archbishop Desmond is one of the spiritual giants of our times — though he will tease me for saying so.”

++Makgoba Praises Covenant

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba writes: “None of us, as individuals or churches, can see ourselves as self-determining.”

Archbishop Makgoba Renews Covenant Support

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba writes: “It concerns me greatly that, from what I read online and elsewhere, and from the responses I received to the article I wrote for The Living Church last year, too much of the debate around the Covenant seems to have lost sight of our true context.”