Despite recent troubles, faithful in Pakistan enter Holy Week with a sense of hope


For the Anglican Catholic Church in Pakistan, 2015 started on a hopeful note.  After months of planning, Father Mushtaq Andrew received a visa to travel to South Africa, where he was to be consecrated as the ACC's Bishop of Lahore.  On February 13th of this year, he knelt before...

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New bishops consecrated for South Africa and Pakistan


Late last month two new bishops were consecrated for rapidly growing areas in the Anglican Catholic Church.  On the Feast of St. Kentigern, in the parish church of Ngqamakhwe, Transkei, Archbishop Mark Haverland was joined by Bishops Alan Kenyon-Hoare and Solomzi Mentjies in consecrating...

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ACC clergy help refugees overcome hurdles in South Africa


Christianity in Ethiopia is as ancient as the scripture itself, with the eunuch who met Philip on the road to Gaza being the first known convert.  Though the ACC has no formal presence in Ethiopia today, the Missionary Diocese of South Africa (MDSA) has hundreds of Ethiopians among its...

Tagged: ethiopia, refugees, political asylum, diocese of south africa

Bishops encourage the faithful to remember ACC Mission Society in year-end giving


Earlier this month, the Provincial Office authorized an end of year fund drive for the Missionary Society of St. Paul.  The Society, which is currently working in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and South America, uses income from donations to support orphanages, schools, water projects,...

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Continuing Bishops meet to discuss Clergy Education Plan


Bishops from four Continuing Anglican jurisdictions met in Athens, Georgia last week to discuss the issue of clergy education and training.  Called by Archbishop Brian Marsh of the Anglican Church in America, the meeting included representatives from the Anglican Catholic Church, the...

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