In the Churches Blog

Ecumenical Support Services: Church in Zimbabwe faces leadership crisis

September 8, 2011 by William Matsvimbo
Ecumenical Support Services Zimbabwe director Johah Gokova says there is a serious leadership crisis within the Church in Zimbabwe, as religious leaders have largely remained quite in the face of socio-economic and political problems facing the country. Contributing to debate during a recent discussion on the role of the Church ...

Ezra Chitando: Church increasingly playing political role

August 26, 2011 by William Matsvimbo
Professor Ezra Chitando, a religious studies lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe, has said the Church and religion in general are becoming a vehicle to engage government and are increasingly playing a significant role in the country’s political terrain. Speaking at a Southern African Political Economy Series (SAPES) policy dialogue forum on the ...