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Pastor Mugabe: Harare, fast for the 30 incarcerated MDC-T members

November 5, 2012
Outspoken pastor Wilson Mugabe, Director of Christian Action Trust, has encouraged Harare residents to spare a day to fast for the 30 incarcerated MDC-T members. Some of the MDC-T members have been in remand prison for 18 months awaiting trial. “It is important to spare a day together as Harare province or ...

Christian Alliance warns about Zanu-PF’s draft constitution

September 28, 2012
A group of churches has warned that Zanu-PF’s constitution draft will cause bloodshed if taken to a referendum together with the one that was drafted by a Constitutional Select Committee (Copac). A representative of Christian Alliance, Reverend Useni Sibanda, said it feared the repeatition of the violence that occured during ...

Bright Matonga partners with church leaders for gospel of peace

September 17, 2012
Zanu-PF Mhondoro-Ngezi Member of Parliament, Bright Matonga, is partnering with various church leaders in his constituency preaching the gospel of peace ahead of elections likely to be held next year. “Basically the meeting was meant to encourage communities not to fight. We are preaching the message of peace and sensitizing ...

Pentecostals and Evangelicals draw attention to Copac and homosexuality

September 15, 2012
Churches have vowed to mobilise their followers countrywide to vote against the draft Constitution at the referendum if the document does not outlaw homosexuality and same-sex marriages. This follows revelations by Copac co-chairperson Munyaradzi Paul Mangwana that Copac deliberately left the draft vague on homosexuality after failing to agree on whether ...

Anglican bishops in dismay over Kunonga’s moves in Masvingo diocese

September 4, 2012
Anglican bishops have expressed their dismay over the continued harassment of their church members in Masvingo province by Nolbert Kunonga. They said Anglican members are being banned from some of their institutions especially Dangaremombe mission in Chivhu. In a letter the bishops said that their members are being evicted from ...

Churches speak out on draft constitution

September 3, 2012
Zimbabwe Christian Alliance, a grouping of churches in the country, says it is concerned with the delays in the finalization of the constitution-making process. ZCA argues the Constitution Parliamentary Committee (COPAC) should waive the second all-stakeholders’ conference and take the supreme law draft to a referendum to avoid further delays. ...

St John Apostolic Church bishop: Tsvangirai needs to learn Zimbabwe’s recent history

August 27, 2012
Mhondoro-Sydney Mabhiza, Bishop of the St John Apostolic Church (one of Zimbabwe’s African Initiated Churches), abused the pulpit earlier this month to attack Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai saluting him as a “tea boy.” Speaking at a conference that was held in Madzongwe village in Mubaira, Mabhiza, who is also a war ...

What a graduate of the UZ medical school thinks of the ‘salvation’ from the white Howard Hospital doctor

August 22, 2012
Unless you have been living in a cave the past month or so, you most likely have come across news that Salvation Army‘s Dr. Paul Thistle who through his dedicated service for the past 16 years has endeared himself to the community of Chiweshe (Mashonaland Central) in particular, will be leaving Howard ...

US report: no change in Zimbabwean government’s stance on religious freedom

August 13, 2012
The 2011 International Religious Freedom Report by the United States government showcased evidence that Zimbabwe’s inclusive government of continuing to politically intimidate and harass religious leaders critical of its policies. “The government did not demonstrate a trend towards either improvement or deterioration in respect for and protection of the right to ...

Kunonga blocks Anglicans at Bernard Mizeki shrine. Again

July 21, 2012
The former Anglican bishop of Harare Nolbert Kunonga has once again blocked Anglican pilgrims from worshiping at the shrine of Bernard Mizeki. With backing from the police, Dr. Nolbert Kunonga last month refused to allow members of the Church of the Province of Central Africa to worship at the shrine ...
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