Thursday, 26 April 2007

Williams 'failed to knock sense into Zimbabwean bishops'

British Anglicans are almost as stunned as their counterparts in Zimbabwe that the Archbishop of Canterbury's attempts to knock sense into their heads of church leaders in Harare's much-troubled province have come to naught.

Following a meeting of the Central African Episcopal Synod during the week of 'celebrations' marking Zimbabwe's 27th anniversary of Independence, 14 Anglican bishops issued a messagethat was broadly supportive of the Mugabe government, sharply contrasting with an earlier call by Roman Catholic leaders for the disgraced 83- year old head of state to step down. Read more

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