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Justin Welby Inaugurates Anglican Province In Sudan

Archbishop Ezekiel Kondo

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has inaugurated a 39th province of the worldwide Anglican Communion in Sudan.

The service was held in the nation’s capital of Khartoum on Sunday.

His Grace Archbishop Ezekiel Kondo will lead the province. Justin Welby called it a “joy and privilege” to preside over the ceremony and deemed it a “new beginning” for Christians in the predominantly Muslim nation.

The new province was created after the province of South Sudan, which has a predominantly Christian population, requested it.

Since the creation of South Sudan six years ago, the Sudanese Anglican church was controlled from Juba, the capital of South Sudan.

The split has been in the works since April 2016 when the Anglican Consecutive Council sent a team to Sudan to check if a new province would be pliable.

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SOURCE: Premier
Tola Mbakwe

Anglican CommunionArchbishop of CanterburyChristiansEzekiel KondoJustin WelbyKhartoumsouth sudanSudan

BCNN1 • August 1, 2017


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