President Nelson Mandela’s Wish for the 21st Century

Nelson Mandela smiles on the Parliament of World Religions in Cape Town, South Africa, December 5, 1999. That evening, the world leader shook the souls of thousands with a soaring oration on the changing global family approaching a new millennium. Critical junctures faced humanity that still persist 19 years later. President Nelson Mandela’s Wish for … Continue reading “President Nelson Mandela’s Wish for the 21st Century”

Defending Nelson Mandela’s legacy

  By Abp Thabo Makgoba 18 July 2018 As the world marks what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, looks back on his achievements and the example it gives to people today. Today we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Madiba’s birth. As Christians, we know that our … Continue reading “Defending Nelson Mandela’s legacy”

Archbishop of Cape Town marks anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s first speech as a free man

Posted on: February 13, 2018 The spot at Bishopcourt – the official residence of the Archbishops of Cape Town – where Nelson Mandela first addressed the world’s media as a freeman, has been marked with a commemorative plaque. Nelson Mandela was released from prison after 27 years of captivity on 11 February 1990. He spent … Continue reading “Archbishop of Cape Town marks anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s first speech as a free man”

Young Anglicans in South Africa create garden on ‘Mandela Day’

Posted on: July 19, 2017 Photo Credit: GreenAnglicans Young people from a parish in a suburb of Cape Town have cultivated a garden at their church as a way of remembering Nelson Mandela on what was his birthday, July 18th. Nelson Mandela International Day commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa … Continue reading “Young Anglicans in South Africa create garden on ‘Mandela Day’”

Latest edition of Anglican World : Archbishop Thabo reflects on ministering to Madiba

Posted on: June 30, 2017 Photo Credit: ACNS The Archbishop of Cape Town has been telling Anglican World magazine how his faith was deepened – by the memorable experience of ministering to Nelson Mandela, in the last few years of the former president’s life. Archbishop Thabo Makgoba is bringing out a book on this shortly … Continue reading “Latest edition of Anglican World : Archbishop Thabo reflects on ministering to Madiba”