Thinking Anglicans

Kunonga: latest spree

Updated Friday

From the Telegraph a report by Peta Thorneycroft Mugabe bishop accused over ‘spree’:

The Anglican Bishop of Harare has cancelled church services on Sunday to mark the occasion of his wedding anniversary and instructed clergy and congregations to contribute gifts and food to his party…

The Church Times has a more detailed report on this by Pat Ashworth Kunonga tells churches to close on his anniversary.

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laurence roberts
laurence roberts
15 years ago

No celibacy for him, then ?!

Whatever became of the Lord’s Day ? Having been raised a Sabbatarian, my relatives of those days would be turning in their graves. Hardly seems very scriptural or evangelical. I do like folks to choose for themselves and not be dictated to by clergy.

New Here
New Here
15 years ago

I’m so glad these virtuous, orthodox Africans are coming to teach us benighted westerners how to be proper Christians.

Leonardo Ricardo
15 years ago

Flaw la la la la, la la la la…what’a feast/fleece day I tell ya!

David Rowett (= mynsterpreost)
David Rowett (= mynsterpreost)
15 years ago

Well, I/we celebrated our 30th anniversary last Monday (good timing, eh – had we waited a week to marry, our Significant Anniversaries would have fallen on September 11th) but I refrained from cancelling the liturgy. But (with unusual fairness) +Harare isn’t the sort of person I can imagine any Christian, even ++Abuja finding acceptable. Perhaps the biggest concern is the supine attitude which Mr Malango has taken towards +Harare, which surely undermines any moral authority which he (= Mr Malango) may have had, and which cannot but help undermine any pronouncement he makes on any issue within the church. Perhaps… Read more »

Fr. Harun
Fr. Harun
12 years ago

In the case of Bishop Kunonga of Zimbabwe all right thinking anglicans of whatever shade know he has gone overboard. I would rather have Gene Robinson that Bishop Kunonga – and I am a black African.

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