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Diocese of Southwark - Woolwich Area Mission Team
The Bishop of Manicaland, Dr Sebastian Bakare, is currently president of the Zimbabwe Council of Churches, and has taken a very public front against the arbitrary cruelties of the Mugabe regime.
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The Christian Challenge - CHALLENGE ONLINE
Armed police broke up rival worship services recently, arresting three priests and a number of lay leaders loyal to the "official" Acting Bishop of Harare, Sebastian Bakare.
In an unprecedented intervention, the Archbishop of Canterbury denounced '"unequivocally the use of state machinery to intimidate opponents of the deposed bishop of Harare
," and declared his
support for Dr. Bakare
and the Province of Central Africa in the dispute.
At St James Church in the suburb of Warren Park, 16 parishioners loyal to Bishop Bakare were arrested, as was a priest at the parish in Marlborough, while worshippers at Harare's Cathedral loyal to the establishment province were given ten minutes to vacate the parish hall or be jailed for unlawful assembly.
At least three priests and an ...
At least three priests and an unknown number of parishioners were arrested on Sunday after the police disrupted several church services held by priests aligned to Bishop Sebastian Bakare, the newly appointed Anglican head of the Harare Diocese.
Last week about twenty parishes in Harare decided to hold their own services, acknowledging Bakare
as the officially appointed leader.In elections held at parishes in Avondale, Borrowdale and Glen View, Bakare
received 498 votes and Kunonga just 4.
At the main St Mary's Cathedral in Harare, it is reported that chaos broke out during a service held by Bakare
, after Kunonga and some supporters burst in.
Two services had been taking place, with Kunonga in the main cathedral and Bakare
in a smaller hall.
The disruption brought parishioners head to head and police intervened, allegedly arresting only those aligned to Bakare