Friday, July 16, 2010

Face to Faith

"Don't forget us" say Zimbabwean Christians

As I left the Anglican church in a suburb of Harare, my Zimbabwean host said: "Don't forget us." Yet the persecution of Anglicans in the diocese of Harare, which is spreading, is being seen and remembered by few Christian communities across the world. My hosts do not worship in the fine building that was built by the Anglicans themselves – some told me that they even made the bricks with their own hands, freely and willingly giving their labour as a gift to God – but in a colourful marquee in a supporter's garden. READ FULL TEXT HERE Brian Castle, The Guardian, Saturday 10 July 2010