Anglican Church of Kenya

Anglican Church of Kenya

The Anglican Church of Kenya ( Anglican Church of Kenya ) is a member church of the Anglican Communion. Originated from the missions of the 19th century, it formed together with Tanzania since 1960 the province of East Africa, but it came in 1970 to a separation in the provinces of Kenya and Tanzania.

The highest authority of this church is the provincial synod, which is also subject to the Archbishop of the Diocese of All Saints Cathedral has its headquarters since 2002. Overall, the church has 29 dioceses. Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya is currently Eliud Wabukala.

The Church of Kenya is part of the conservative majority of Anglican churches that rejected the ordination of homosexual Gene Robinson as bishop. She explained the communion with the Episcopal Church of the United States of America ended.

Archbishops of Kenya

  • Festo Olang, 1970-1980
  • Manasses Kuria, 1980-1994
  • David Mukuba Gitari, 1997-2002
  • Benjamin M. Nzimbi, 2002-2009
  • Eliud Wabukala, 2009- today
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