Archbishop of Canterbury visits refugee camp in Rwanda

first_imgArchbishop of Canterbury visits refugee camp in Rwanda Posted Mar 8, 2016 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Archbishops Onesphore Rwaje of Rwanda and Justin Welby of Canterbury lead a worship service at the Mahama refugee camp Kibungo. Photo: Lambeth Palace[Lambeth Palace] The Archbishop of Canterbury visited a refugee camp in Rwanda on March 6, after a three-day visit to Burundi to show solidarity with Anglicans and pray for peace and reconciliation. Archbishop Justin Welby toured the Mahama Camp in the Kibungo Diocese of Rwanda, where almost 50,000 refugees – all from Burundi – have fled.The Archbishop, together with Archbishop Onesphore Rwaje, the Archbishop of Rwanda, briefly toured the camp and then participated in a service for the refugees.Mahama Camp is the UNHCR’s newest camp in Rwanda and in only four months since opening in April 2015 has become the country’s largest camp.Archbishop Justin made the visit during a trip to Burundi to show solidarity with Anglicans and pray for peace and reconciliation in the country amid its ongoing political crisis.Click here for a news report from the BBC’s Caroline Wyatt about Archbishop Welby’s visit to Burundi. Submit an Event Listing Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Hopkinsville, KY Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Tags In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Washington, DC Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Martinsville, VA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Youth Minister Lorton, VA Press Release Service Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Associate Rector Columbus, GA TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Bath, NC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Refugees Migration & Resettlement Anglican Communion, Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Africa, Rector Albany, NY An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Collierville, TN Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Shreveport, LA Submit a Job Listing Rector Pittsburgh, PA Featured Events Curate Diocese of Nebraska Submit a Press Release Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Belleville, IL Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Tampa, FL Director of Music Morristown, NJlast_img read more