Bishop of Zululand, Monument Makhanya, steps down after sexual misconduct allegation

Posted Jan 16, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A bishop in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa has stepped down after being accused of sexual misconduct. The Sunday Times newspaper in Johannesburg reported at the weekend that Bishop Monument Makhanya has decided to stand down at the end of this month after a former deacon in the diocese lodged a complaint of sexual misconduct against him. Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba told the Anglican Communion News Service that he would seek the input of the province’s Synod of Bishops in response to the resignation.

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