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Archbishop of York Visits Botswana


8:00am 24th February 2013

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu is to visit the Diocese of Botswana this weekend.  The Archbishop has been invited by the Bishop of Botswana, the Rt Revd. Trevor Mwamba and is to preach at the 40th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service.

At the service which is to be held on 24 February 2013 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Gaborone, the Archbishop will also dedicate a large stained glass in the Lady Chapel honouring the Anglican Communion and will read a letter of greeting from Archbishop Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Dr Sentamu said: “I am looking forward to visiting the Diocese of Botswana and to join them in their celebrations of their 40th anniversary year.  On reaching their 40th anniversary, my message is keep up the good work!”

The Archbishop will be joined by the Archbishop of Central Africa, Albert Chama, as well as Archbishop Khotso Makhulu, Bishop James Tengatenga, Bishop William Mchombo and Bishop Julius Makoni.

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