Africa's largest Christian grouping, the All Africa Conference of Churches, has pledged to "pray for an end to illegitimate rule in Zimbabwe", after a heated debate at its conference in neighbouring Mozambique.
Bishop Levee Kadenge says the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has crippled the nation. The bishop says his country is ‘under siege and full of distress’. Bishop Kadenge is the national convenor of the Zimbabwe Christian Alliance, which is supported by Christian Aid.
Six global church organizations have called for effective protection of the right to life, dignity and democracy of the people of Zimbabwe criticizing the stance of the Southern African Development Community on the political deadlock.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has praised the Anglican bishop of Harare, the Rt Rev Sebastian Bakare, for tackling injustices in his country and also for speaking against corruption within his own church.
Church leaders in Zimbabwe are starting a process of self-examination and change which will enable them to take up a significant role in the reconstruction of their country alongside other civil society organisations.
Jenni Williams and Magodonga Mahlangu, from Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA), a community organization working for empowerment, were released from Mlondolozi Prison on Thursday 6 November, three weeks to the day they were arrested.
The Methodist Church in Britain is warning that the humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe is likely to worsen over the coming months - and is inviting Christians is these islands to support the people there materially and spiritually.