Dean Michael Weeder of the Anglican St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town has called for the urgent completion of investigations into alleged corruption, especially with regard to the procurement of Personal Protective Equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic. He was speaking ahead of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa’s 150th anniversary[…]
Former Anglican reverend June Dolley-Major has ended her week long hunger strike for now, but will not be deterred in her pursuit of justice. The ordained minister staged a hunger strike to draw attention to her alleged rape by a priest in Grahamstown in 2002, after accusing the church of[…]
The wealthy must stop turning poor people into ”refugees in their own town’, said Cape Town’s Anglican Church, as it threw its weight behind Woodstock’s soon-to-be-evicted Bromwell Street residents. ”It is shocking that the poor have to resort to the courts to fight for their democratic right to a home[…]
Anglican priest Reverend June Major has put an end to her hunger strike, after abstaining from food and drink for six days. Major decided to stop her voluntary starvation after Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba visited her yesterday in Zonnebloem, where she had been living on the street for[…]
A well-known pro-Palestinian activist and member of the Christian clergy has raised concern with Rev June Major’s hunger strike, accusing her of misconstruing her personal issues with the Anglican Diocese with her fight for the Palestinian cause. Reverend Edwin Arrison, a member of the National Coalition for Palestine (NC4P), was[…]
Community members rallying behind a Cape Town woman on a hunger strike say they are disappointed with the clergy’s lack of support for her plight. Reverend June Major, well known in Palestinian solidarity circles, is on day four of a hunger strike. While her body has begun to show signs[…]
Cape Town reverend June Major is on day three of a hunger strike, aimed at protesting the Anglican issues. Major claims she was fired from the Anglican Diocese, allegedly for her activity in the Palestinian solidarity movement. But she has brought to light allegations of abuse in the church, which[…]
A reverend in the Anglican Church in Cape Town and an active member of the Action Forum for Palestine has embarked on a hunger strike in Zonnebloem. Reverend June Major claims she was fired by the church for her ardent support of Palestine and she is now unable to find[…]
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