Former Anglican Church archbishop passes away

Former Anglican Church of Tanzania archbishop John Acland Ramadhani has died aged 90.

His death was confirmed by the presiding Archbishop Maimbo Mndolwa saying that the cleric passed away on Monday (12 September, 2022) at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam where he was receiving treatments.

According to the statement, he worked as bishop of Diocese of Zanzibar and Tanga from 1980 to 2000 where after splitting of the diocese, he served as an interim Bishop of Zanzibar before retiring in 2002.

However, from 1984 to 1998 he served as archbishop and primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania.

Bishop Mndolwa extended his sincere condolences to family members close relatives and believers of the church saying that further information regarding to funeral procedures will be shared.

“We extend our condolences to the family of Father Bishop Ramadhani, Christians, the diocese of Zanzibar and the whole church in general for this loss,” Bichop Mndolwa said.

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