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Interim bishop for Manicaland after Jakazi excommunicated

by Pat Ashworth

THE BISHOP of Manicaland, the Rt Revd Elson Jakazi, has been excommunicated for committing schism — the same action that was taken against the deposed former Bishop of Harare, Nolbert Kunonga (News, 23 May).

Elson Jakazi was elected Bishop in 2006, after an election that had been postponed because of vote-rigging. Mr Jakazi joined Mr Kunonga in withdrawing his diocese from the Province and attempting to set up his own in ...

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