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EAB PRESS 100626-1
June 26, 2010

Re-election of Archbishop

[EAB Press - Burundi] PRESS RELEASE

To all the Primates and the Provincial Secretaries of the Anglican Communion as well as the Anglican Communion Office, Partners and friends:

This is to inform you that during the last House of Bishops, held in GITEGA on the 23 24 June, 2010 it was unanimously decided to extend the mandate of the Most Reverend Bernard NTAHOTURI as the Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of BURUNDI for another period of five years starting from July 17, 2010.

This was a sign of appreciation for his leadership in collegiality with other brother bishops and the whole staff of the Province.

We request your continued prayers for the Church in BURUNDI, as she witnesses for Christ and endeavours for reconciliation, peace and justice, especially at these times of elections in BURUNDI.

The Reverend Pedaculi BIRAKENGANA

Provincial Secretary
The Anglican Church of Burundi

Tel. 257 22 224389
Fax. 257 22 229129