Diocese of Mbhashe

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Diocese of Mbhashe
Country South Africa
Ecclesiastical province Southern Africa
Metropolitan Cape Town
Archdeaconries 12
Parishes 51
Denomination Anglican
Cathedral All Saints Church, Ngcobo
Current leadership
Bishop Sebenzile Elliot Williams

The Diocese of Mbhashe is a diocese of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa situated in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. It was established on 16 December 2010[1] out of part of the Diocese of Mthatha.[2] The cathedral is All Saints Church in Ngcobo while the diocesan office is in Butterworth.[3] The diocese includes the areas of Cala, Cofimvaba, Dutywa, Elliot, Kentani and Tsomo. The first and current bishop is the Right Rev Sebenzile Elliot Williams.[1]


  1. ^ a b Ngubo, Immanuel B (Lent 2011). "Consecration of new Mbhashe Bishop blessed with rain". Umbuliso. 34 (1). Diocese of Grahamstown. Retrieved 2013-04-10.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "Anglican Archbishop to Inaugurate New Diocese - and Commend Madiba's Birthday as a 'Day of Thanksgiving'" (Press release). Anglican Church of Southern Africa. 22 July 2010. Retrieved 2013-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Birth of a new Diocese". Umbuliso. 33 (2). Diocese of Grahamstown. Easter 2010. Retrieved 2013-04-10.  Check date values in: |date= (help)