Archbishop Ezekiel Kondo

 

Archbishop Ezekiel KondoArchbishop Ezekiel Kondo was born in the Nuba Mountains, in South KordofanSudan. He studied at Trinity CollegeBristolEngland, where he earned a Theology degree in 1992. Returning to Sudan, he served as Provost of the Khartum's Cathedral, since 1993, he became provincial secretary in 2000, and was elected Bishop of the Diocese of Khartum in 2003. He also served in the Anglican Consultative Council since 1998.

It was decided that the Episcopal Church of Sudan would remain united upon the independence of South Sudan, in 2011, at the General Convention held in 2013, with the new name of Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan. The five dioceses in north SudanKhartoumEl ObeidPort SudanKadugli and Wad Medani would form the Internal Province of Sudan. The new internal province was inaugurated in 19 July 2013, with an interim administration. On 4 April 2014, Ezekiel was elected the first Archbishop of the Internal Province of Sudan, with his enthronement taking place at All Saints Cathedral, in Khartum, on 28 July 2014, by Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul, with a large crowd in attendance. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby didn't attended but he send a message through his representative, Michael Paget-Wilkes, chairman of the Sudan Church Association and retired Archdeacon of Warwick.

On March 2017, it was announced that the ACC had decided that the Internal Province of Sudan would become the 39th province of the Anglican Communion within few months, with Kondo as their first archbishop and primate.

Archbishop Ezekiel Kondo is a supporter of GAFCON and the Anglican realignment. He was one of the eight Anglican archbishops that attended Foley Beach enthronement as Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church in North America, which took place on 9 October 2014, at the Church of the Apostles, in AtlantaUnited States.

 

Curriculum Vitae ( C. V)


Name:                                Ezekiel Kondo Kumir Kuku

Date of Birth:                    01/01/ 1957 (by assessment)

Place of Birth:                   Karam, Kadugli (Nuba Mountains)

Baptism:                            28/1/1968

Confirmation:                    1973

Marital Status:                  Married in1982 to Suria Ramala Anglao

Children:                             Two daughters and three sons

Education:                         1984-1986            ECS school and Comboni Schools, Khartoum

                                          1989-1992           Certificate in theology, BGC, Mundri, Juba

                                           1999                     DipHE& BA, Theology at Trinity College,  Bristol, UK

                                           2000                     Certificate, IRTT, Netherlands

                                                                       Certificate, ICTP, Khartoum

                                          2001                     Tear Fund Training in Advocacy, Nairobi, Kenya

  2003                    CORAT Africa Training for Management for Church Administrators/                                     Executives.

  2006                    CORAT Africa training in Management and                                                                         Sustainability of Churches

                                                                       Advanced Leadership Training at Haggai Institute, Singapore

 

 

WORK EXPERINCE:             1972-1984             Chairman, Andulu School, Self –help Project

                                             1976-1984             Optician, Khartoum House of Vision

                                             1988                       Ordained Deacon and Priest

                                             1993-2000             Lecturer at Shokai Bible Training Institute (SBTI)

                                             1993-2000             Member Board of Governors, ECS/SUDRA

                                                                          Provost, All Saints Cathedral, Khartoum

                                                                          Chairman, Executive Committee, Unity High School, Khartoum

                                                     

                                            1994-1995             Sudan Council of Churches (SCC) Executive                                                                                                               Committee Member

                                             1995                       Attended GORE Group Meeting in Geneva for SCC

                                            2000-2003             Provincial Secretary ECS 

                                             2002-2009             Member Anglican Consultative Council ( ACC )   

                                                                          Traveled widely, Africa, Europe, North and Latin America
                                                                          and Asia   

                                             2003-Present

                                             Bishop of the Diocese of Khartoum (ECS)

                                             Member of Inter Anglican Liturgical Committee               

                                             (IALC) Anglican Communion.                                              

                                            Archbishop’s Commissary in the North of Sudan

                                            Archbishop of the Internal Province of Sudan