The head of the global Anglican church, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, has declared Muslim-majority Sudan as the 39th province of the church.

The 61-year-old spiritual leader of the Church of England (C of E), said he believed that the declaration will mark “a new beginning” for Christians in this predominantly Muslim country.

Welby was on an official visit to Sudan over the weekend where he met with the faithful exhorting them to make sure the province worked.

He also inaugurated th…

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