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Day of Unity brings together Churches and refugees in Cyprus

Refugees and migrants in Cyprus have taken part in an ecumenical multi-faith event to celebrate different cultures – and their foods.

09 July 2018

Growing church leads to double-ordination in UAE

A double-ordination has taken place in the United Arab Emirates to serve two new curacies created to serve the growing church in the country.

26 September 2017

Royal visit for anniversary of missionary journey

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall were guests of honour at a service in Oman to mark the 125th anniversary of the final missionary journey of Bishop Thomas Valpy French.

09 November 2016

Bahrain Dean wins Cyprus and Gulf hymn competition

A hymn written by the Dean of St Christopher’s Cathedral in Bahrain has won a competition to mark the 40th anniversary of the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf.

24 October 2016

Prayers offered after killing of nuns in Yemen

Four Roman Catholic nuns and 12 other staff and residents at a care home for the elderly in the Yemeni port city of Aden were killed on Friday in an attack that has been blamed on Daesh. The nuns were members of the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa of Calcutta. The Anglican Bishop of Cyprus and the Gulf, Bishop Michael Lewis, has expressed concern following the killing.

07 March 2016

Diocese of Cyprus and Gulf celebrates 40th anniversary

Four decades of ministry in the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf, in the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, will be celebrated next year with special liturgy, a hymn writing competition and a special calendar.

04 December 2015

Politicians and diplomats join religious leaders as Anglican church in Abu Dhabi re-opens

Saint Andrew’s Church in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, has re-opened after nine-months of renovations.

23 October 2015