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Easter message from Archbishop James Wong

An Easter message from the Primate of the Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean, Archbishop James Wong.

30 March 2018

Anglican voices heard at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women annual meeting

Women from across the Anglican Communion are travelling to New York to take part in the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

05 March 2018

Day of prayer and fasting called as plague sweeps Madagascar

The Mothers’ Union in the Indian Ocean is calling for a day of prayer and fasting on Friday in response to an epidemic of plague in Madagascar.

09 October 2017

New Primate elected in Indian Ocean

Bishop James Wong of the Seychelles has been elected as the new Archbishop and Primate of the Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean.

29 August 2017

Diocese of Mauritius examines 'The Silent Epidemic' of gender based violence

An initiative entitled ‘The Silent Epidemic’ aimed at tackling gender based violence has been launched by the Mothers’ Union in Mauritius.

04 July 2017

Madagascar Bishop visits parishes affected by cyclone

Bishop Theophile Botomazava, of the Diocese of Antsiranana in Madagascar, has visited several parishes badly affected by cyclone Enawo.

18 April 2017

Easter message from Archbishop Ian Ernest, Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean

Easter message from Archbishop Ian Ernest, Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean

18 April 2017

Primates’ Christmas Message: Archbishop Ian Earnest and Cardinal Maurice E Piat

Joint Christmas Message from Archbishop Ian Ernest and Cardinal Maurice E Piat, Anglican and Roman Catholic leaders on Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.

23 December 2016

Starving communities in Africa reduced to eating toxic locusts

People have been reduced to eating toxic locusts as a result of the food shortages affecting Madagascar, Malawi and Zimbabwe. 

15 December 2016

Crowd-funding campaign to save fire-damaged historic Anglican school in Madagascar

An Anglican college in Madagascar is facing closure unless a crowdfunding campaign can help it break a decade-long "vicious cycle" of decline caused by two fires in 2005.

09 December 2016

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The first graduates from Gambella Theological College

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.