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Bishop calls for stronger rape laws in sexual offences consultation

The Bishop of Jamaica has called for a clearer definition of rape, equality for male and female victims, and for rape in marriage to be outlawed.

04 August 2017

Jamaican Anglicans pool efforts for lasting community change

Anglicans in Jamaica have begun pooling their work and skills so that local churches’ “little efforts” can combine to make a big difference. This pioneering approach to mission, dubbed the Anglican Togetherness Group (ATG), is being supported by the Anglican mission agency United Society.

19 January 2016

"Jamaica Praying" - a manual for HIV and AIDS has been launched

A resource book titled Jamaica Praying: a manual for HIV and AIDS sensitive liturgies and sermons was launched last week by the United Theological College of the West Indies (UTCWI).

24 February 2015

Jamaican Anglicans focus on environment

Worshippers packed St Mary the Virgin Church for the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands St Andrew Deanery Day service last Sunday.

18 February 2014

Anglicans in Jamaica, Cayman Islands to raise funds for the Philippines

This weekend Anglicans in the Caribbean are planning to raise more funds for the typhoon-struck Philippines.

13 December 2013

Hundreds Attend Independence Church Service in UK

Hundreds of Jamaicans from across the United Kingdom attended the annual service of praise and thanksgiving hosted by the Jamaican High Commission on Saturday, August 3.

08 August 2013

Anglican church head supports bus preaching ban

Anglican church head supports bus preaching ban

The head of the Anglican Church in Jamaica has supported the Jamaica Urban Transit Company's (JUTC's) ban on bus preachers, saying that some Christians have misinterpreted the Scriptures to

03 December 2012

Anglican church alarmed at decision to 'seize' land

Anglican church alarmed at decision to 'seize' land

The Anglican Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands is expressing alarm at what they say is the intention of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) to 'confiscate' Nuttall Hospital land.

22 August 2011

Anglican Consultative Council to meet in Jamaica

Anglican Consultative Council to meet in Jamaica

The Anglican Consultative Council, made up of lay people, clergy and bishops from the 38 Anglican Provinces of the Communion, meets in Kingston Jamaica May 1 - 13, to consider among other things, mission in the 21st century, the future structure of the worldwide Church, and theological education.

03 April 2009

 

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