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Jamaica’s Registrar General apologises to Bishop of Kingston over marriage dispute

The Registrar General’s Department has apologised to Bishop Robert Thompson after he was stripped of the right to conduct marriages.

08 August 2018

Fire-ravaged home for girls in Jamaica re-opens in time for 100th anniversary

A home for girls in Jamaica which was all-but destroyed by a devastating fire in 2015 has been re-opened by Bishop Howard Gregory.

21 March 2018

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

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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.