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Prayer urged as natural disasters strike Mexico and Caribbean islands

More than 225 people have died after a large earthquake struck Mexico; and Caribbean islands are being devastated by Hurricane Maria.

20 September 2017

Reaching the traumatised after hurricane Irma

Christian agencies are working desperately to help communities across the Caribbean and South-eastern United States devastated by Hurricane Irma

13 September 2017

Hurricane Irma leaves absolute destruction

Harrowing stories of the death and devastation caused by Hurricane Irma are emerging from islands across the Caribbean and US.

12 September 2017

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

Agents of Change workshop in Diocese of the Windward Islands

A three day workshop has taken place in Kingstown, the capital of St Vincent and the Grenadines, aimed at helping people set up a development project in their local community,  as part of the ‘Agents of Change’ programme. 

24 July 2017

Member of indigenous community is first woman to be ordained in Guyana

The diocese of Guyana has its first ever female Deacon. Rita Hunter was ordained last Saturday at Christ Church in Georgetown by the Bishop of Guyana, the Right Revd. Charles A. Davidson.

16 June 2017

New vision for youth in West Indies

Youth directors in the West Indies have held a meeting in Barbados to develop a strategic plan for youth ministry in the region.

06 June 2017

Lenten ashes distributed in vegetable market in the Caribbean

The market square market in Kingstown, the capital of St Vincent and the Grenadines, became the venue for an Ash Wednesday service this week.

03 March 2017

Diocese of Jamaica and The Cayman Islands launches Boys' Home rebuilding fund after fire

The Diocese of Jamaica and The Cayman Islands is appealing for donations after a boys’ home that it ran for more than fifty years was completely destroyed by a fire.

14 February 2017

Hurricane Matthew effects on Bahamas' schools and churches revealed

The Bishop of several West Indies islands hit by Hurricane Matthew last month has spoken of how the diocese “fared relatively well”.

04 November 2016

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Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.

Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.