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Secretary General attends the consecration of the first Anglican bishop in Bahrain

Bishop Anthony Poggo has attended the consecration of the Revd Sean Semple, the sixth bishop of the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf.

23 May 2024

Dr Bill Schwartz is named new Dean of St Christopher’s Anglican Cathedral in Bahrain

Bishop Michael Lewis, has announced that the Archdeacon of the Gulf, Dr Bill Schwartz OBE, is to be the next Anglican Dean of Bahrain.

22 March 2019

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

"It's not about numbers but human beings" - Anglicans serve refugees in Cyprus

The Revd Christine Goldsmith makes regular visits to Kofinou Refugee Camp located in the Cypriot countryside 20 minutes by car from the port city of Larnaca. The curate at St Barnabas Anglican Church in Limassol, further to the west on Cyprus’s southern coast says she goes to show that someone cares and is willing to listen, and to help where she is able.

25 March 2016

Saudi princess tackles human trafficking at Cathedral Dinner

A Saudi princess will be the guest speaker at a dinner organised by the Anglican cathedral in Bahrain next month, to increase awareness of human trafficking.

24 April 2014

Christians face "grave dilemma" in Bahrain

The 623rd and final burial plot was filled following a funeral in the Christian Cemetery in Salmabad at the weekend.

17 March 2014

Religious freedom in Bahrain hailed

Religious freedom in Bahrain was the focus of a key meeting held at the National Anglican Church in Manama.

09 January 2014