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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

Holy table destroyed but Barbadian fire fighters save church after arson attack

Arsonists destroyed the holy table and other items in a Barbadian Church, but fire fighters prevented significant damage to the building.

30 July 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

Diocesan chancellor sworn in as President of Trinidad and Tobago

The chief legal officer for the Anglican Diocese of Trinidad and Tobago, Paula Mae Weekes, has been sworn in as the country’s President.

20 March 2018

Province of the West Indies pays tribute to retiring Archbishop John Holder

Thousands of Christians from across the West Indies gathered at a gymnasium in Barbados to pay tribute to Archbishop John Holder.

12 February 2018

Latin America bishops call on US to “love the stranger” in statement on immigration policies

Bishops from Latin America met last week to discuss “anti-migrant, racist and discriminatory policies adopted by the US’ authorities.”

06 February 2018

Christian groups decry US policy change on Salvadorans as Episcopalians offer support

200,000 Salvadorans who have legally established roots and families in the US could be deported after immigration protections end.

12 January 2018

Cross-provincial regional meeting to discuss Latin American migration returnees crisis

Bishops from the northern triangle of Central America will a regional cross-provincial meeting to discuss a growing migrant crisis.

11 January 2018

Bishop of Belize: “Children are an important part of who we are”

Bishop Philip Wright has spoken of the importance of children during an interview conducted by a student of Belize High School.

28 November 2017

Jamaica and Cayman Islands launch season of intentional discipleship

The Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, in the province of the West Indies, have launched a season of intentional discipleship.

13 November 2017