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  • Archbishop Gregory Receives Warm Greeting on Return to Jamaica (6/3/2019)- His Grace The Most Rev. Howard Gregory, newly-elected Archbishop of the Church in the Province of the West Indies (CPWI) and Bishop of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands, received a warm welcome from clergy and lay members of the Church on his return to the island yesterday (May 31) following …
  • Bishop Howard Gregory is the New Archbishop of the West Indies (5/28/2019)- The Rt. Rev. Dr. Howard K.A. Gregory was elected this afternoon as the thirteenth Archbishop, Primate and Metropolitan (Anglican) of the Church in the Province of the West Indies (CPWI).    He was elected by clergy and laity attending the 40th Synod of the CPWI at the Cascadia Hotel, in Port …
  • ACC asks Churches to adopt international safeguarding guidelines (5/15/2019)- Garth Blake presents the Safe Church Commission Report to ACC-17Photo Credit: ACNS New guidelines to “enhance the safety of all persons – especially children, young people and vulnerable adults – within the provinces of the Anglican Communion” have been approved by the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC). The guidelines were drawn …
  • We must become Advocates for Social Justice (5/3/2019)- “To be an instrument of grace and hope is to be committed to the transformation of the personal, social, economic, political and religious conditions which keep our people captives and prevent them from attaining the potential which God intended for them,” Diocesan Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Howard Gregory, affirmed, as …
  • Bishop Explains Church’s Stance on Abortion (5/3/2019)- The controversial subject of abortion, which has attracted debate locally and internationally, was addressed by the Rt. Rev. Howard Gregory, Bishop of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands in his wide-ranging Charge to the Church and the nation, delivered at the Opening Service of the Diocese’s 149th Synod in Montego Bay …
  • Archbishop of Canterbury’s sermon at the Anglican Consultative Council (5/3/2019)- Read Archbishop Justin Welby’s sermon at the opening Eucharist of ACC-17 in Hong Kong First of all, may I thank His Grace the Archbishop for the invitation to preach in his cathedral, and Mr Dean the invitation to preach in his cathedral. It’s an Anglican tension as to whose cathedral it …
  • Seventeenth meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council begins on Sunday (4/28/2019)- Final preparations are underway for the 17th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council – ACC-17 – which begins this Sunday (28 April) in Hong Kong. Staff from the Anglican Communion Office in London are working alongside colleagues and volunteers from the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui – the Hong Kong …
  • The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2019 Ecumenical Easter Letter (4/20/2019)- Archbishop Justin Welby. Photo Credit: WCC Lift up your heart, lift up your voiceRejoice, again, I say, Rejoice! These words, the refrain of Hymn VIII of Charles Wesley’s “Hymns for our Lord’s Resurrection”, express the joyful cry of the human soul at the good news of the resurrection of Jesus …
  • Senior ecumenical panel to discuss Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (3/29/2019)- Posted on: March 27, 2019 8:13 AM The Presidents of the Lutheran World Federation, Christian Krause, and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Edward Idris Cassidy, sign the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification at St Anna’s Lutheran Church in Augsburg, Germany, on 31 October 31 1999. …
  • Ground Breaking for Reconstruction of Clifton Boys’ Home (3/18/2019)- Ground will be broken on Wednesday, March 20 for reconstruction of Clifton Boys’ Home in Darliston,Westmoreland,  two years after it was destroyed by fire in January 2017. Designed by well-known architect, Ray McIntyre, plans for the new two-storey structure were announced recently (March 5) at a Media Briefing and Contract …
  • Anglicans from Caribbean dioceses train for disaster preparedness and resilience (3/16/2019)- Participants at the Pastors and Disasters training workshop in Grenada carry out a mapping exercise from a the toolkit resource.Photo Credit: Janice Proud / Anglican Alliance Anglicans from throughout the Caribbean have been taking part in a “Pastors and Disasters” workshop in Grenada. The workshop has been organised and hosted …
  • Lambeth Palace holds service celebrating 25 years of female priests in the Church of England (3/2/2019)- The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, welcomed over 80 female priests to Lambeth Palace today for a special service celebrating 25 years of women’s ordination to the priesthood in the Church of England.   The guests included many women who were among the first to be ordained in 1994, some laypeople that were active …

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