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  • Uganda’s first female Cathedral provost takes up her post (7/16/2019)- The Very Revd Rebecca Margaret Nyegenye was this week installed as Provost of All Saints Cathedral in KampalaPhoto Credit: Church of Uganda via Facebook [ACNS, by Rachel Farmer] The church of Uganda’s first female provost was installed this week on Wednesday (10 July) at All Saints’ Cathedral in Kampala. Dr …
  • Anglican Church of Canada elects its first female primate – Bishop Linda Nicholls (7/16/2019)- [ACNS by Rachel Farmer] The Anglican Church of Canada (ACoC) has elected Linda Nicholls, the Bishop of the Diocese of Huron, as its next primate. She will become the first woman to hold this position in the ACoC and only the second female primate in the Anglican Communion. The election, …
  • Rose Hudson-Wilkin named Bishop of Dover (6/29/2019)- ARTICLE COURTESY OF THE DIOCESE OF CANTERBURY The Queen has approved the appointment of the Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons, as the next Bishop of Dover. Jamaican-born Speaker’s Chaplain will take up the role in November Click here for photos of Rose Video: Rose introduces …
  • The Public Square is Morally Empty – Garnet Roper (6/24/2019)- Book Launch at The United Theological College of The West Indies Howard Gregory, Journey to the Promised Land: Theological Reflections by Neville deSouza on Jamaica’s Journey Lady Rheima Hall, Archbishop of the Province of the West Indies, Most Rev. Dr. Howard Gregory, Mrs. Iona deSouza, widow of the late Lord …
  • Book with Neville deSouza Synod Charges Launched (6/24/2019)- An appreciative audience gathered at the United Theological College of the West Indies on June 18, for the launch of a publication containing Synod Charges by the Rt. Rev. Neville deSouza, the 12th Bishop of Jamaica who served from 1979 – 2000.  Titled, “Journey to the Promised Land” Theological Reflections …
  • 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 …

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