Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean


New archbishop elected for the Indian Ocean

The Bishop of the Seychelles, the Rt. Rev. James Wong Yin Song, has been elected Archbishop of the Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean, in succession to Archbishop Ian Ernest.


Easter Message: Ian Ernest

Archbishop of the Indian Ocean: My soul finds rest in God alone.


Christmas message from the Archbishops of the Indian Ocean

Joint Christmas Message from the Archbishop of the Anglican Province of the Indian Ocean, the Most Rev Ian Ernest of Mauritius, and the Roman Catholic Bishop of Port-Louis and former President of the Episcopal Conference of the Indian Ocean islands, Cardinal Maurice Piat.



Malagasy cathedral consecrated

Over 1000 Anglicans joined Archbishop Ian Ernest and the Rt. Rev. Todd McGregor, Bishop of Toliara, for the consecration of St. Patrick’s Cathedral last Sunday in Madagascar.


Archbishop French Chang-Him awarded OBE

The former Archbishop of the Indian Ocean and Bishop of the Seychelles, the Most. Rev. French Chang-Him, has been made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.