Church of the Province of the West Indies

 

Church call to end gambling in The Bahamas

Nassau’s bishop has urged his government to end gambling in The Bahamas, saying the perceived economic benefits were outweighed by the moral harm incurred.

 

Diocese backs Jehovah's Witness ban

The Diocese of Jamaica has backed the decision by a church school to ban a Jehovah’s Witness from serving as a student leader at a prestigious girls school.

 

Archbishop Hart re-elected president of the LCC

The Bishop of Liberia and the Archbishop of the Province of West Africa, the Most Rev. Jonathan Hart, has been re-elected to a two year term as president of the Liberian Council of Churches (LCC).

 

Religious education in state schools cuts youth crime, declares dean

The blame for the shooting deaths of ten people, including a 12 year old boy, in an outburst of gang violence in Trinidad last week lay in the collapse of the family, faith and morals, the Dean of

 

Jamaican church schools "pillars of socialisation", govt minister says

The West Indies relies upon the church schools to provide the moral and social foundation for the education of children,Jamaica’s Minister of Education said last week at a national service marking

 

Cathedral vigil for peaceful elections in Trinidad

Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-of-Spain has organized a series of prayer across across Trinidad & Tobago in preparation for the country’s general elections this week.

 

West Indian Anglicans rejects claims that poverty spawns crime

The Commission on Advocacy and Social Justice has rejected claims the rise in violent crime can be explained by the Caribbean's stagnant economy. 

 

No gay marriage for the Caribbean, West Indian archbishops say

May only be a "matter of time" before US forces the Caribbean to adopt gay marriage, fears Drexel Gomez

 

New dean for Codrington College

The trustees of Codrington College in Barbados have declined to renew the contract of the school’s dean, the Rev. Dr. Ian Rock.

 

Church has no place in Caribbean party politics, British bishop declares

Bishop Stephen Cottrell addressed the West Indian nation’s highly charged political atmosphere in a sermon in Port-of-Spain as the country prepared to go to the polls

 

Bishop of Guyana dead

The Rt. Rev. Cornell Moss had died while recuperating from heart surgery at a Miami hospital. He was 56 years old.