Province Honours Retiring Archbishop Holder

Bishops of the Church in the Province of the West Indies (CPWI) have gathered in Barbados for a series of events to celebrate the ministry of the Most Rev. Dr. the Hon. John Holder, who will retire at the end of this month as Bishop of the Diocese of Barbados and Archbishop of the West Indies.

Anglican Church Builds Regional Partnerships

Some 80 Anglican Bishops, clergy and lay leaders from the Caribbean and Latin America are now meeting in Montego Bay to identify practical ways to share their skills and knowledge, promote best practices and enhance the church’s ministry and mission across the Region. They have also been joined by The Rt. Rev. Carlos Lozano, Bishop of Spain and The Rt. Rev. Jorge Tavares de Pina Cabral Bishop of Portugal. Also in attendance is The Rt. Rev. Anthony Poggo, Advisor to the Archbishop of Canterbury.

House of Bishops Statement on Caribbean Unity

The House of Bishops and Standing Committee of the Church in the Province of the West Indies, meeting in St. Johns, Antigua, take note of the growing level of discontent among our Caribbean nations arising from issues related to the interpretation and application of regulations related to the Treaty of Chaguaramas, and more specifically, the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas establishing the Caribbean Community including the CARICOM Single Market and Economy, and the 2007 Heads of Government Agreement that allows for hassle-free travel within the Caribbean.