Diocese of the Dominican Republic

Diocese of the Dominican Republic

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March 16, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic has announced a slate of three candidates to stand for election as the diocese’s bishop coadjutor.

They are:

The Rev. Ramon Antonio Garcia De Los Santos, 50, vicar of Misiones...

January 26, 2015

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached in mid-December at Holy Cross Church in Santa Fe, in what was once the heart of the Dominican Republic’s sugarcane producing region in San Pedro Macoris. Photo: Lynette Wilson/ENS

[Episcopal News Service – Santo Domingo,...

October 24, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Dominicans of Haitian descent are facing statelessness after the constitutional court of the Dominican Republic ruled ineligible for citizenship any children born of Haitian migrants in the Dominican Republic.

Because of the court’s ruling, hundreds of thousands...

April 24, 2013

El Rdo. Juan Antonio Rosario, a la derecha, conversa con el Dr. Richard Taft y el Rdo. Diácono Roger Wood, a la izquierda y el centro respectivamente, durante una visita a San Gabriel, en Consuelo. Foto de Lynette Wilson para ENS.

[Episcopal News Service – Santo...

April 21, 2013

The Rev. Juan Antonio Rosario, right, talks to Dr. Richard Taft, left, and the Rev. Deacon Roger Wood, center, during a visit to San Gabriel, in Consuelo. ENS Photo/Lynette Wilson

[Episcopal News Service – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic] The microbus carrying...

April 14, 2013

Bishop Julio C. Holguín celebrated and preached during an April 14 Eucharist celebrating the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic’s growth and anniversaries. ENS Photo/Lynette Wilson

[Episcopal News Service – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic] La Iglesia...

August 4, 2011

The Episcopal Diocese of Haiti escaped any major damage from Tropical Storm Emily, which drenched parts of the Dominican Republic and weakened as it crossed over the interior mountains of the island of Hispaniola.

Emily did not damage any of the diocese's properties, Sikhumbuzo Vundla,...

December 9, 2010

It is estimated that by 2050, 80 percent of the rivers in the Dominican Republic will have dried up unless something is done to stop deforestation and develop a strategy to slow climate change, said Silvio Minier of Oxfam.

Minier, a former Jesuit priest who now works in advocacy and...

January 30, 2009

An image gallery of the Presiding Bishop's visit to the Diocese of the Dominican Republic is available here.

 

During her recent pastoral visit to clinics, schools, and churches in the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori saw...

September 5, 2008

Fay, Gustav, and Hanna, all tropical storms or hurricanes, have ravaged the Caribbean island of Hispaniola and at least two more storms -- Ike and Josephine -- could be headed into the area.

"Know that you are in our prayers, and those of this whole Church," Presiding Bishop Katharine...

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