Episcopal Church of Cuba

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December 6, 2011

Editor’s note: Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori is a signatory to this statement and was part of the ecumenical delegation that visited Cuba.

National Council of the Churches of Christ (U.S.A.) and The Council of Churches...

January 19, 2011

The general secretary of the National Council of Churches (NCC) on Jan. 18 welcomed a White House decision that will lift travel restrictions between the United States and Cuba to make it easier for religious groups in both countries to engage with one another.

"I was delighted to hear...

November 29, 2010

The Rt. Rev. Griselda Delgado Del Carpio was installed as bishop of the Episcopal Church of Cuba during a Nov. 28 ceremony at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Havana.

Among those attending the ceremony were Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Archbishop Fred Hiltz of...

July 10, 2010

Retired Suffragan Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Cuba Nerva Cot Aguilera died suddenly on July 10 after a brief battle with severe anemia. She was 71.

Cot became the first female Anglican bishop in Latin America when she was consecrated in Havana’s Holy Trinity Cathedral in June...

February 8, 2010

More than 400 people packed into Holy Trinity Cathedral in Havana Feb. 7 to witness the ordination and consecration of the Rev. Griselda Delgado Del Carpio as bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal Church of Cuba.

Delgado, who was formerly rector of Santa Maria Virgen in Itabo, Cuba, will...

December 9, 2009

A new bishop will be appointed for the Episcopal Diocese of Cuba. This, after two special electoral synods failed to elect a successor to Bishop Miguel Tamayo Zaldivar, who plans to retire early next year after serving as interim bishop for six years.

The appointment will be announced in...

September 7, 2009

The Episcopal Church of Cuba failed to elect a bishop coadjutor for the second time in three months. None of the three episcopal candidates, during a September 5 special synod meeting in Havana, received the required two thirds majority of votes from both the laity and the clergy.

The...

June 24, 2009

The Episcopal Diocese of Cuba held a special electoral synod June 19-20, but after 10 rounds of voting no new bishop was elected to replace Bishop Miguel Tamayo Zaldívar who has served as interim bishop for six years and plans to retire.

The Cuban church has not elected its own bishop...

April 5, 2009

If a plan to divide the Episcopal Church in Cuba (Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba) into two dioceses succeeds, the new eastern diocese will not begin its new life in isolation. It will benefit from an international Anglican partnership years in the making. St. Mark's Cathedral, Minneapolis, has...

April 3, 2008

Just before Easter, Frank T. Griswold, whose nine-year term as Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church concluded in November 2006, spent a month with the church in Cuba. His visit was at the invitation of Anglican Bishop Miguel Tamayo and Reinerio Valentin pArce, rector of the...

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