Iglesia Anglicana de la Region Central de America (IARCA)

The Province, one of the newest in the Anglican Communion, is made up of the dioceses of Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. With the exception of Costa Rica, all had been part of the Episcopal Church of the United States of America.


April 19, 2010

Bishop Armando Guerra of Guatemala was elected presiding bishop of the Anglican Church of the Region of Central America during an April 15-17 provincial synod meeting in Panama.

Guerra, 60, will serve as primate for a period of four years.

"Thank you for this support. It is an...

March 18, 2010

A majority of delegates attending a special convention of the Charleston-based Diocese of South Carolina voted Oct. 24 to distance themselves from the Episcopal Church and to seek "missional relationships with orthodox congregations isolated across North America."

About 300 Episcopalians...

March 17, 2010

he Anglican Episcopal Church of El Salvador March 18 publicly denounced the attempted murder of Bishop Martín Barahona and two others, according to a news release issued by the church.

The incident happened in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, on March 17 when an unknown man approached and fired...

July 31, 2003

For Abagail Nelson, the director of Latin American programs for Episcopal Relief and Development, shrimp are an apt symbol of both the inequity and complexity of economic issues that affect both the developing and the developed world.

While traveling to Ecuador as a 20-year-old exchange...

January 27, 1999

In a response that has spanned the church, Episcopalians have worked together to ship tons of food, clothing, medicines, tools and building materials to hurricane-ravaged Central America, but now that the countries hit hardest by Hurricane Mitch last fall have faced their direst emergencies;...

January 27, 1999

Calixto Palacio said it sounded "like an earthquake, like rocks rumbling." Napoleón Narbaez described "a noise like helicopters right overhead." Maria Adriana Muñoz saw it. "The clouds were low and it was dark, but it looked like a monster up to the sky."

The three survivors of the...