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Q’eqchi Deacon Ordained in Dangriga

There was an ordination ceremony held earlier today at Sacred Heart parish in Dangriga where Brother Mateo Salam was ordained as a transitional deacon for the diocese.  Salam, a proud [...]

Father Zipple Shares Message on the Joy of Easter

And finally tonight, as Belizeans prepare to observe the Easter holidays, whether by travelling somewhere in the country, or staying home with family and friends, we thought it fitting to [...]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque Officially Opened for Use

While it is not yet official inauguration of the mosque, today, the Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Belize officially opened its new house of prayer and headquarters at mile one and [...]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Continues Work with Belize

The Ahmadiyya Muslim community, through its community service arm, Humanity First, has been helping a number of families with pantry since registering as an N.G.O. last year. But there are [...]

A New Headquarters for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Belize

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Belize is also getting a new home. Over on the George Price Highway, near mile one and a half, a mosque and its new headquarters [...]

Mennonite Community and Police Standoff over Massive Church Gathering

A church service of approximately two hundred congregants ended in several arrests on Sunday afternoon during a testy situation with armed police officers who had been called to Blue Creek [...]

Blue Creek Mayor Objects to Mask Wearing

In standing in solidarity with the local church community, Evangelical Pastor John Krahn also says that his church has a capacity of over four hundred persons but since March, due [...]

Churches Remain Closed Indefinitely

Unlike restaurants and other eateries that will now be able to expand their guest lists, churches remain closed to their flocks.  The fear, according to PM Barrow, is that choirs, [...]

Catholic Church Rejects Equal Opportunities Bill

The Roman Catholic Church of Belize has issued a statement on its position on the Equal Opportunities Bill.  The Bill was scheduled to be introduced in the House of Representatives [...]

Limited Congregation Size Forces Churches to Remain Closed

Since the start of the state of emergency, the churches have been meeting online for services to prevent any contagion of the novel coronavirus.  Stay-at-home orders, the cap on gatherings of [...]

Attorney General Responds to the Alliance of Ministers and Leaders of Belize

The Alliance of Ministers and Leaders of Belize is petitioning the government to reconsider the position of the church as it relates to the State of Emergency. The clergy is [...]

Muslim Community Worships at Home Amid SOE

Across the country, thousands of devout religious supporters have been forced to worship at home and the Muslim community in Belize has also had to adapt to the rules of [...]

Bishop Wright is Laid to Rest at Holy Redeemer Cathedral

At eight o’clock this morning, the remains of Bishop Dorick Wright were removed from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for its final farewell. The seventy-four-year-old bishop died last week and [...]

Bishop Wright to be Laid to Rest on Wednesday in Belize City

Bishop Dorick Wright will be laid to rest on Wednesday here in Belize City, following a televised funeral service that will be broadcast live from Holy Redeemer Cathedral. Channel Five [...]

Bishop Dorick Wright: Jovial but Stern

Bishop Dorick Wright passed away at five-fifteen on Wednesday morning in Belize City. In paying homage to Bishop Wright, his colleagues in the priesthood have been reflecting on his many [...]

Bishop Dorick Wright Passes Away at 74

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Belize City, Belmopan, as well as devout followers and parishioners of Holy Redeemer Cathedral and the catholic community, mourn the passing of Bishop Dorick Wright.  [...]

Remembering Bishop Dorick Wright

Father Leslie, in remembering Bishop Wright, admits that the most challenging time in his leadership of the Catholic Church in Belize was when he was faced with the gender issue.  [...]

Church Bells Ring as Pope Delivers Blessings in Response to COVID-19

At eleven a.m. Belize time; echoes of churches bells rang across the world. The Catholic churches joined in the event, at the request of Pope Francis, who delivered blessings from [...]

COVID-19 Disrupts Church Service

Churches across the globe are having to suspend services and alter practices during mass to avoid the spread of the corona virus.  Locally, this coming Sunday, masses have been called [...]

Anglican Bishop Speaks on Crime Situation

The recent spike in gun violence in the Old Capital claimed the lives of two innocent children in two separate incidents. Five-year-old Kia Herbert was fatally shot on Tuesday as [...]

Catholic Teaches Discuss Equal Opportunities Bill at Bi-Annual Conference

More than five hundred teachers from eleven Catholic high schools countrywide today gathered at the Saint Catherine Auditorium for a Catholic Educators Conference. The conference is the culmination of Catholic [...]

The Church Weighs In on Debacle

The Council of Churches today chimed in on the debacle of the last seventy-two hours that has resulted in a sense of uncertainty in the political leadership of the government.  [...]

Council of Churches Cannot Support Equal Opportunities Bill in Present Form

The Council of Churches is taken a position on the Equal Opportunities Bill. It Council is of the view that having now had the opportunity to review and discuss the [...]

The Council of Churches Offers Options

According to Bishop Philip Wright, the Council of Churches is open to further discussion on the Bill. The Council would be willing to consider if by way of a referendum, [...]

Council of Churches offers position on Equal Opportunities Bill

Last week, the Belize Council of Churches issued a press release to provide its position on the Equal Opportunities Bill. According to the Council of Churches, they are supportive of [...]