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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 [...]

Over 5,000 Signatures in Objection to Equal Opportunities Bill

When consultations took place in the south, there was an overwhelming opposition to the posed bill. Over five thousand signatures have now been affixed to several documents circulated within the [...]

Section 53 Ruling Will Lead to Higher Numbers of HIV Cases says NEAB

N.E.A.B. today made claims on a number of issues in regards to the decision by the Court of Appeal to uphold the CJ’s ruling on Section Fifty-three. The Association is [...]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community to Build Mosque

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community will be breaking ground tomorrow on a parcel of land along the George Price Highway for the construction of a mosque. The group of Muslims has undertaken [...]

Baptized and Sent: A Youth Rally for the Catholic Faith

One of biggest rallies involving young people was held today at the Civic Center. Similar events have been held the world over as part of the Catholic Church’s Extraordinary Month [...]

Facebook Bans Leader of Islam

The leader of the Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan has been banned by Facebook. The social media giant made the announced this afternoon that it had kicked off controversial [...]

An Easter Message from Bishop Philip Wright

The Easter weekend is upon us and will end on Monday.  Whilst wishing Belizeans a safe and blessed Easter weekend, the focus should remain on the crucifixion and resurrection of [...]

Pentecostal Diocese to Hold National Revival in Belize

The Pentecostal Assembly is hosting a national crusade in Belize over the next few days. Visiting members from Pentecostal Diocese in the U.S.A. are in country to spread the word [...]

Belize Council of Churches Says YES to the I.C.J.

The Belize Council of Churches has come out in favour of going to the International Court of Justice and is offering prayers for a settlement of the dispute. After carefully [...]