Provincial Directory: The Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean

 

Map and Statistics

Geographical Area:230,223 Sq Km
Population:14,470,000
Number of Anglicans:120,000
Number of Christians:6,928,000
Number of Parishes:86
Number of Clergy:114

History

The Province, covering Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles, was founded in 1973, combining two bishoprics. The Anglican mission began in Mauritius in 1810, after the capture of the island from the French. Missionaries were then sent to the other islands.

Information:

Primate:The Most Revd Ian Gerald James Ernest

Provincial Secretary: The Revd Canon Samitiana Razafindralambo Jhonson

Provincial Treasurer: Mr Philip Tse Rai Wai

Diocese:

Antananarivo
Antsiranana
Fianarantsoa
Mahajanga
Mauritius
Seychelles
Toamasina
Toliara

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