The Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean

Geographical Area: 230,223 Sq Km

Population: 14,470,000


Archbishop, Province of Indian Ocean & Bishop of the Seychelles
The Most Revd James Richard Wong Yin Song


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.

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