Jamaicans to receive apology from UK Church tomorrow, for its involvement in slavery

Jamaicans are to receive an official apology from representatives of a United Kingdom based Church tomorrow, for its involvement in slavery.

The representatives are part of a 10-member delegation from various church denominations in the UK.

The apology will be made by one of the denominations during a special ecumenical church service at the Webster Memorial United Church in Kingston, at 4pm.

The UK delegation’s visit follows -one by the principals of the Churches’ Reparations Action Forum, CRAF from Jamaica to the UK last June.

CRAF is represented on the National Commission on Reparations by Reverend Dr. Stephen Jennings and Pastor Bruce Fletcher.

Speaking during the Ecumenical Conversation on Reparations virtual forum, last evening, Pastor Fletcher welcomed the UK delegation.

Noting that the church should be the first to give reparations Pastor Fletcher said the wider Caribbean must also benefit from this. 


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