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The Anglican Centre in Rome

A Q&A with Bishop Michael Burrows

The Rt Revd Michael Burrows, Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, has been involved with the Anglican Centre in Rome for many years and is now the Chair of its International Board. Here, he explains some of the work of the Centre and the significant role the Church of Ireland plays in it.

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World Refugee Day: Call to commemorate lives of migrants and refugees lost in the Mediterranean

The Conference of European Churches (CEC) together with the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) is inviting churches to commemorate the lives of thousands of migrants and refugees who have lost their lives in the Mediterranean, seeking safety on their way to Europe.

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Young people encouraged to share their thoughts on inter–faith dialogue

Essay competition from the World Council of Churches

The Interfaith Working Group of the Commission for Christian Unity and Dialogue is encouraging young people from the Church of Ireland to consider taking part.

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Porvoo Prayer Diary for 2021 now available

The Porvoo Declaration commits the Churches which have signed it ‘to share a common life’ and ‘to pray for and with one another’. An important way of doing this is to pray through the year for the Porvoo Churches and their dioceses.

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Porvoo Communion Theological Conference

Archbishop Michael Jackson and several other participants from the Church of Ireland recently participated in the Porvoo Communion Theological Conference, ‘A Vision for Communion’, which took place on 8th October with a Meeting of the Porvoo Contact Group on the next day.

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Resources available for Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

The Archbishop of Armagh and Chairman of the Church of Ireland’s Commission on Christian Unity and Dialogue, the Most Revd John McDowell, has endorsed and encouraged the use of resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, in January 2021.

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Signposting European nationals for advice on settled status in the UK

The European Affairs Working Group of the Commission for Christian Unity and Dialogue encourages parishes to consider the following advice from EMBRACE on assisting EU nationals in Northern Ireland, who will need to apply for settled status by 30 June next year.

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Porvoo Prayer Diary 2020 now available

The Porvoo Declaration commits the Churches which have signed it ‘to share a common life’ and ‘to pray for and with one another’. An important way of doing this is to pray through the year for the Porvoo Churches and their dioceses.

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Jørgen Skov Sørensen appointed as CEC General Secretary

Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen has been appointed as the new General Secretary of the Conference of European Churches (CEC).

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity resources now available

A focus on ‘Unusual Kindness’

Resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU) for 2020 are now available to buy or download online from the Christians Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) website.

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