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Fifth Theological Conference of the Porvoo Communion of Churches

The Fifth Theological Conference of the Porvoo Communion of Churches took place in Riga, Latvia from October 19 to 22, 2016. The Church of Ireland is one of 15 Anglican and Lutheran churches in Europe who make up the Porvoo Communion of Churches.

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Migrants: from fear to compassion

Mass migration prompted by global conflict and ecological crises has stirred up unresolved fears in European societies. Understanding and responding to this was the central theme of a dialogue seminar that took place on 24 October between churches and the European Commission.

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Religious Minorities in Diverse Societies: Consultation in Croatia Builds Bridges

Religious leaders, human rights advocates, and representatives from governments, youth and international organisations gathered in Zagreb on 21 and 22 October for a conference on religious minorities as part of culturally diverse societies.

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The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017

The Rt Revd John McDowell, Bishop of Clogher and Chair of the Commission for Christian Unity and Dialogue, outlines the theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017: Crossing Barriers.

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International Reformed–Anglican Dialogue

The second meeting of the International Reformed–Anglican Dialogue has taken place. The Ven Helene T Steed, Archdeacon of Clogher, attended from the Church of Ireland.

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Bishop of Cashel co–chairs AOCICC

The Rt Revd Michael Burrows, Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, recently co–chaired the Anglican–Old Catholic International Co–ordinating Council (AOCICC) in Ghent, Belgium. The meeting was hosted by the Anglican Communion.

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Solidarity with the Christian Community in Syria

On Friday 22nd July 2016, representatives of the Irish Council of Churches (ICC) and the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference were delighted to welcome His Eminence Metropolitan Silouan of the Archdiocese of the British Isles and Wales of the Antiochian Orthodox Church, on the occasion of his first pastoral visit to the Antiochian Orthodox community in Belfast.

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What future for Europe? An open letter of CEC to churches and partner organisations

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The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016

The tide of Christian ecumenism has ebbed and flowed over the past century; but whether it was at its height or apparently beyond the horizon, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity has acted as a practical local reminder that although His Church is fractured, Christ remains undivided and at one with the Father and with all his children.

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The International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN) newsletter – February 2015

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