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Parishes encouraged to support Climate Sunday in new video

Local parishes across the Church of Ireland are being encouraged to support Climate Sunday – an initiative of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland – in a new short video filmed around our island.

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Taking the Knee: Prayers for Racial Justice and Equality

The House of Bishops has approved a resource provided by the Church and Society Commission for use in public worship at the discretion of local clergy. ‘Taking the Knee’ includes a sentence of Scripture, a prayer of acknowledgement and lament, and prayers for racial justice and equality.

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Church and Society Commission speaks out against racism

The Church and Society Commission has issued the following statement, after its consideration of the Black Lives Matter movement and issues of racism and related injustices on the island of Ireland.

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Professor Katherine Hayhoe on climate change

Visit to Ireland and lectures

The Church of Ireland’s Church and Society Commission is pleased to be one of the organisers of the visit of Professor Katharine Hayhoe to the island of Ireland in March.

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Church and Society Commission focuses on gender justice

The Church of Ireland’s Church and Society Commission (CASC) recently hosted a seminar on the theme of Gender Justice in the Church of Ireland at Seagoe Parish Centre, Portadown.

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A call to action on homelessness

A call to action on homelessness and housing insecurity has been issued by the Irish Inter–Church Meeting, which brings together church leaders from across the island of Ireland.

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Statement on the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill

The Rt Revd Dr Kenneth Kearon, Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe, and Chair of the Church and Society Commission, has issued the following statement in relation to proposed amendments to the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill, to be discussed at Westminster tomorrow.

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Church and Society Commission calls for action on infected blood compensation

The Church and Society Commission of the Church of Ireland has written to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland to request an increase in welfare payments for people living in Northern Ireland who have been infected or otherwise affected by blood contamination.

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Environmental examples from the Church of Ireland

A two–minute video presented to the Church of Ireland’s General Synod highlightss three examples of parish environmental projects from Carlow, Bushmills and Holywood.

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Parishes encouraged to tackle climate change

A Church and Society Commission seminar in Belfast has focused on how members of the Church of Ireland and other Churches can act, in a range of ways, to protect the environment and reduce the impact of climate change.

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