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Diversity in decision–making

An article from members of the Primate’s Reference Group on Ethnic Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Justice.

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Archbishop John McDowell supports Focolare Movement at Augsburg conference

Archbishop John McDowell has this week attended ‘Dare to be One, a call from Jesus to live the future, now’ – the conference of bishops as friends of the Focolare Movement in Augsburg, Germany.

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New podcast: Encouraging diversity in decision–making

Ahead of Easter vestries across the island, the Primate’s Reference Group on Ethnic Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Justice has called on parishes to reflect on the need for diversity in decision–making at all levels in the Church, and how we can ensure that our Church leadership reflects the diversity of our membership.

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Diocesan Synods 2024

Diocesan synods are significant gatherings in the life of our Church, for both its governance and for a sense of community and networking among leaders, clergy and lay, and the organisations with whom we serve.

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Archbishop John McDowell pays tribute to Professor Raymond Gillespie

Archbishop John McDowell has paid tribute to Professor Raymond Gillespie, who has died after a short illness.

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Archbishop of Armagh asks for prayers for HM King Charles III

“I was saddened to learn of the King’s diagnosis of cancer and ask that the King and his family should be remembered in public prayer and in our private devotions at what will be an anxious time for many people.”

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Racial Justice Sunday – a podcast

To encourage interest in Racial Justice Sunday, observed on the second Sunday in February each year, a podcast from the Primate’s Ethnic Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Justice Reference Group discusses some issues involved in welcoming people from all racial and ethnic backgrounds in Ireland today and standing up against racism.

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Church Leaders welcome political progress in Northern Ireland

The Church Leaders Group (Ireland) today (2 February) welcomed the anticipated restoration of devolved government in Northern Ireland and recognised the challenges in reaching necessary accommodations to enable this to happen.

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A video conversation for Holocaust Memorial Day 2024

The Archbishop of Armagh has in recent years marked Holocaust Memorial Day (27th January) with a recorded conversation on the theme chosen by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust.

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Parish property and insurance roadshows coming up in February

For parishes in the Republic of Ireland ∙ Please register by Thursday, 8th February 2024

Ecclesiastical Insurance likes to start the new year with some good news, and is pleased to invite representatives from all Church of Ireland parishes and cathedrals in the Republic to gatherings to share details of the new enhancements to its policy for direct church customers.

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