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The Queen and the Church

In the third of a series of articles on the life and reign of the Queen, Karen Bushby recalls Her Majesty’s formal role in the leadership of the Church of England.

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The Queen and the Commonwealth

In the second of a series of articles on the life and reign of the Queen, Karen Bushby looks at her global role as Head of the Commonwealth.

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A Service of Reflection for the life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

A Service of Reflection for the life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was held in the Cathedral Church of St Anne, Belfast, on Tuesday, 13th September 2022, in the presence of His Majesty King Charles III and the Queen Consort.

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The Queen’s visits to Ireland

The beginning of a series of articles from the archives of the Church of Ireland Gazette looking back over aspects of the Queen’s life and reign.

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Archbishop John McDowell’s sermon at the Service of Reflection for Queen Elizabeth

A sermon preached by Archbishop John McDowell at a Service of Reflection for the life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II held in the Cathedral Church of St Anne, Belfast, on Tuesday 13 September 2022.

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BBC Radio Ulster Morning Service reflects on the early life of Queen Elizabeth II

In the course of his address for BBC Radio Ulster’s Morning Service, at St Columba’s, Knock, this morning (11th September), Archbishop John McDowell reflected on the birth and early life of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

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Statement of the Archbishop of Dublin following the death of Queen Elizabeth II

“She was a person who set a shining and consistent example of duty, service and care as someone who put the public good above personal considerations.”

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A Statement of Tribute to Her Majesty The Queen

From the Archbishop of Armagh & Primate of All Ireland, the Most Revd John McDowell

Archbishop John McDowell has issued the following statement of tribute upon the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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Archbishop John McDowell encourages prayer for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Archbishop of Armagh and the people of the Church of Ireland, conscious of concerns around the health of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, would offer their prayers and urge others to pray at this very difficult time.

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Archbishop John McDowell extends best wishes to new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Archbishop John McDowell has extended his best wishes to the new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Chris Heaton–Harris.

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