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Archbishops of Armagh attend State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Archbishops John McDowell and Eamon Martin attended the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II alongside representatives of other Christian denominations from Northern Ireland.

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The Queen and patronage

Our series on the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth, as reported by the Church of Ireland Gazette, concludes with recollections of her links with many church organisations as their patron.

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Opinion and the monarchy during the Queen’s reign

Our series turns to consider how opinion on the monarchy has varied over the years of Her Majesty’s long reign.

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Showing our support for palliative care

The Church of Ireland’s Chaplaincy Accreditation Board has been supporting Palliative Care Week (11th–17th September) on the theme of Living as well as possible.

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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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