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Annual Meeting of Irish Episcopal Conference and Church of Ireland Bishops

In the spirit of the recommendation of the International Anglican–Roman Catholic Commission for Unity and Mission (IARCCUM) that there should be regular meetings of Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops in individual countries to discuss common concerns, the eighth such meeting was held in Dublin yesterday (Wednesday, 25th September).

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Statement of the Standing Committee regarding the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union

The Standing Committee of the General Synod of the Church of Ireland, meeting on 17th September 2019 in Church of Ireland House, Dublin, noted the decision of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to leave the European Union on a date determined but yet to be finalised.

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Children’s Ministry Harvest Newsletter

A selection of ideas for talks and crafts – on the theme of Harvest – gathered together for Church of Ireland Children’s Ministry. This includes suggestions for Harvest songs and Bible reflections.

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Irish Churches issue call to action on homelessness

Resources launched for church communities

The Irish Inter–Church Meeting has issued a call to action on homelessness and housing insecurity. The organisation, which brings together church leaders from across the island of Ireland, has launched new resources to help people engage with the issues surrounding homelessness and housing insecurity.

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Contract signed for St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, roof restoration project

The contract for the restoration of the roof of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, was signed on Tuesday morning (September 17) in the cathedral’s Deanery.

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Archdeacon Andrew Forster confirmed as Bishop–designate of Derry and Raphoe

The House of Bishops, at its meeting in Dublin yesterday (Wednesday, 18th September), confirmed the appointment of the Ven Andrew Forster, Archdeacon of Ardboe, as Bishop–designate of the United Dioceses of Derry and Raphoe.

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New website for Eco–Congregation Ireland

Eco Congregation Ireland’s new website seeks to encourage parishes to take steps in four areas to become more environmentally aware and eco–friendly.

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The Venerable Andrew Forster elected as new Bishop of Derry and Raphoe

It was announced today that the Episcopal Electoral College for the Diocese of Derry and Raphoe meeting in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh, has elected the Venerable Andrew Forster as the new Bishop of Derry and Raphoe.

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Archbishop of Dublin expresses solidarity with Muslim community

The Archbishop of Dublin has expressed sorrow and solidarity with members of Muslim communities who have experienced racist attacks or prejudice.

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PSNI issue warning about upsurge in scams

The PSNI has identified an upsurge in scams where emails are being hacked, leading to over £769,000 in losses during the month of July. The Church of Ireland is backing the Scamwise NI campaign through the Church Leaders Group.

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