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News from Eco–Congregation Ireland

Eco–Congregation Ireland’s latest newsletter is now available, highlighting examples of environmental projects undertaken by churches across the island of Ireland.

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Moorlands NI @ Youth Link launched

The Church of Ireland’s National Youth Officer, Simon Henry, has commended Youth Link and Moorlands College on their new initiative – Moorlands NI @ Youth Link – to enhance training for youth work across the island of Ireland.

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Call for support for petition against abortion legislation

The Church Leaders Group is inviting all members of its respective Churches to consider signing an online petition to oppose the imposition of abortion legislation on Northern Ireland.

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Autumn SEARCH out now

The autumn issue of the Church of Ireland journal, SEARCH, edited by Canon Ginnie Kennerley, is now out.

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Archbishop of Armagh outlines consequences of Northern Ireland legislation

Sacredness of the gift of human life affirmed

The Church of Ireland’s Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, the Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke, has outlined the implications of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 in the current edition of the Armagh diocesan magazine, ‘The Ambassador’.

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‘Time is of the essence’

Student ordinands licensed as readers in CITI

Eight student ordinands were licensed as readers by Archbishop Michael Jackson in the Church of Ireland Theological Institute on Wednesday evening (October 2). The students were drawn from five dioceses and the chapel of CITI was filled with family and friends for the service.

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A message of thanks for Bishop Harold Miller from Archbishop Richard Clarke

The Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, the Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke, has paid tribute to the Bishop Harold Miller, as he retires this morning as Bishop of Down and Dromore.

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Church Leaders in call to action over Northern Ireland abortion legislation

The leaders of Ireland’s main Churches have expressed their grave concern at the prospect of an almost unregulated abortion regime being imposed on Northern Ireland from Westminster.

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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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