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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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King Charles III attends Service of Reflection for Queen Elizabeth II

The eyes of the nation were on St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, on September 13, as the Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev George Davison, in the presence of King Charles III and the Queen Consort, led a moving Service of Reflection for the Life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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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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Expression of Sympathy by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross upon the death of Queen Elizabeth II

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, has expressed sympathy, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, to fellow members of the Church of Ireland in Northern Ireland and also to British citizens living in Cork, and especially those who are members of the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.

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Special prayer for Queen Elizabeth II at Bishop’s Enthronement Service

Many of those gathering for the Service of Enthronement of the Bishop of Clogher, the Right Revd Dr Ian Ellis, in St Macartin’s Cathedral, Clogher, on Thursday evening learned off the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the service.

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Postponement of Service of Enthronement in Enniskillen

As a mark of respect, in observance of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Service of Enthronement for the Bishop of Clogher, which was to take place today (Sunday 11th September), has been postponed until Sunday 25th September 2022 at 7.00pm in St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen.

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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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