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Synod 2017

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The General Synod
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New Facilitation Committee Ratified by Synod

The establishment of a Facilitation Committee has been ratified by members of General Synod meeting in Limerick.

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Report of Standing Committee Highlights Wide Range of Work and Projects

The report of Standing Committee was received at General Synod in Limerick this afternoon.

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Marriage Council Recognises Pressures on Busy Couples in Synod Report

The report of the Church of Ireland Marriage Council was received by General Synod this afternoon.

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Liturgical Advisory Committee Proposes Changes to Book of Common Prayer – Brexit Brackets Motion Falls

The work of the Liturgical Advisory Committee over the last year was presented at General Synod this afternoon.

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Bills Amending the Book of Common Prayer Comes Before Synod

Two Bills providing for the amendment of the “Book of Common Prayer”.

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Bill Allowing for Appointment of Ecumenical and Lay Canons at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

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Bill to Amend Chapters IV and XIV of the Constitution Presented

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Bill Dealing with Synod Membership Considered at Synod

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Bill Requiring Parishes to Keep Confirmation Registers Presented at General Synod

A Bill which seeks to require Select Vestries to maintain registers of confirmations passed its first and second stages at General Synod this afternoon.

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Bill Dealing with Clergy Pensions Presented at General Synod

A Bill to allow for the revaluation of preserved pension benefits relating to deferred members of the Clergy Pensions Fund passed its first and second stages at General Synod in Limerick this afternoon.

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