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Motion Urging Bishops to Seek Pastoral Arrangements for Same Sex Couples Defeated at Synod

A private members motion requesting the House of Bishops to investigate a means to develop sensitive, local pastoral arrangements for public prayer and thanksgiving at key moments in the lives of same–sex couples, and to present their ideas to General Synod 2018, with a view to making proposals at General Synod 2019 was defeated at General Synod this afternoon.

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Report of Select Committee on Human Sexuality Urges Bishops to Carry on the Conversation

The Report of the Select Committee on Human Sexuality in the Context of Christian Belief was presented at General Synod in Limerick this afternoon.

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Report of the Representative Church Body Highlights Church Finances

The report of the Representative Church Body was presented to General Synod in Limerick this afternoon.

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Climate Change and Fossil Fuels Motion Passed at General Synod

A motion calling on the RCB to ensure that the Church of Ireland further improves the carbon footprint of its investment portfolio has been brought forward at General Synod.

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Greetings of the Irish Council of Churches Brought to Synod

by Bishop Chris Wilson, Moderator of the Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church of Ireland

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Churches’ Work in Pre Social Cohesion Project in Rathkeale Highlighted

Two informal sessions took place at Synod 2017 to highlight work going on locally in parishes.

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The Council for Mission Highlights Importance of Solidarity with Global Church

The report of the Council for Mission was presented to General Synod this morning.

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Board of Education Report Highlights Issues Facing Church of Ireland Schools

The Report of the Board of Education was presented to General Synod in Limerick this morning.

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Inter Diocesan Conversations Between Tuam and Limerick Receive Synod’s Support

On going conversations between the United Dioceses of Tuam, Killala and Achonry and the United Dioceses of Limerick and Killaloe have been outlined at General Synod in Limerick this morning.

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Day Two of General Synod Underway in Limerick

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