People in 1916 were “battling exploitation, social exclusion, poverty, squalor, indignity and colonialism" - Church of Ireland Primate.
“We must commemorate 1916 in a way that respects all past differences and does not glorify violence retrospectively" - Bishop John Buckley.
Decade of Commemorations presents a vital opportunity for every part of the Church on this island, not only to remember the past, but to create and shape the future.
“We are still faced with the question of the relationship between recognition and response in regard to these events" - Archbishop Michael Jackson.
Easter proclamation “would hardly have meant that in respecting differing lifestyles we prioritise adults over children” - Bishop Leahy.
First anniversary of the tragic death of Iona Institute researcher.