"The pandemic has revealed that ‘faith matters’, not just for faith communities but for wider society,” says Dr Gladys Ganiel.
‘We are very excited. We hope it will be a moment of grace for us here in the North and for all of Ireland as well’ – Manuel McGivern, spokesperson for Focolare.
“Those who are leading Brexit have to recognise not just the benefits for East Sussex but the challenges for West Derry.”
These evangelical churches report a good ethnic mix and a young age profile, with 46 per cent of members aged under 30, and 75 per cent aged under 50.
Nine new deacons include two prominent barristers, one of whom was raised a Presbyterian before he became a Catholic.
“There are no quick fixes,” but the accord “gave us the opportunity – the breathing space – to look for goodwill”: Archbishop Richard Clarke.
Cross-denominational response to the 8th amendment looks at life issue from a specifically Christian perspective.
Too many in our society continue to be exposed to paramilitary violence at an early age, either as victims of direct attacks or as members of families subjected to intimidation
“Together across our community we might come together, each of us and all of us, from all sectors including the churches and acknowledge our part in the hurt, the grief and the pain of the past 48 plus years.”
It was on Sunday 30 May 1784 that Mass was celebrated for the first time in the Church of St Mary by Fr Hugh O’Donnell, first parish priest of Belfast.
Rev Ken Newell encouraged the more than 300 participants at the Focolare Mariapolis to forge links between their own churches and those of other denominations in their local area.
St Mary’s, in Chapel Lane, will undergo both external and internal restoration between May and August.
Desertmartin is a Church of Ireland primary school while Knocknagin is a Catholic Maintained Primary. The two are set to make history by becoming the first jointly-run church school in Northern Ireland.
Research shows that 96% of all Chairs; 96% of all principals; 97% of all teachers and 94% of all parents regarded these small schools to be making a valuable contribution to primary education.
Jointly Managed Schools a new model agreed by the main Churches and the Northern Ireland Department of Education.
Former footballer to give personal testimony about his faith journey following the tragic death of his wife, Michaela.
10th annual ecumenical journey organised by the Dublin Council of Churches combines liturgy and pilgrimage.
An “unacceptable level of child poverty” is affecting over 100,000 children, roughly 6% of Northern Ireland’s population and “constitutes a real crisis”.
"Threat to social cohesion arising from growing socio-economic inequality is a particular concern, notably in its implications for the younger generations."
Cast of up to 130 people to act out the Passion while over 100 people are involved in preparing sets, costumes and various production tasks.
Official inaugural ceremony will take place on Sunday afternoon at 3pm in St Bartholomew’s Church Dublin.
Extraordinary life stories of ordinary peoples' personal faith journeys.
Tenth ecumenical ‘Day of Friendship & Prayer’ held on island for Ash Wednesday.
Rev Michael Barry annoys gay rights activists by suggesting that people who are gay should stay celibate.