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Evangelical church congregations growing in Ireland

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.

2019.02.21.

Bishop Treanor ordains first permanent deacons for Down and Connor

Nine new deacons include two prominent barristers, one of whom was raised a Presbyterian before he became a Catholic.

2018.10.16.

Church leaders pay tribute to Good Friday Agreement in Rome

“There are no quick fixes,” but the accord “gave us the opportunity – the breathing space – to look for goodwill”: Archbishop Richard Clarke.

2018.05.23.

People of faith – key in referendum on 8th Amendment

Cross-denominational response to the 8th amendment looks at life issue from a specifically Christian perspective.

2018.04.07.

Church leaders tell the North’s paramilitaries: stop for the sake of the children

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

2017.11.20.

Methodist Minister proposes day to remember victims of Troubles in Northern Ireland

“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.”

2017.08.26.

Belfast’s oldest Catholic church to re-open for Mass next week

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.

2017.08.19.

Peace and family – where the light gets in

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.

2017.07.13.

Belfast’s oldest church to close temporarily this summer

St Mary’s, in Chapel Lane, will undergo both external and internal restoration between May and August.

2017.05.01.

Two NI primary schools to be jointly run by Churches

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.

2016.06.22.

New study affirms role of small CofI primary schools

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.

2016.05.14.

Information meetings on shared education in NI

Jointly Managed Schools a new model agreed by the main Churches and the Northern Ireland Department of Education.

2016.02.28.

John McAreavey to speak on forgiveness in Knock

Former footballer to give personal testimony about his faith journey following the tragic death of his wife, Michaela.

2016.02.21.

Inter–Church ‘Walk of Light’ takes place on Sunday

10th annual ecumenical journey organised by the Dublin Council of Churches combines liturgy and pilgrimage.

2015.11.20.

NI instability erasing hope from lives: Church leaders

An “unacceptable level of child poverty” is affecting over 100,000 children, roughly 6% of Northern Ireland’s population and “constitutes a real crisis”.

2015.09.22.

Church leaders “acutely aware” of cost of divisions

"Threat to social cohesion arising from growing socio-economic inequality is a particular concern, notably in its implications for the younger generations."

2015.03.28.

Passion play makes its return to Ballylinan

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.

2015.03.20.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015

Official inaugural ceremony will take place on Sunday afternoon at 3pm in St Bartholomew’s Church Dublin.

2015.01.17.

New BBC TV series focuses on faith in Armagh

Extraordinary life stories of ordinary peoples' personal faith journeys.

2014.05.25.

Presbyterian minister & prior join in prayer on Lough Derg

Tenth ecumenical ‘Day of Friendship & Prayer’ held on island for Ash Wednesday.

2014.03.05.

Cardinal congratulates new Presbyterian Moderator

Rev Michael Barry annoys gay rights activists by suggesting that people who are gay should stay celibate.

2014.02.08.
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