Alban Maginness MLA, Justice spokesperson for the SDLP

COI Gazette -23rd January 2015

Regarding Troubles perpetrators as victims ‘incompatible’ with victim concept, SDLP tells Gazette The SDLP’s Justice spokesperson, North Belfast MLA Alban Maginness, has told the Gazette that to regard perpetrators as Troubles victims “is incompatible with the concept of being a … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 0

COI Gazette – 16th January 2015

Muslims on edge after Paris terrorist attack on satirical magazine A horrific attack on Wednesday of last week in Paris on the weekly satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, that mocked Islam left 12 people dead at the scene, as well as … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 0

COI Gazette – 9th January 2015

Archbishop of Dublin touches on global issues in Christ Church sermon In the course of his Christmas sermon in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, the Archbishop of Dublin, the Most Revd Michael Jackson (pictured), raised the issues of the effects of … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 0
Miroslav Volf (Photo: J.O. Nyaku, UN)

COI Gazette – 2nd January 2015

‘Micah Summit’ culmination of 10 years of Christian campaigning on Millennium Development Goals Christian leaders from four continents met for a ‘Micah Summit’ at the United Nations in New York shortly before Christmas. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs, see box) … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 0

COI Gazette -19th December 2014

1914 Christmas Truce celebrated with unveiling and dedicating of memorial A memorial to World War I’s Christmas Truce was dedicated last week at the UK’s National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The Christmas Truce was not an official ceasefire, but the … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 0
Rowan Williams interview

COI Gazette – 12th December 2014

UK withdrawal from the EU would be ‘deeply regressive’ and aid agencies would suffer, Dr Williams tells Gazette In the course of an interview with the Gazette editor last week in Dublin (see box for details), the former Archbishop of … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 0
Pictured at the Irish Inter-Church Meeting are (from left) Mervyn McCullagh, CICC Executive Secretary; the Revd Dr Donald Watts, President of the Irish Council of Churches; the Most Revd Brendan Leahy, Roman Catholic Bishop of Limerick and Co-Chair, with Dr Watts, of the Irish Inter- Church Meeting; Sam Harper, a Lay Honorary Secretary of the General Synod; and Alison Meagher, CICC Communications and Administration Assistant.

COI Gazette – 5th December 2014

Irish Churches consider major ecumenical document on mission Representatives of member- Churches within the Churches in Ireland Connecting in Christ (CICC) ecumenical grouping met last week, on Thursday 27th November, to deliberate together on the contents of the document recently … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 0
Pictured at the ‘Ethics of War’ event in the Music Room of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, are
(from left) Prof. Nigel Biggar, Prof. Keith Jeffery, Bishop John McDowell and Prof. David Hayton.
(Photo: Paul Harron)

COI Gazette – 28th November 2014

‘Peace isn’t simple’ – Church of Ireland marks WW1 centenary by discussing ethics of war Despite inclement November weather, a large audience came together in the atmospheric setting of Christ Church Cathedral Dublin’s Music Room last Wednesday (19th November) to … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 0

COI Gazette – 21st November 2014

Willowfield parish, Belfast, among first-ever Christian Social Action Award winners   The winners of the first-ever Christian Funders’ Forum Christian social action awards, which included Willowfield parish in East Belfast, were announced at a special ceremony on Wednesday 12th November … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 0

COI Gazette – 14th November 2014

Prince Charles speaks on religious persecution, calls for tolerance, encourages hope   In a message supporting those persecuted for their faith, the Prince of Wales has spoken of “mounting despair”, of the need for interfaith respect and tolerance and of … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 0
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