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

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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
The filming of The Boys from East Belfast at the RCB Library, Dublin. East Belfast historians,
Seaneen Bell and Jason Burke (extreme left and 2nd left respectively) see the soldiers’ letters for
the first time. They are pictured with the RCB Library’s Dr Susan Hood and film maker Tim Hood.
(Photo: Paul Harron/CoI Press Office)

COI Gazette – 7th November 2014

C. of I. collaborates with East Belfast local historians in World War I film “A POSITIVE, collective contribution at this poignant time of remembrance and a successful collaboration between various parts of the Church of Ireland and with the wider … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 0

31st October 2014 – COI Gazette

Christian Aid report challenges multinationals over tax issues Multinational companies may have a moral duty to pay more tax than the letter of the law strictly requires of them, according to a new Christian Aid report on tax and theology. … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 0
Protesters occupying Hong Kong’s Harcourt Road and flyovers on 29th September. (Photo: Citobun)

24th October 2014 – COI Gazette

Archbishop Kwong comments on Hong Kong protests The Anglican Archbishop of Hong Kong, the Most Revd Paul Kwong, last week issued a statement on the current situation in Hong Kong, as he said he had received many inquiries. He described … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 0
The speakers and contributors at the Protestant second level schools’ ‘Faith and Partnership’ conference (from left) Dr Ken Fennelly, the Revd Brian O’Rourke, Dr Anne Lodge, Dr Sarah Bragg, Archbishop Michael Jackson, Prof. Emer Smyth, Dr Gerhard Pfeiffer and Margaret Gorman. (Photo: Lynn Glanville)

COI Gazette – 17th October 2014

Conference and service bring together Republic of Ireland second level schools Representatives of 23 Protestant second level schools in the Republic of Ireland recently came together for the first time for a ‘Faith and Partnership in Second Level Schools’ conference … Continue reading

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