Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders in Ireland have pledged to work together to promote peace and deepen understanding in the Holy Land.
08 December 2016
The united dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough in the Church of Ireland are celebrating the 800th anniversary of their unification with a series of special events this week.
16 November 2016
The Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, has told pupils at the first C of I voluntary secondary school to open since the formation of the state to “dream big dreams.”
07 October 2016
The Irish Prime Minister will tomorrow open the country’s first Anglican voluntary secondary school to be founded since the creation of the state.
06 October 2016
The Anglican Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough, Michael Jackson, has welcomed the announcement by the Vatican this morning that the Roman Catholic Church’s next World Meeting of Families will be held in Dublin in 2018. It will be the ninth such meeting to have taken place – the last one was in Philadelphia in 2015.
24 May 2016
The Church of Ireland and Roman Catholic Archbishops of Dublin joined the Choirs of Christ Church Cathedral and the Girls’ Choir of St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, took part in a united service on the eve of St Patrick’s Day to convey a powerful message of Christian unity. The service, on Wednesday evening this week, united the choirs’ voices united for “a magnificent and historic Festal Choral Evensong.”
18 March 2016
Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral will hold an Easter Day service after all, following discussions between diocesan officials, the government, and the Irish police service. It had been announced that security around commemorations of the centenary of the Easter Rising would make the service impossible. Six city centre churches will remain closed.
04 March 2016
Dublin’s Anglican Cathedral and six city centre churches are being forced to close on Easter Sunday as a result of a safety cordon being put in place by security officials because of events being held to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising, which eventually paved the way for the creation of an independent Irish nation.
16 February 2016
The Archbishops of Dublin and Jerusalem have signed an accord which will see the people of their respective dioceses “journey together as brothers and sisters in Christ on a common pilgrimage of faith and discipleship.” The Epiphany Agreement establishes an official link between the diocese of Jerusalem and the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough.
12 January 2016
A Khachker – a traditional Armenian cross made from volcanic stone – has been erected in the grounds of Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin in a service attended by Christian leaders from across the denominations in Ireland
07 December 2015