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Irish Faith Leaders stress the dignity of human life in the Holy Land

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

Celebrations mark Octocentennial anniversary of historic diocesan unification

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

Irish Premier tells Church of Ireland school pupils to "dream big dreams"

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

Church of Ireland opens first Anglican voluntary school in Irish republic

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

Archbishop welcomes World Meeting of Families announcement

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

Irish Catholics and Anglicans unite for Saint Patrick's Day service

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

Easter returns to Dublin Cathedral

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

Safety fears force Easter Sunday closure of Dublin churches

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

Dublin and Jerusalem Anglicans to journey together

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

Memorial to Armenian Genocide erected in Dublin Anglican cathedral

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

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Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.