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Irish churches look ahead to visit by Pope Francis with plea to protect families

Irish Church leaders issue call to protect vulnerable families from hardship ahead of Pope Francis’s visit for the World Meeting of Families.

02 January 2018

Humanitarian work in Gaza and peace efforts in South Sudan recognised in Archbishop of Canterbury's awards

More than 35 people from around the world have been recognised with awards for outstanding service to the church in a ceremony at Lambeth Palace.

14 June 2017

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

C of E warns against Sunday trading extension

The Church of England’s Mission and Public Affairs Council (MPA) has warned that a relaxation of the rules governing the number of hours that large stores can open on a Sunday would “erode common leisure time essential for family life”

15 October 2015

 

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Bishop of Maridi elected to lead the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan

Bishop Justin Badi Arama has been elected as the new Primate of the Church of South Sudan, to succeed Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul.