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Anglican bishop welcomes Pope Francis’ visit to the World Meeting of Families in Ireland

Bishop Kenneth Kearon has written to Roman Catholic bishops who dioceses overlap with his, to welcome Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland.

15 August 2018

Irish Prime Minister visits Parish of Sam Maguire and launches promotional video

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has visited St Mary’s Church in Dunmanway, the final resting place of famous Gaelic footballer Sam Maguire.

27 July 2018

Bishops’ ecumenical appeal for calm as riots hit Northern Ireland city of Londonderry

The Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops in Londonderry have urged parents in the city to use their influence to end ongoing riots.

13 July 2018

Church in Wales wins contract to train British military chaplains

Chaplains serving UK armed forces will continue to be trained by the Church in Wales, after St Padarn’s Institute won a training contract.

21 June 2018

Bishop of Loughborough elected Vice President of European ecumenical group

Bishop Guli Francis-Dehqani, the Bishop of Loughborough, has been elected Vice President of the Conference of European Churches.

05 June 2018

Australian and Irish bishops issue separate statements on same-sex relationships

Australian bishops respond to legalisation of same-sex marriage; Irish bishops say there is “little appetite” for more discussions on sexuality.

15 May 2018

Christians across the world join together to pray “Thy Kingdom Come”

Christians around the world are pledging to mark the time between Ascension and Pentecost by prayering: “Thy Kingdom Come”

03 May 2018

Stolen heart of Saint Laurence O’Toole to be returned to Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral

A priceless relic of the patron saint of Dublin will be returned to Christ Church Cathedral in the city tonight, six years after it was stolen.

26 April 2018

Anglican and Roman Catholic leaders in Ireland herald 20th anniversary of Belfast Agreement

Roman Catholic and Anglican leaders celebrate “all that has been achieved in building peace” in 20 years since the Good Friday Agreement.

09 April 2018

Proposed reform of Ireland’s abortion law “is not an ethical position we can accept”, archbishops say

The Archbishops of Armagh and Dublin say proposed changes to the abortion law in Ireland is “not an ethical position we can accept.”

28 March 2018

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The first graduates from Gambella Theological College

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.