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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

Christ Church Dublin provides new home for asylum charity as it is designated “Sanctuary Cathedral”

An organisation campaigning for the right of asylum seekers to cook their own food is running a café in Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral.

19 February 2018

Historic Anglican – Oriental Orthodox agreement on the Holy Spirit signed in Dublin

Theologians from the Anglican Communion and Oriental Orthodox Churches have signed an historic agreement on the Holy Spirit.

02 November 2017

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