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Dublin

Church of Ireland celebrates 150 years of independence from the state

The Church of Ireland is celebrating and marking one hundred and fifty years since it was disestablished from the Church of England

14 November 2019

Homeless Jesus will be international focus for World Day of the Poor

A sculpture of Jesus, depicted as a homeless person on a bench, is to be a focal point for events marking the World Day of the Poor.

07 November 2019

Extremism and terrorism are enemies of all humanity: Imam responds to Sri Lanka attack

A senior Irish imam has paid a solidarity visit to Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin after the terror attack on churches in Sri Lanka.

10 May 2019

Archbishop of Dublin welcomes police recovery of The Crusader’s skull

Irish police have recovered the mummified head of The Crusader, which had been stolen from the crypt of a Dublin church last month.

07 March 2019

Anglican and Roman Catholic Archbishops of Dublin appeal for return of The Crusader’s head

The Anglican and Roman Catholic Archbishops of Dublin have made a joint appeal for the return of human remains stolen from a Church.

28 February 2019

Archbishop decries desecration as vandals steal mummified head from Dublin church’s crypt

Thieves have stolen the head from an 800-year-old mummified body, known as “The Crusader” from the crypt of a church in Dublin.

25 February 2019

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