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Church of Ireland urges freedom of religion and expression as country prepares for blasphemy referendum

Voters in Ireland will take part in a referendum next Friday (26 October) to decide whether to abolish the country’s blasphemy laws.

19 October 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

Primate welcomes same-sex marriage plebiscite but warns against "harsh or vilifying" debate

The Primate of Australia has welcomed a proposed referendum on whether the country should allow same-sex marriages; but expressed concern about the “tenor of the debate.”

09 September 2016

Archbishop Welby on Britain's EU Referendum

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has set out his support for Britain’s continuing membership of the European Union.

14 June 2016

Anglican chaplains give view on EU vote

The world will be watching when the UK votes on whether to stay in the EU later this month. Anglican clergy across the continent are watching the campaign. Several chaplains in the Diocese of Europe have been giving ACNS their perspective.

08 June 2016

Archbishop of Canterbury statement on Scotland referendum result

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has issued a statement after the Scottish people voted to remain within the United Kingdom.

19 September 2014