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#Church of Ireland

# church-of-ireland - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Opinion: It may seem heartless, but we shouldn’t fund an inquiry into religious-run homes

I shudder to imagine what those mothers and their beautiful babies went through. But we need to ask the difficult question: is this the correct use of funds that children living today so badly need?

# church-of-ireland - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Cork Bishop backs same-sex civil marriage

Dr Paul Colton said that the Church of Ireland has not yet caught up with or responded to the current debate on same-sex marriage.

# church-of-ireland - Thursday 9 January, 2014

‘No plans’ to remove the devil from Church of Ireland baptisms, following CofE lead

New language for baptism services is being road-tested in English parishes in a bid to make the text used more accessible.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 30 November, 2013

First ordination of female Church of Ireland bishop takes place in Dublin

Pat Storey, who has been a rector of St Augustine’s in Derry since 2004, takes over as Church of Ireland Bishop of Meath and Kildare.

# church-of-ireland - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Sectarianism “is alive” in Dublin’s Church of Ireland community – Archbishop

Church of Ireland Archbishop Of Dublin Michael Jackson says that there remains a “a deeply dug in antagonism to difference” within the church community.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers

Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?

# church-of-ireland - Friday 20 September, 2013

Meet the first woman to be appointed a Church of Ireland bishop

Rev Pat Storey will take over as Bishop of Meath and Kildare.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Helter Skelter, Crystal Maze and Chivers jam: the 1907 Irish International Exhibition Hidden Ireland This post contains images

Helter Skelter, Crystal Maze and Chivers jam: the 1907 Irish International Exhibition

Check out these 28 recently-discovered pictures of the event.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin says church cannot be ‘self-serving’

In an address today, Martin reminisced about his time in Clonliffe College, describing it as a “very cold place in more ways than one.”

# church-of-ireland - Friday 11 January, 2013

10 interesting moments from day three of the Oireachtas hearings on abortion

Thursday was the final day of Oireachtas hearings on how to implement legislation for the X case with religious and advocacy groups having their thoughts heard.

# church-of-ireland - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Churches and lobby groups to address Oireachtas abortion hearings

The third and final day is a busy one, with pro-choice, pro-life and several faith groups all weighing in on abortion.

# church-of-ireland - Sunday 23 December, 2012

New COI Archbishop gives views on abortion, gay marriage

Archbishop Dr Richard Clarke said that he would be “as restrictive as one can with compassion and humanity” when it comes to abortion.

# church-of-ireland - Friday 21 December, 2012

Anglican Archbishop welcomes moves ‘to bring clarity’ to abortion law

Dr Michael Jackson says the abortion issue is one of “almost indescribable complexity”.

# church-of-ireland - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Church of Ireland enthrones new leader COI

Church of Ireland enthrones new leader

The Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke will be enthroned as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland today.

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# church-of-ireland - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

NI census: Catholic population growing as Protestant numbers decline

Northern Irish figures show for the first time that the question of national identity cannot be directly related to religion.

# church-of-ireland - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Number of Catholics at record high, despite lowest percentage ever – CSO

3.86 million people describe themselves as Catholic (84.2 per cent) while 277,237 people say that they have no religion.

# church-of-ireland - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Historical bronze bell stolen from Kerry church

The bell, which was held in a former Church of Ireland church, was made in the 1700s and weighs around 300lbs.

# church-of-ireland - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Demolition work begins on landmark building on Dublin’s High Street

The address was home to Murphy’s Pram and Nursery store but safety concerns have led to demolition beginning.