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January 18, 2008

Politicians and church leaders will January 19 tackle the issue of immigration in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland at the Hard Gospel Conference on Immigration, titled "A Pilgrim People."

Church of Ireland Primate and Archbishop of Armagh, the Most Rev. Alan Harper, and...

December 18, 2007

Archbishop Alan Harper of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland issued the following Christmas message for 2007.

 

The hearts and minds of all Christians focus in two places at Christmastide. Almost simultaneously we find our hearts at home and in Bethlehem. But to be at home, here...

December 5, 2007

Cathedrals and parish churches in Ireland will ring their bells at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, to mark the Global Day of Action on Climate Change.

The Ecological & Environmental Panel of the Church in Society Committee is calling on Church of Ireland parishes to ring the...

September 28, 2007

The Most Rev. Alan Harper, Archbishop of Armagh and Church of Ireland Primate, has called the House of Bishops' September 25 statement, following its meeting in New Orleans, "helpful and deserving of a generous response."

"I hope that member churches of the Anglican Communion will now...

September 10, 2007

New York Bishop Mark S. Sisk participated September 11 in the dedication of the Spire of Hope in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The 328-foot stainless steel needle, which will tower above St. Anne's Cathedral on Donegall Street, was inspired, in part, by the terrorist attacks on the World Trade...

September 7, 2007

Armagh Archbishop Alan Harper, Primate of All Ireland, officially opened new premises for CMS Ireland at Dargan Road, Belfast, on September 6, launching a new phase in the organization's missionary work, a Church of Ireland news release announced.

Speaking at the opening, Harper paid...

August 1, 2007

Teenagers from Ballyholme parish in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland, gave up a week of their holidays to run a program of activities for children in Ballysillan, north Belfast.

The new Bishop of Connor, Alan Abernethy, dropped in on July 25 to join the fun and meet a few old...

May 2, 2007

The people of Ireland can learn lessons of reconciliation from South Africans, the Rev. Samuel Kobia, general secretary of the World Council of Churches, said after leading a seminar on "Reconciliation and the Healing of Memories" at the Irish School of Ecumenics in Dublin.

Among those...

January 9, 2007

The Rt. Rev. Alan Harper, Bishop of Connor, has been elected Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland by the House of Bishops of the Church of Ireland, to succeed Archbishop Robin Eames, who retired at the end of 2006 after more than 20 years as Primate.

 

Making the...

December 3, 2006

Following the meeting between a number of the bishops of the Church of Ireland and a delegation from the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), the bishops issued the following statement:

Our meeting with members of the DUP is one of a series of meetings which we have held with political parties...

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