NEWS – AUGUST 30

Glorious weather for Tour de Foyle charity event  -  C of I ordinations  -  Mothers' Union urges parents to talk about perils of sexting  -  Book on dementia wins Michael Ramsey Prize  -  Pope Francis thanks the Church in Poland for World Youth Day efforts  -  Pope Benedict XVI reveals his favourite saints  -  News briefs  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 30

NEWS – AUGUST 29

Dublin born Bible speaks editor dies  -  Jewish graves damaged by mob in Belfast cemetery  -  Limerick’s Mary Immaculate College unveils plans for new library  -  Justin Welby: ‘I am constantly consumed with horror’ at the way the Church has treated gay people  -  US survey of teens’ perceptions of the Bible  -  Cathedral and choral  -  News briefs  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 29

NEWS – AUGUST 27

Fr Shay Cullen wins 2016 Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award  -  Justin Welby outlines vision for youth ministry  -  Closure of Catholic colleges mark beginning of new era  -  Cork bishops’ sympathy on the death of Peter Barry  -  Cathedral and choral  -  News briefs  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 27

NEWS – AUGUST 26

Scottish and irish opposition to preacher claiming to cure homosexuality via prayer  -  Archbishop Eamon Martin offers prayers after earthquake in Central Italy  -  Priest pulled from rubble says rescue was a ‘great miracle’  -  Tandragee parish fundraising Four Peaks Challenge to fight blood cancers  -  Fr Brian D'Arcy to leave his post at the Graan  -  Britain’s Ordinariate is in peril. Here is how to save it  -  News briefs  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education.  CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 26

NEWS – AUGUST 25

Pope leads 11,000 pilgrims praying rosary for Italy earthquake victims  -  Ledger reveals extent of war damage to Kirk properties Corbyn and Smith to face Jewish leaders in faith hustings  -  Trustees of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth concerned at anonymous allegations  -  Methodist Chapel takes leading role in Poldark series 2  -  Cathedral and choral: Wells, Salisbury and Dublin  -  News briefs & News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 25

NEWS – AUGUST 24

Trinity College Dublin and Armagh Public Library in new relationship  -  National youth ministry leadership  -  Killaloe launches new ‘Be Proud of Your Parish’ project  -  Archbishop of Wales Barry Morgan set to retire in January  -  News briefs  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 24

NEWS – AUGUST 23

Ireland must not forget outrages against Protestants, President Higgins  -  Abuse victim slams church for allowing paedophile access to kids  -  Bishops were told not to apologise to abuse victims  -  In memoirs, ex Pope Benedict says Vatican ‘gay lobby’ tried to wield power  -  News briefs  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 23

NEWS – AUGUST 22

Papal nuncio ‘out of sync’ with Irish reality, say priests  -  Maintaining and growing Irish Presbyterian relationships in Africa  -  Clogher parish creates Famine Memorial Garden  -  Cathedral and music: Theo Saunders memorial organ recitals in Armagh: Charles Wood Festival and Summer School: The final ‘Summer Music at Sandford: RSCM Ireland event at Christ Church Cathedral  -  West Cork C of I Parish produces Garden Fete video  -  News briefs  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 22

NEWS – AUGUST 20

St Laurence O’Toole major focus of Dublin and Glendalough’s 800 years  -  Terror victims welcome prayer vigil move from Maze to Belfast Cathedral  -  Moderator hosts Worldwide Missionary Convention tonight  -  368 C of I parishes register with Charity Commissioners  -  86-year-old nun who completes triathlons is star of Nike advert  -  Church-backed play about refugees shortlisted for two awards  -  News briefs: Heritage Week organ recital  and bikes in Limerick; New Veritas book  -  News links. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 20

NEWS – AUGUST 19

Irish Protestant Folk Memory Project  -  Disappointment following cancellation of this year’s Sliabh Bán pilgrimage  -  Football insight at Methodist ordination service  -  Moderator visits Go For It projects  -  US preacher to visit Ulster prison  -  World Humanitarian Day praise for front line relief workers in Sudan  -  Women in the Church of Ireland and their involvement in the Easter Rising  -  Enough is enough, says St Anne's vicar as he demands urgent help for Belfast homeless  -  Musical Open Garden in Donegal  -  Heritage Week at St Doulagh’s, Balgriffin  -  Institution at Lambeg parish  -  New rural dean for Mid-Belfast   -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 19

NEWS – AUGUST 18

Prayer for Peace event leaves Maze for Belfast Cathedral  -  Pope names Dublin born Dallas bishop head of new office for laity and family life  -  Cork chaplain helps to develop bereavement care standards  -  Cathedral and choral: Welsh hymns given modern make-over  -  News briefs & News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - August 18

NEWS – AUGUST 17

Co–op support for East Belfast church’s job club  -  Church Life Conference programme outlined  -  Position of UK government faith minister ‘quietly minimised’  -  French Archbishop to move on canonisation of martyred priest  -  Pope prays for exploited women on the Feast of the Assumption  -  Cathedral and choral: Dublin cathedral carol service tickets on sale  -  News briefs & News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 17

NEWS – AUGUST 16

New Abbot elected for Glenstal Abbey  -  Methodists in Ireland: Political Identities and Changing Contexts  -  Church woman’s book on her experience of Locked–in Syndrome  -  Faithful flock to Lourdes under heavy security  -  French Olympic swimmer honours his grandfather, a holocaust survivor  -  Church music vacancy and workshop  -  News briefs & News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 16

NEWS – AUGUST 15

Foremost Irish religious publisher Columba Press thanks supporters after entering liquidation  -  Bicentenary Week of Mission in St George’s, Belfast  -  Busy start for Moderator as he goes back to his roots  -  Top cleric says Church of England risks becoming a ‘suburban sect’  -  Pope Francis makes surprise visit to women rescued from prostitution  -  News briefs  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 15

NEWS – AUGUST 13

Martin Luther was a ‘teacher of the faith’, say German Catholic bishops  -  US Evangelical Lutheran Church votes in favour of move to unity between Roman Catholics and Lutherans  -  Heritage Week : 1916 tales from St John’s Sandymount  -  Down & Dromore diocesan Bible Week  -  Pope Francis mourns death of Bishop Edward Daly  -  WCC Jerusalem vacancy  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 13

NEWS – AUGUST 11

Archbishop welcomes Olympic sportspeople but criticises organisers  -  Irish Senator: Catholic Church should seriously consider permitting openly gay priests  -  Bishop Edward Daly passionate in his struggle against violence and injustice  -  Parish churches support East Belfast Arts Festival  -  Church of Scotland celebrated more than 4000 weddings in 2015  -  Security to be tightened at Lourdes for feast of the Assumption  -  News briefs: Dublin, Larne, Belfast, Clogher  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 12

NEWS – AUGUST 11

Mothers’ Union role in re-building Rwanda  -  Knock Novena 2016 on the theme ‘Merciful Like The Father’  -  Freedoms to Share - Methodist Prayer Handbook 2016/2017  -  Calcutta prepares to celebrate canonisation of Mother Teresa  -  Cathedral and choral news: Westminster, Armagh, Belfast  -  News briefs: Lambeg, New York, C of E  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 11

NEWS – AUGUST 10

Freedom of London conferred on Dean of Derry  -  Vatican to issue new stamp for canonisation of Mother Teresa  -  Anglican mission agency’s fresh look at work in Ireland and globally  -  C of I Children’s Ministry training in three centres  -  News briefs: Down and Connor Diocesan Pilgrimage to World Youth Day Krakow 2016  -  New Irish Arts album 10,000 Reasons to sing is now released  -  Carmelite nuns to stay in Syria: UN urges truce to enable humanitarian assistance in Aleppo  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 10

NEWS – AUGUST 9

Tributes to Bishop Edward Daly of Derry  -  Police driver involved in crash with nuns in 'unbelievably difficult position'  -  News briefs: Pilgrimage to the Holy Land: Lisburn Institution: World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women: Music Coordinator vacancy: Decline of religion in Britain ‘comes to a halt’  -   News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 9

NEWS – AUGUST 8

Female “Catholic bishop” holds service in Dublin  -  Mary McAleese to address Daniel O’Connell summer school  -  Australia suspends funding for World Vision after claims of channelling funds to Hamas  -  Castletownshend Festival of Church Music -  Summer Music at Sandford -  It is Stanford time again  -  Insight from Belfast Street Pastors -  Two new Redemptorists at Clonard - Celebrating 150 years of St Joseph’s Carrickmacross  - Eight apps to help your church - News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 8

NEWS – AUGUST 6

Help make an online Dublin parish history trail  -  C of I Overseas Mission Conferences  -  Foreign aid failing to reach Christians fleeing ISIS, Middle Eastern bishops say  -  Cathedral and choral: Taoiseach and ambassadors promote The Story of Love concert  -  Upcoming Cathedral and choral events  -  News briefs on coming conferences  -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 6

NEWS – AUGUST 5

John Kerry wins Tipperary International Peace Award  -  US seminarians to transfer to the Pontifical Irish College, Rome  -  Online Launch of The List of C of I Parish Registers  -  Dialogue between Church of Scotland and Jewish community  -  Pax Christi commemorate Hiroshima and Nagasaki anniversaries  -  News briefs & News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 5

NEWS – AUGUST 4

Irish churches to celebrate “Creation Time”  -  The Olympics bring us together as ‘one human family’, says Pope  -  Aleppo "humanitarian corridors" proposal deeply flawed say 35 aid agencies  -  World Youth Day in Panama will be a ‘Latina fiesta’, says bishop  -  5 News briefs  -  11 News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 4

NEWS – AUGUST 3

C of I clergy help secure golf trophy for GB & ireland  -  Response to Dublin archbishop’s action on Maynooth  -  Death of Irish Bishop expelled by Idi Amin  -  Antiphon to St Audoen: Peregrine presentations in St Audoen’s and St Patrick’s Cathedral  -  All faiths must be ‘workers for peace’, sister of Fr Jacques Hamel at funeral  -  Pope Francis sets up commission on women deacons  -  News briefs & News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE — CNI - AUGUST 3

NEWS – AUGUST 2

A Day of Prayer at the Maze Long Kesh  -  Panama City will host the next World Youth Day in 2019  -  Churches’ concern for South Sudan  -  Cathedral and choral: Belfast and Cape Town  -  News briefs & News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE —  CNI - AUGUST 2

NEWS – AUGUST 1

Dublin and Glendalough Come&Celebrate Sunday  -  The path of Christian faith is still alive in Ireland: Nuncio  -  Moira team helps Calais ‘jungle’ refugees  -  Connor youth invited to ‘take the castle’  -  Eco-Congregation Ireland at Áras an Uachtaráin event  -  Pope condemns 'wave of terror', urges young people to shun indifference  -  Cathedral and choral & News briefs. CLICK HERE - CNI - AUGUST 1

NEWS – JULY 30

Launch of major resource for C of I parish records  -  Battle of Britain presentation on the Donegal Spitfire  -  Pope Francis makes a silent visit to Auschwitz  -  News briefs & News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - JULY 30

NEWS – JULY 29

Dublin Young Adults event with Rob Bell, New York Times bestselling author  -  God has ‘accompanied’ Poland often in its history, says Pope Francis  -  Child sex abuse enquiry investigating 7,000 submissions in Anglican church  -  News briefs & News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - JULY 29

NEWS – JULY 28

Pope Francis: ‘The world is at war, but it is not a war of religions’  -  Archbishop of Canterbury’s new advisor for reconciliation  -  Archbishop Eamon Martin’s message of solidarity to French church  -  Archbishop Neary to lead the 2016 Reek Sunday national pilgrimage  -  UK government funds security at places of worship  -  News briefs & News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - JULY 28

NEWS – JULY 27

Security high as you Catholics await Pope Francis in Poland  -  ISIS claim responsibility for killing French priest during Mass   -  Archbishop of York and four bishops accused of misconduct on historic rape claims  -  Cathedral and choral: Roman Catholic Priest to be Ecumenical Canon in Belfast  -  News briefs -  News links to reports on faith, politics and education. CLICK HERE - CNI - JULY 27