NEWS MAGAZINE-Mary McAleese likes ‘argumentative’ Pope Francis who ‘likes you to argue back’

NEWS EXTRA – Northern Ireland Office’s consultation paper on legacy issues is an amoral fudge

I was honoured to be asked by South East Fermanagh Foundation (SEFF) to chair a meeting about legacy policy at Westminster the other day, and I say that because I mean it, writes Ruth Dudley Edwards

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Tenor, flautist and Irish dancers lined up to entertain Pope

NEWS EXTRA – Preaching the Word in a World Cup season

Karl Barth once advised preachers to read the Bible and the news together.

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NEWS MAGAZINE – C of I youth ministry in Africa, Dublin and USA

NEWS FOCUS – If Protestants want to receive Communion, they should become Catholic

Cardinal Arinze weighs in on the Communion debate – and recalls the saint who inspired his vocation

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Christian parents of boy rescued from Thai cave

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Jimmy Carter: ‘Jesus would approve of gay marriage’ but not abortions

NEWS FOCUS – C of E announces 100 new churches in £27 million growth programme

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Bishop Nulty warns on impact of rising fuel costs on vulnerable families

NEWS FOCUS – Ideology and mixed messages: The German campaign for Communion for Protestants

The move by German bishops to admit Protestant spouses in mixed marriages to Holy Communion has taken a dramatic new twist, writes Jon Anderson in the Catholic Herald.

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Pope’s Irish home being cleared by Jesuits for possible sale

NEWS FOCUS – Presiding Bishop urges Episcopalians to embrace ‘Way of Love’ for spiritual growth

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Renowned Lisburn hymn writer Keith Getty receives OBE

NEWS FOCUS – New Lambeth Palace Library key to preserving Anglican history

Work has begun on a new library to house the biggest collection of religious works in the world, outside the Vatican.

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NEWS MAGAZINE – C of E Synod rescheduled due to World Cup match

BOOK SPOT – Exploring Enniskillen’s ‘little gem’ of a convent

The striking Convent Chapel at Mount Lourdes Grammar School in Enniskillen is an important part of the town's cultural and historical heritage

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NEWS FOCUS – Top Presbyterian members sign letter criticising same-sex ruling

More than 230 influential members of the Presbyterian Church have put their names to a letter critical of the General Assembly's ruling on same-sex relationships, David Young reports in the Belfast Telegraph, July 6, 2018

NEWS MAGAZINE – C of E warmly welcome ban on ‘conversion therapy’

NEWS FOCUS – 47,000 injured in the Troubles risk becoming forgotten tribe

As the Northern Ireland Office invites you to tell it how you want the government to deal with the legacy of the Troubles, Ulster Unionist MLA and former Victims Commissioner Mike Nesbitt shares his concerns about the new bodies proposed in the consultation document, Mike Nesbitt writes in the Belfast Telegraph

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