News – September 22

Canon converting gun store to church hub  -  Presbyterian seminar series on Reformation will feature Catholic contributions  -  Lady Eames urges Mothers’ Union members to put faith into action  -  Archbishop Justin excited by prospect of “extraordinary” Primates’ Meeting  -  Pope vows 'firmest measures' to deal with abusive priests. Click here - CNI -news - September 22

News – September 21

Former journalist Martina Purdy and ex-barrister Elaine Kelly to take religious vows this weekend  -  Connor Big sing raises the roof!  -  From Tolerance to Inclusion:Dublin interfaith conference highlights role of faith communities  -  Six married men are being ordained by the Catholic Church in Ireland this week  -  Celebrations as St John’s Church in Laragh reaches 150th Anniversary  -  ‘The wee church in the hills’ at Fermoyle goes on the market  -  Christian Aid launches Rohingya Crisis Appeal. Click here - CNI -news - September 21

News – September 20

Presbyterians set to mark Reformation with key events in Derry, Dublin and Belfast  -  Former Drumcree priest reinvents himself as successful entrepreneur  -  Census figures ‘legitimise’ faith-based school network, says cleric  -  Installation of President of Methodist Women Ireland  -  New rector of Stormont   -  Ordination in Tullamore  -  Priest defends funeral gatecrasher  -  Catholic agency urges UN summit climate action. Click here - CNI -news - September 20

News – September 19

Research reveals complexity and diversity of controlled education sector  -  New rector for Irvinestown and Castle Archdale  -  Recently ordained cleric begins ministry in Donegal  -  Church minister describes Grenfell inquiry 'upset'  -  Catholic caucus for UK Labour Party at Brighton next week  -  Archbishop Welby joins UN Secretary-General's board on mediation. Click here - CNI -news - September 19

News – September 18

The challenges of the Anglican Five marks of Mission  -  Varadkar doubts public would support abortion recommendations  -  Community rallies to support Parishioners in vandalised Derry church  -  Appointments in Down & Dromore  -  SVP youth in Knock  -  Survey finds most people who call themselves Anglican never read the Bible. Click here - CNI -news - September 18

News – September 16

Lisburn hymn writer Keith Getty honoured at Westminster  -  World Meeting of Families Icon to be hosted in C of I cathedral  -  Derry bishops visit flood victims  -  Dunmurry church rededicated after fire  -  Ireland’s oldest Mercy nun dies aged 104  -  Fry up for Derry flood victims  -  Methodist/Church of Ireland minister for Maghaberry  -  Derry church vandals may have been caught on nearby CCTV  -  Connor takes the Castle weekend success  -  Abducted Indian priest rescued in Yemen after 18 months  -  Christchurch New Zealand Synod votes to reinstate cathedral. Click here - CNI -news - September 16

News – September 15

Reformation focus for Union Theological College seminars  -  Statue of Our Lady of Fatima comes to west Belfast parish  -  ‘Sam Maguire Community Bells’ in Dunmanway ring out their message of hope and reconciliation  -  Pair admit burglaries at church premises across N Ireland  -  Cardinal Nichols: Brexit can mean new opportunities  -  GAFCON accuses church official of 'provocative, inaccurate and misleading' comments. Click here - CNI -news - September 15

News – September 14

Bishop’s whistle-stop preaching tour supporting women’s literacy projects in Africa  -  Cross-community support for vandalised Derry C of I church  -  Minister assures Protestants of sensitivity in centenary commemorations  -  Trying to convince unionists of the benefits of a united Ireland is 'insulting'  -  Stewardship of the planet must begin with better conversations, Archbishop Clarke  -  US Episcopal bishops head north to Alaska . Click here - CNI -news - September 14

News – September 13

Point out what is right and wrong, Archbishop tells grandparents in Knock  -  Church volunteers hope for a Lidl help from community fund  -  Church hall daubed in anti-police graffiti  -  Hurricane Irma: Statement from Mothers' Union in the Province of the West Indies  -  Installations at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin  -  Bangor Abbey broadcasting on Sunday next  -  Scottish faith groups give equivalent of £100m in time and resources  -  Christian charity galvanizing support for worst victims of Hurricane Irma. Click here - CNI -news - September 13

News – September 12

Most Catholics now back abortion says poll  -  Bishop’s concerns over coming centenaries in Ireland  -  Bishop greets pets in Mountmellick  -  Five priests ordained in Derry C of I  -  Bishop’s Route 66 sermon marathon begins  -  September’s Presbyterian Herald review  -  Two Church trees in top six of Tree of the Year  -  Pope Francis left with black eye after Popemobile accident. Click here - CNI -news - September 12

News – September 11

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has refused “to remain silent” on San Suu Kyi  -  Pope brings reconciliation message to Columbia  -  Dalai Lama: ‘We should think about our common humanity not Derry or Londonderry  -  Archbishop of Dublin preaches at British Irish Association Service  -  C of I Biblical Association Lectures on the Five Marks of Mission  -  Look forward in faith” Worldwide President tells Mothers’ Union Dublin  -  Record support for St Luke’s Home, Cork’s Annual 5K Memorial Run  -  Limerick appointment  -  C of E's floating church to take the Gospel to London's canals. Click here - CNI -news - September 11

News – September 9

C of I Bishop Pat Storey mistaken for secretary  -  Call for Government and C of I to relieve hardship for Bethany survivors  -  Joy and excitement as 2,000 Dublin pilgrims leave for Lourdes  -  Trump administration give backing to Christian baker in gay cake row  - Oxford ordinand workshadows Rector of Larne  -  Court of Appeal hearing set for 11 September in Northern Ireland humanist marriage case  -  Hurricane Irma exposes Trump’s wilful blindness on climate change says Christian Aid. Click here - CNI -news - September 9

News – September 8

Sam Maguire bells to be focus of community endeavour in West Cork  -  Pilgrim Passport Stamp for 2017 Camino de Glendalough   -  Pope Francis arrives in Colombia for visit to promote reconciliation  -  Christian charity backs call for ban on gambling ads on football shirts  -  Lidl apologises for removing church crosses from food packaging  -  Christian Aid partners in Haiti prepared for hurricane Irma to hit hard. Click here - CNI -news - September 8

News – September 7

Brother David stepping down as Director of Divine Healing Ministries  -  Archbishop and President MCI : Government must take brave decisions on homelessness crisis  -  Songs of Praise to record in Enniskillen and Dungannon this month  -  ‘Change in stance’ on Donegal CoI hospital chapel  -  New Archbishop of Wales named  -  Irish Loreto Missionary, Sr. Mary Owens, receives a  State Recognition Award in Kenya  -  Secretary General of the Anglican Communion rebukes Nigerian primate for boycotting meeting  -  Introduction of Minister–in–Charge of Drumbo Parish. Click here - CNI -news - September 7

News – September 6

Priest’s horror at Donegal hospital plans to axe C of I church  -  Number of trainee priests at record low in Maynooth's 222-year history  -  Brothers make history in Derry Cathedral  -  European Heritage Open Days in NI Presbyterian Churches  -  Nigerian primate to boycott meeting with Archbishop of Canterbury  -  Christian Aid gives first-hand account of ‘devastating’ floods in India  - Pope calls for prayer as he heads to Columbia. Click here - CNI -news - September 6

News – September 5

Queensferry Crossing a symbol of inclusion and hope, Moderator  -  Thinking Aloud with Johnston McMaster at Agape  -  Making of deacons in Down and Dromore  -  Funeral details for Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor revealed  -  Massive collapse in number of Anglicans in Britain, new survey shows  -  Bishop wants hijab removed from school uniform. Click here - CNI -news - September 5

News – September 4

Salvation Army under investigation by the Charity Commission  -  Cork bishop 'deeply shocked' at death of homeless woman near his home  -  Investigation needed into HSE plans to exclude C of I from community hospital, Donegal Councillor  -  Money Course for students in Belfast church  -  Samaritans Belfast are looking for volunteers  -  C of I ordinations in four dioceses yesterday  -  How a century's worth of stories from a Cork community made it online  -  Down and Dromore Bible Week struck a celebratory note  -  Lidl cross removal angers shoppers. Click here - CNI -news - September 4

News – September 2

US version of Ashers Bakery case heads to Supreme Court  -  Ballycarry church packed for opening event in 25th Gathering  -  Stranorlar community upset as plans to remove C of I at St Joseph’s Hospital emerge  -  Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, former Archbishop of Westminster, dies  -  Tribute by Archbishop of Canterbury to Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor  -  Bishops taken to court of appeal in Australian Anglican feud  -  US Catholics and Protestants agree: 500 years after Reformation, they have more in common than not. Click here - CNI -news - September2

News – September 1

Loreto Missionary, Sr. Orla Treacy to receive the 2017 Hugh O‘Flaherty International Humanitarian Award  -  Charlie Chaplin recalled in ecumenical service at Kerry film festival  -  New organ recital series at Armagh  -  Limavady summer camp the envy of every parish in Ireland, says Archbishop Eamon Martin  -  Fellowship of Contemplative Prayer reflection morning at Drumbo  -  Finaghy choir sings in Westminster Abbey again  -  Christian Aid responds to help those suffering in South Asia floods. Click here - CNI -news - ASEPTEMBER 01

News – August 31

Ballroom dancing hit by ordination training  -  Romanian focus for Presbyterian Church’s Junior BB project  -  Irish clerics appear on best-selling albums list  -  Dalkey Parish host day out for asylum seekers  -  Belfast Divine Healing services re-start  -  Anglican Alliance announces new regional facilitator for the Middle East  -  Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch issue joint plea for care of creation  -  Queensferry Crossing opening marked with church's bridge of kindness. Click here - CNI -NEWS AUGUST31

News – August 30

Launch of Drumcliffe Centre of Mission  -  New Dean of Limerick  -  Church fund raising cyclists complete Tour d’Ards  -  Cork Mayor’s annual visit to Bishop’s Palace  -  Limerick church deconsecrated  -  Anglican Church elects Australia's first female Archbishop  -  ‘Racism is America's original sin': 3,000 pastors march in Washington to protest white supremacy  -  92 victims of sex trafficking in Ireland supported by Ruhama in 2016. Click here - CNI -news - August 30

News – August 29

Houston churches fight flooding after Harvey cancels services  -  Singing priests hit a high note in reshuffle  -  Three priests ordained for Down and Dromore  -  Trudeau: abortion should be a ‘human right’ in Ireland   -  Pope to visit Myanmar  -  Motives for IRA murders questioned. Click here - CNI -news - August 29

News – August 28

Former Green Party leader is now a C of I deacon  -  C of I ordinations and institutions  -  St Oliver Plunkett: Head of Irish church thanks Germans for key role  -  Bishop Miller thanks those who prayed for him during cancer battle  -  Derry church leaders take part in Tour de Foyle  -  NSPCC: Church youth workers should follow same sex abuse laws as teachers  -  WCC leaders meet Pope Francis in Rome. Click here - CNI -news - August 27

News – August 26

British efforts to influence choice of new Archbishop of Armagh revealed  -  Presbyterian church launches new discipleship resource  -  Over 50 leading musicians and composers protest at Musicians’ Church stopping commercial concerts  -  Anglican archbishop urges Australia to reject gay marriage  -  Reformation Centenary conferences not anti-Church’. Click here - CNI -news - August 26

News – August 25

Derry parish hit by flooding  -  Flooding in north west heartbreaking to hear and see, Bishop Good  -  Spiritual adviser to Trump claims President has been raised up by God  -  Bible Sunday resources online and available for download  -  Archbishop outlines themes to prepare for World Meeting of Families  -  Pig's head left at Muslim centre  -  Virginia congregation deeply divided over church’s name honouring Robert E. Lee. Click here - CNI -news - August25

News – August 24

Sam Maguire to ring out in his hometown of Dunmanway  -  Devolution has a bleak future: former Moderator  -  Gay nurse's challenge to Derry pastor 'who cures homosexuality'  -  Bishop to lead worship at gay pride event  -  Novel by Fr Shay Cullen highlights human rights violations in Phillipines  -  Death of oldest Presbyterian cleric who visited Belfast blitz sites during war  -  May Jesus’ gaze also illumine our relations, Pope to Methodist synod. Click here -  CNI -news - August 24

News – August 23

Armagh’s Praise Him on the big bass drum outreach to marching bands  -  Victims challenge cleric on ‘day of acknowledgement’  -  Swift Education Series at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin  -  A Handful of Light retreat on ministry at Dromantine  -  Canons appointed to Downpatrick cathedral  -  York Minster gets new bell-ringers after last group's controversial disbandment  -  Boost for international charity that operates floating hospitals. Click here - CNI -NEWS AUGUST10

News – August 22

Elvis remembered in Coleraine mass notice of death anniversaries  -  US speakers looking forward to Coleraine Special Assembly  -  IRA victim: Reflection day idea tied my stomach in knots  -  Parish commemorates life of WWI hero Fr Willie Doyle SJ  -  Pope throws down gauntlet to world leaders with new migration call  -  Christian Aid welcomes Pope’s call for 40 million displaced people  -  Press Watch. Click here - CNI -news - August 22

News – August 21

Songs of Praise will reveal Princess Diana was stronger Christian than believed  -  Visitors shun entrance fee-charging cathedrals  -  US ministers to speak at special Presbyterian assembly  -  Former Archbishop of Westminster 'seriously ill’  -  Popular and courageous, Fr D'Arcy is shining example of faith in practice  -  Poor taste as Paddy Power creates apparition of Virgin Mary holding Sam Maguire in Mayo. Click here - CNI -NEWS AUGUST20

News – August 19

Churches condemn 'appalling' Barcelona attack  -  Sierra Leone Mudslides : Mothers' Union Mobilises  -  New magazine for the ministry launched by Church of Scotland  -  Prayer day for healing of Ireland  -  Merry Christmas in English, Irish and Ulster Scots at Belfast City Hall  -  Gaelic Games commentator is winner in Knock. Click here - CNI -news - August 19