Church News Ireland – April 14

Image of the day – Belfast Sitout £56,784 for Ukraine

+News reports
Black Santa Ukraine Sit-out raises more than £56,000 to date
Archbishop pleads for help for suffering families at annual Mass for the Disappeared
Messy Easter Church Armagh
East Belfast Mission head claims Council practicing religious discrimination in Queen’s Platinum Jubilee grants process
Catholic activist group petition against QFT’s Good Friday ‘fraud’ film Benedetta
Millions spent on cross-border cultural peace programmes since Good Friday Agreement
Priest says it’s ‘sad’ Catholic Church will bless tractors but not same-sex couples when they marry
Christian group to sue if conversion therapy is banned
2022 Easter Message from The Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland,
the Right Reverend Dr David Bruce

+In the media
Archbishop of York’s appearance on Good Morning Britain and follow up coverage.
Report from Kyiv’s Anglican congregation who are still praying together despite the war in Ukraine.
Further coverage of the debate around a ban on conversion therapy.

+Poem for today
Sunday Morning by Louis MacNeice

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