Church News Ireland – April 19

Image of the day – Church and Easter bunnies

+People and places
Annual Diocesan Chrism Eucharist back in Cork after two years
Dawn services across Ireland mark Easter Sunday morning – Helen’s Bay, Killadeas and Arklow

+News reports
Rev Richard Coles says Church ‘excludes gay people’
Mary McAleese accuses churches in Ireland of being ‘conduits for homophobia’
Bishop condemns hate crimes and homophobia during service at Sligo Cathedral
Cost-of-living crisis has people waking up in fear every day, Archbishop of Canterbury says

+Poem for today
Spring by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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