Church News Ireland – August 6

Image of the day – Voices and Brass – Opening Charles Woods Festival Concert

+People and places
Sudanese bishop to visit Donegal after Lambeth
Opening Charles Woods Concert: Voices and Brass!
Christian Aid Prophetic Activist Scheme
Take a tour of Methodist College, Belfast

+World News
‘Preacher, pastor, mentor, friend’: Stuart Briscoe dies aged 91
Truth about Beirut port blast cannot be hidden, pope says
Archbishop Samy Shehata, the Primate of Alexandria, is presented with a primatial cross

+Lambeth focus – media
Toksvig takes on Archbishop over gay marriage stance
Two out of 10 Church of Ireland bishops affirm same-sex relationships at international conference

Victim’s anger at O’Neill claim ‘no alternative’ to IRA violence by Suzanne Been

+Poem for today
Ireland by Francis Ledwidge

+Speaking to the soul
Short reading and a prayer – daily on this site

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