Church News Ireland – December 8

Image of the day – Belfast City Hall tree

+People and places
Artists celebrate Columba’s 1500th anniversary
Popular Tullamore carol service is back next Sunday
Polar Express comes to Sydenham
Christmas Praise Drive In at Ballymena Livestock Yard

+Webinars, music, resources, broadcasts, and books
Disability and vocations
Canterbury Advent Carol Service recording online

+News Reports
Andy John is next Archbishop of Wales
First female Bishop in Japan and South East Asia elected
Pope: EU language curbs like a dictatorship

+Press review
Links to five press reports

Irish nationalists are forgetting their history by Vernon Bogdanor

+Poem for today
Desert Places by Robert Frost

For today’s issue click here – CNI December 8