CNI News Magazine August 21

Image of the day – Pope Francis on the ball

+People and places
Methodist Church’s ‘care home of the future’
The unfolding crisis in Afghanistan ‘presents Ireland with another opportunity’ -Bishop McGuckian
Planners disregard C of I parish concern about fast track housing in Enniskerry
New appointments at Armagh Observatory and Planetarium

Getting vaccinated is an ‘act of love’ – Pope
Cathedrals at most diverse ever despite race criticism
UK churches ‘stand ready’ to welcome Afghan refugees
Jesus wont’ forget the Afghans, says bishop

+Books, Broadcasts, Resources, and Webinars
Edinburgh Festival Evensong
Songs of Praise tomorrow
An Irish reflection on Mary Sumner’s prayer
Amazing Grace with more than 200 bagpipes

+Poem for today
Behind the Closed Eye by Francis Ledwidge

+Pointers for prayer
+Speaking to the Soul

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