News – December 5

Successful Antrim Christmas Tree Festival aids Lough Neagh Rescue and Macmillan Cancer Support  –  Derry MP calls on Parliament to commemorate missionary Amy Carmichael  –  St Patrick’s lights up Ballymacarrett  –  Diocesan Boards take part in Clogher Advent Carol Service  –  C of I and Welsh clergy share their priorities  –  Christian cake maker to appear before US Supreme Court  –  Pope Francis urged to visit troubled South Sudan after making donation  –  Australia’s Prime Minister insists on protecting religious people from same-sex marriage amendments  –  Energy price increases knock the joy out of Christmas in Ireland says St Vincent de Paul. Click here – CNI -news – December 5