Speaking to the soul

St Patrick's Slemish Mountain as the sun breaks through

John Hume – peacemaker and champion of social justice

Church leaders pay tribute

Two Irish Missionaries appointed to the Council of Kenyan university

Members of St. Patrick’s Missionary Society

Syrian government to build replica of Hagia Sophia

Russian support for protest against Turkey’s decision

360 Miscellany – News and views

The story of Noah and lockdown

On the web – August 4

A splendid looking Portsalon beach

Speaking to the soul

Durham Cathedral

Churches join call for Gift Aid to increase to 33%

Seeking to help churches and charities survive pandemic

Top Presbyterian churchman believed Rev Ian Paisley was a ‘fascist’ provocateur

Secret documents from the Republic of Ireland’s archives

Keeping Northern Ireland’s last synagogue alive

A Jerusalem Post report

360 Miscellany – News and views

On the web – August 3

Links to seven of the best media reports - Photo: Fair Head

Speaking to the soul

Belfast Cathedral

Special online Bangor Worldwide Missionary Convention

‘To the ends of the earth’ theme

Bishop calls for targeted sanctions in plea for action to protect Uighurs

Sanctions to defend freedom of religion or belief

RIP: Olivia de Havilland, ‘Golden Age’ Hollywood actress, lifelong Episcopalian

Member of the American Cathedral in Paris since 1950s.

Irish News Digest August 1

On the web – August 1

Links to six of the best media reports

Speaking to the soul

Blackburn Cathedral

New Bereavement Support Line at Irish Hospice Foundation

To provide connection, comfort and support in these exceptional times

Bishop of Bristol to take up national safeguarding role

To speak on safeguarding in the House of Lords

Seeking ‘Sacred Ground’ on racial reconciliation in USA

Confronts the historical roots of systemic racism

Irish news digest – July 31

On the web – July 31

A familiar Old Testament benediction became a viral hit

Speaking to the soul

Archbishop of Canterbury launches Anglican Communion Covid-19 appeal

"The Body of Christ is hurting"

‘Shattering Blow’ to Westminster Abbey and Cathedrals

One of the greatest challenges to hit the abbey in recent times

Experts recruited to give struggling school pupils ‘a real chance in life’

This issue is simply too important to ignore

Irish news digest – July 30

On the web – July 30

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