News – August 16

Christian charities offer help to Sierra Leone mudslide victims  -  Church Lads’ Brigade exhibitions in Newtownabbey and Ballymena  -  New name for Methodist Missionary Society  -  Delegation of bishops welcomes new Nuncio to Ireland  -  Connor’s Big Sing in Lisburn  -  The Messy Churches of Innishowen  -  Musicians' Church bans non-Christian music  -  New Zealand diocese to vote on transfer of cathedral to State  -  Press watch. Click here - CNI -news august16

News – August 15

Unwanted household items collected in Portglenone and Ahoghill are building hope in Burkina Faso  -  App maps Troubles 'killing fields' of Fermanagh  -  Archbishop of Dublin strengthens mission links with Chota Nagpur  -  Wedding dress festival and night of wedding music in Buncrana church  -  Mothers Union offers marketing posters  -  Champions theme at Children’s Holiday Club in Carrigaline   -  Priests should report abuse confessions, says Australian inquiry  -  Global response to East Africa’s hunger crisis is only ‘the tip of the iceberg’, says Christian Aid  -  Press watch. Click here - CNI -newsAugust 15

News – August 14

US Christians oppose racist rally  -  Poignant new exhibition shows fabric of NI's Troubles history  -  Derry Bishop urges people to get involved in running of church with only two priests currently training locally  -  Freedom of Borough for Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant Mrs Joan Christie OBE  -  Rights group joins fight to secure legal recognition for humanist marriages  -  Bible Society wants to hear your story. Click here - CNI -newsAugust14

PRESS WATCH – Facing up the the dark side of the ‘Four Glorious Years’

“What bothered us more was the approach of a group of UCC academic historians who claimed the IRA campaign was not sectarian because it was aimed at "spies" rather than Protestants”, writes Eoghan Harris in the Irish Independent yesterday. Click here - CNI -PressWatchAug14

News – August 12

Northern Ireland first minister vows to resist attempts to change abortion law  -  Limerick priest challenges authorities over role of women in church  -  Man released after arrest over nun killed by IRA   -  Marks of Mission focus of  C of I Biblical Association’s annual lecture  -  Death of Mrs Ellie Leckey  -  ‘Testing but wonderful’, Archbishop Justin reflects on Sudan and Uganda trip  -  Australia's former Catholic PM may lead case against gay marriage  -  Upcoming radio services. Click here - CNI -NEWS AUGUST 12

News – August 11

Council of Churches in Korea issues emergency letter to President Moon  -  Guam pastor makes appeal amid North Korea threat  -  Methodist minister who oversaw IRA decommissioning "would be very comfortable" in a united Ireland  -  Priests turn to suicide as workload and isolation increase  -  Dromore charity Via Wings start Walk of Hope to Dublin  -  Irish Methodist President stress importance of ‘connexion’  -  Celebration of Kildare saint  -  New Assistant Diocesan Secretary for the Diocese of Cashel  -  US cleric publishing Hillary Clinton Bible devotional. Click here - CNI -NEWS AUGUST11

News – August 10

Parenting NI looking for volunteers for abseil off Belfast's Europa Hotel  -  Fr Aidan Troy urges people to pray for Paris  -  Mother of gay sons writes open letter to Jim Wells DUP MLA  -  BBC Service from Armagh’s Charles Wood Festival   -  Church buys pub to spread the gospel  -  Christian country star Glen Campbell dies aged 81. Click here - CNI -NEWS AUGUST10

News – August 9

 Archbishop of Armagh revisits most southerly village in Ireland for parish’s 300 celebration  -  Line up of free events for Heritage Week at St Patrick’s Cathedral  -  First West Cork History Festival an outstanding success  -  First ever Jesuit bishop ordained in Ireland  -  Evangelical group urges DUP to use its influence on gambling reform  -  Pioneer of women's ministry honoured by United Reformed Church  -  Ale named in honour of seminarians who were mistaken for stag party  -  Trump's evangelical advisors request meeting with Pope. Click here - CNI -NEWS AUGUST9

News – August 8

Walkers invited to journey along five ancient routes and pick up their 'Pilgrim passport'  -  Keeping the dying art of ringing church bells alive in Ireland  -  American choir performs in Baldoyle at benefit concert  -  Derry Diocese to celebrate a 'Year of the Family' from 15th August 2017  -  Oldest Catholic Church in Belfast to re-open for Mass at end of August  -  Northern Ireland champion of the arts in Canada has died  -  Church of England ditches collection plates for contactless donations. Click here - CNI -August8

WWW News review – August 7

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News – August 7

Bishop ends week-long Mass services on double-decker  -  Kilkeel’s Hope in Africa initiative changes lives  -  Future lies in tapping into spirit of God, says Irish Jesuit trailblazer Bishop of Raphoe  -  Newtownards Community Church’s cycle tour birthday celebration  -  Beauty spots improve mental health, church insurer says. Click here - CNI -August7

NEWS – August 5

Blessing of Bikes and Bikers in Burt  -  Whitehead churches support yarnbombing of town today  -  Northern Irish unionist parties alienating young Protestants, study says  -  Week of inspiring music making at Armagh choral and organ festival  -  British Legion concert in aid of Limerick playground halted by Republicans  -  Nun officiates at wedding in Canada with local bishop and Vatican's permission  -  Bishop claims poor are abandoned by middle-class clergy. Click here - CNI -newsaugust5

WWW News review – August 4

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NEWS – August 4

Celebrities set for pilgrimage on BBC TV show  -  Presbyterian Minister  leaves Tyrone post for personal reasons  -  “Priests are terrified” of being falsely accused of abuse  -  Mothers’ Union celebrate founder Mary Sumner at Derry See House  -  Garvagh young people SPARK into life  -  Over 1,000 Quakers gather for Yearly Meeting  -  Christian Aid Ireland Harvest Appeal 2017  -  Family planning Hindu celebration believe it's Ireland's first. Click here - cninews-august4

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NEWS – August 3

Royal photographer pays tribute to 'good Christian man' Prince Philip  -  Cashel diocese records TV service on lay ministry  -  From stone throwing teen to Presbyterian cleric  -  Versatile Heritage Week planned at Christ Church Cathedral  -  Cathedral cat has own Twitter account  -  Bishop Daly's gravestone in place as 1st Anniversary approaches  -  C of I ordinand experiences church in Zambia. Click here -cninewsAugust 3

CNI WWW News review – August 2

The Orange Order are right - RIP is a Catholic phrase- Catholic Herald, Varadkar Pride involvement totally inappropriate claim, Sunday Times probe into how Meyers article was published. Irish UK and Global news links. Click here - cni - wwwnewsreview

NEWS – August 2

Free drinks for priests following fancy dress mix up  -  Dispute over plan to demolish Presbyterian Church in Mid Ulster  -  Belfast sexton to tackle his second Everest Marathon  -  Priest ordained for Derry diocese  -  Parish readers commissioned for Donegal group  -  Royal Mail’s new stamp shows WW1 life saving Bible  -  Vicar under police investigation dies after 'setting fire to himself  -  Pope prefers staycation over vacation. Click here - CNI -August2

CNI WWW News review – August 1

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NEWS – August 1

Trócaire says thanks for support for East African appeal  -  Strabane church group returns from Peru  -  Ordination in Kilrea parish, Derry  -  Maghera Praise Service concludes weekend of fundraising  -  Bishop blesses Passchendaele memorial stones  -  Irish priest’s peace building and conflict resolution programme expands in Africa  -  Episcopal ordination in Raphoe  -  Archbishop says some Brexit decisions should be made 'off the political table’. Click here - CNI -August 1

WWW News review – July 31 @ 1015

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News Review July 31

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NEWS – July 29

Cork youth of 1980s meet current members  -  Crookhaven complines  and concerts mark 300 years  -  Rebel Prods still available  -  Music matters  -  Connor summer magazine available online  -  Joyous day in Juba as first internal provincial Archbishop is enthroned  -  Episcopal Church leaders oppose Trump’s ban on transgender people in military. Click here -  CNI -newsJuly29

NEWS – July 28

Teddy bears used to display plight of South Sudan child refugees  -  Archbishop of Canterbury visiting Sudan to see refugee crisis and to start new Anglican province  -  Archbishops encourage Christians to not condemn gay people  -  New Dublin Youth Ministry officer  -  Derry City Manager signs for Maghera Parish for one day only  -  Inaugural West Cork History Festival  -  New stage of Camino Santiago de Compostela launched in Waterford. Click here -  CNI -newsJuly28

NEWS – July 27

Inter-church service to mark 45th anniversary of Claudy bombs  -  McGuinness a ‘funny kind of Christian’: IRA victim’s sister  -  Top papal advisor silent as he enters Melbourne court facing charges of sex abuse  -  Church service marks anniversary of Fr Jacques murder  -  Christian charity welcomes ban on petrol and diesel cars. Click here - CNI -newsJuly27

CNI WWW News review – July 27 @ 1000

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NEWS – July 26

Church support 'foundation' of UK foodbanks, says Trussell Trust  -  New Church of England revolt warning  -  Churches promote Fair Trade at the Royal Welsh Show  -  No Resting in Peace for Prods  -  Ulster Project teenagers showcase their talent  in USA  — Suicides among Irish clergy in focus  -  C of I Library online exhibition on Government Convention on Ireland’s future in 100 years ago. Click here - CNI -newsJuly26

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NEWS – July 25

Nurse from Annalong to spend another year on Mercy ship  -  Series of major peace events in Clontarf  -  Observing the UN International Day of Peace  -  New Chaplain at Bandon Grammar School  -  Irish Rugby International appointed to Cistercian College Roscrea  -  Ambitious plans for former church building in Macroom  -  Pope pleads for end to Temple Mount violence in Jerusalem. Click here - CNI -newsJuly25

NEWS – July 24

C of I bishop guest at All Ireland hurling match   -  Concern at dates of C of I ordinations  -  Matters musical  -  Fátima Conference for Derry  -  Christian prayers start most Welsh council meetings  -  Cambridge Dean to lead Anglican missionary partnership  -  Catholic group sends 15 Virgin Mary statues to Iraq to replace ones destroyed by ISIS. Click here - CNI -newsJuly24