News – October 14

Vast Scientology complex to be opened in Dublin today amid mystery about what it will be used for  -  Less than half of Church of Ireland members in Cork attend services  -  Seeing the impossible at Meath and Kildare Synod  -  Historic Lisburn quilt to be included in National Treasures archive  -  Morning Service from Bangor Abbey  -  Ahoghill and Portglenone churches become Safe Spaces  -  Cloughfern choir member’s 50 years of services  -  Coming events in Down and Dromore  -  New Derry Canon. Click here - CNI -news - October 14

News – October 13

Play revisits the Reformation and role of Martin Luther  -  Reformation 500 and Porvoo 25 focus of Cork clergy conference  -  Revealed: The most Roman Catholic county in Ireland, according to the CSO  -  An Post issues new stamp to mark the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions  -  Church of Ireland funds buy stake in Nama holding company  -  Prayers answered in sale of site on Model Farm Road  -  Cahal Daly left footprints 'on the sands of time'  -  Christian Aid welcomes UK and Canada-led global alliance on the transition from dirty coal  -  Christchurch City Council consults on $10 million cathedral contribution. Click here - CNI -news - October 13

News – October 12

Belfast Cathedral hosts service for all creatures great and small  -  Homelessness in Dublin an ‘international scandal’, says C of I Archbishop  -  Individualism is the enemy of reasoned debate, Synod told  -  Serial anti-abortion protester promises court not to harass, pester or assault volunteer at a family planning clinic  -  Bullies among clergy contributed most to fall of Catholic Church in Ireland, says priest  -  Former long-term paramilitary prisoner is speaker at healing services  -  Assurances given on future of Donegal C of I hospital chapel  -  Inishowen Gospel Choir taking its award-winning singers to Lettermacaward  -  Donegal bride drives to church in dad’s tractor and leaves in hubby’s at farm-themed wedding  -  Cathedral to display “the most dangerous book in Tudor England”. Click here -  CNI -news - October 12

News – October 11

Reformation 500: The Hedge School  -  Archbishop of Burundi visits Cork partner diocese  -  New Rector of Rathmines with Harold’s Cross  -  Church Board of Education welcomes RI budget  -  Thanksgiving service for former Presbyterian moderator Rev Dr Howard Cromie  -  C of E's equality law exemptions allow for 'abuse, homophobia and sexism' says bishop  -  Church of England speaks out on students fair controversy. Click here - CNI -news - October 11

News – October 10

Three ways of reconciling the Reformation, Archbishop Martin  -  Annual meeting of C of I and Catholic bishops  -  Rector Appointed to Christ Church, Dun Laoghaire  -  Crafty Harvest at Lisnaskea  -  Belfast Cathedral Pets' Service this Sunday  -  Kirk names Moderator Designate for 2018-19  -  Church group says number of kids using gambling sites is 'astonishing'  -  Conservative Anglican leader breaks ranks: 'We are not walking together' . Click here - CNI -news - October 10

News – October 9

Archbishop Martin preaches at Reformation service in Armagh C of I cathedral  -  First ordination in Dundalk Parish since 1214  -  New book celebrates the impact of Mothers' Union in Derry and Raphoe  -  Church Wardens make history with wedding in St Patrick’s, Ballyclug  -  Evening of poetry and music in memory of the Revd Canon Liz McElhinney  -  C of I Ordinands commissioned as parish Student Readers  -  Anglican Communion calls for repentance over divisive 'missionary' bishops  -  GAFCON responds to Primates' Communique. Click here - CNI -news - October 9

News – October 7

Changing the terms of Christian public engagement, Catherwood memorial event  -  Launch of Cork Diocesan Church Music Scheme  -  Reformation theme of Armagh Cathedral Organ Recital  -  Presbyterian Church marks 500th anniversary of the Reformation  -  Swedish theologian to speak on Reformation at at Cork Clergy Conference  -  Kilkenny city church hosts Voices Of Hope  -  Holy Family icon tours Down and Connor parishes  -  History Circle to start in Meath diocese . Click here - CNI -news - October 7

News – October 6

Princess Anne attends Cardinal Cormac’s memorial Mass  -  Galway to host Romanian Orthodox youth congress  -  This is Galway’s church, not just our church : Gary Hastings C of I rector  -  Church leaders convey sympathy on death of former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave  -  Confusion still surrounds future of St Joseph’s Hospital  -  Walkout climbdown as Anglican primates hold together  -  Abuse inquiry to probe potential C of E 'secrecy'  -  Vatican youth summit to hear ‘doubts and criticisms’ of the Church. Click here - CNI -news - October 6

News – October 5

Charities band together to support people fleeing Myanmar  -  C of I fund aids Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh  -  New residential care home gets Presbyterian Moderator’s approval  -  Bell ringers tribute to senior bell–ringer of Enniskillen Cathedral  -  Clogher parish celebrates  200th anniversary  -  Archbishop Welby “taken aback” by Las Vegas prayer criticism  -  Welby 'sad' to discipline Scottish Episcopal Church  -  Scottish Anglicans defiant as they face 'consequences' for passing gay marriage: 'Love means love'. Click here -  CNI -news - October 5

News – October 4

Church services  in Dublin mark start of new Legal Year  -  Linen Hall library hosting Reformation exhibition  -  Church leaders’ prayers for Las Vegas victims  -  Walkout at Primates' Meeting threatened  -  500 people gather for annual Faith and Life Convention in Down and Connor  -  Belfast church charges £150 to get married and doubles price of candles  -  Chief Scout Bear Grylls makes pitch for cash at Tory conference  -  Bishop who warned cervical cancer vaccine could lead to promiscuity apologises. Click here - CNI -news - October 4

News – October 3

Work Together for the Ireland You Deserve C of I Second Level Schools’ Service told  -  Pope expected to attend two events in Ireland next year  -  Ministers tell Church leave debate on HPV vaccine to the experts  -  Pro-life group raises more than €1m in donations in a year  -  Salvation Army launches new resource to engage the elderly  -  A Kurd Anglican priest backs independence referendum result  -  Quilt at church service remembers 62 children killed during Troubles  -  Ireland in crisis: new Dialogue of Hope group calls for radical rethink. Click here - CNI -news - October 3

News – October 2

The problems caused by the lack of Executive: MCI President  -  Catholic Bishop under fire for his claims on cervical cancer vaccine  -  Healing service to support persecuted churches  -  Derry cleric to Brittany via USA  -  Nine priests have died by suicide after false claims of abuse, says cleric who was also wrongly accused  -  Former director of Alliance party to train for C of E ministry  -  Chinese to build their own church in Dublin  -  Ex-scientologist warns about multi-million new Irish base  -  Anglican primates meet as temperatures rise (again) on same sex marriage  -  Anglican Consultative Council staff excluded from Primates’ meeting. Click here - CNI -news - October 2

News – September 30

Archbishop Clarke’s support for chaplains in hospices and palliative care  -  Marriage for many has just become an excuse for a “great party,” Derry bishop  -  Irish Catholicism on trial at conference  -  New Ecumenical Advisor appointed in Dublin & Glendalough  -  Explainer: What's behind Ireland's abortion referendum  -  Little books featured in C of I Library’s online archive of the month. Click here - CNI -news - September 30

News – September 29

Blessing for Cork cows before they retire to England  -  Presbyterian Church fears running out of ministers  -  Number of new trainee priests at Maynooth hits record low  -  95 attend reader training in Down Cathedral  -  New awards scheme launched at service for second level students  -  Asylum and refugee resource updated. Click here - CNI -news - September 29

News – September 28

Interfaith Memorial Service for Sierra Leone flood victims in Christ Church Cathedral  -  Making Everyday Disciples highlighted in October’s Presbyterian Herald  -  Autumn issue of  Search continues reformation themes  -  Pizza, Praise and Prayer event for commissioning of Dublin Youth Ministry coordinator  -  Church Army Board visits Belfast  -  Sensory garden opened at PCI’s Sunnyside House, Bangor  -  Diocesan Reader commissioned in Clogher Diocese. Click here - CNI -news - September 28

News – September 27

C of I issues guidelines on social media use in church life  -  Scarecrow Harvest Festival aids Air Ambulance  -  New C of I priests warned about the mindsets of modern hierarchies  -  Family memorial window dedicated in Holywood church  -  C of I Appointments to church and  inter-church bodies  -  Hundreds of thousands expected to join mass rosary prayer along Polish border  -  Dozens of young adults embrace Anglican monastic programme. Click here - CNI -news - September 27

News – September 26

Loreto Missionary from Coleraine receives National Recognition Award in Peru  -  Bible Society’s new president  -  Former President of Ireland to be lay canon of Dublin  -  Business networking lunches in Belfast Cathedral nave  -  Ministry resources site launched in Limerick  -  Seminars will share the Better Story of God’s model for relationships  -  In service training for clergy and readers in Limerick  -  Figures expose Wales church closures. Click here - CNI -news - September 26

News – September 25

Archbishop criticises writing out of history Irish Catholics who died in WWI  -  Benedictine order from Ypres visits Ireland  -  Down event on Healing and hope in South Sudan  -  Live streamed conference on intergenerational church  -  80 Irish on mission to Lourdes stranded in France after Ryanair cancels flight  -  Two for one church service in Bunbeg  -  DCU to create cultural quarter in North Dublin  -  Christian Aid Ireland’s submission to Citizen’s Assembly on climate change. Click here - CNI -news - September 25

News – September 23

Revd Kelvin Holdsworth for Changing Attitude Autumn Lecture  -  C of I University chaplain in new TV series  -  Pope sends money to quake-hit Mexico  -  Church archivists in launch of digital records at  Public Record Office NI  -  New Catholic model secondary school opens in  Portadown  -  New Irish Choir & Orchestra in Ballyclare churches’ concert for Earl Haig Fund  -  Honoured: Paddy McGowan bringing pilgrims to Lourdes for 40 years. Click here - CNI -news - September 23

News – September 22

Canon converting gun store to church hub  -  Presbyterian seminar series on Reformation will feature Catholic contributions  -  Lady Eames urges Mothers’ Union members to put faith into action  -  Archbishop Justin excited by prospect of “extraordinary” Primates’ Meeting  -  Pope vows 'firmest measures' to deal with abusive priests. Click here - CNI -news - September 22

News – September 21

Former journalist Martina Purdy and ex-barrister Elaine Kelly to take religious vows this weekend  -  Connor Big sing raises the roof!  -  From Tolerance to Inclusion:Dublin interfaith conference highlights role of faith communities  -  Six married men are being ordained by the Catholic Church in Ireland this week  -  Celebrations as St John’s Church in Laragh reaches 150th Anniversary  -  ‘The wee church in the hills’ at Fermoyle goes on the market  -  Christian Aid launches Rohingya Crisis Appeal. Click here - CNI -news - September 21

News – September 20

Presbyterians set to mark Reformation with key events in Derry, Dublin and Belfast  -  Former Drumcree priest reinvents himself as successful entrepreneur  -  Census figures ‘legitimise’ faith-based school network, says cleric  -  Installation of President of Methodist Women Ireland  -  New rector of Stormont   -  Ordination in Tullamore  -  Priest defends funeral gatecrasher  -  Catholic agency urges UN summit climate action. Click here - CNI -news - September 20

News – September 19

Research reveals complexity and diversity of controlled education sector  -  New rector for Irvinestown and Castle Archdale  -  Recently ordained cleric begins ministry in Donegal  -  Church minister describes Grenfell inquiry 'upset'  -  Catholic caucus for UK Labour Party at Brighton next week  -  Archbishop Welby joins UN Secretary-General's board on mediation. Click here - CNI -news - September 19

News – September 18

The challenges of the Anglican Five marks of Mission  -  Varadkar doubts public would support abortion recommendations  -  Community rallies to support Parishioners in vandalised Derry church  -  Appointments in Down & Dromore  -  SVP youth in Knock  -  Survey finds most people who call themselves Anglican never read the Bible. Click here - CNI -news - September 18

News – September 16

Lisburn hymn writer Keith Getty honoured at Westminster  -  World Meeting of Families Icon to be hosted in C of I cathedral  -  Derry bishops visit flood victims  -  Dunmurry church rededicated after fire  -  Ireland’s oldest Mercy nun dies aged 104  -  Fry up for Derry flood victims  -  Methodist/Church of Ireland minister for Maghaberry  -  Derry church vandals may have been caught on nearby CCTV  -  Connor takes the Castle weekend success  -  Abducted Indian priest rescued in Yemen after 18 months  -  Christchurch New Zealand Synod votes to reinstate cathedral. Click here - CNI -news - September 16

News – September 15

Reformation focus for Union Theological College seminars  -  Statue of Our Lady of Fatima comes to west Belfast parish  -  ‘Sam Maguire Community Bells’ in Dunmanway ring out their message of hope and reconciliation  -  Pair admit burglaries at church premises across N Ireland  -  Cardinal Nichols: Brexit can mean new opportunities  -  GAFCON accuses church official of 'provocative, inaccurate and misleading' comments. Click here - CNI -news - September 15

News – September 14

Bishop’s whistle-stop preaching tour supporting women’s literacy projects in Africa  -  Cross-community support for vandalised Derry C of I church  -  Minister assures Protestants of sensitivity in centenary commemorations  -  Trying to convince unionists of the benefits of a united Ireland is 'insulting'  -  Stewardship of the planet must begin with better conversations, Archbishop Clarke  -  US Episcopal bishops head north to Alaska . Click here - CNI -news - September 14

News – September 13

Point out what is right and wrong, Archbishop tells grandparents in Knock  -  Church volunteers hope for a Lidl help from community fund  -  Church hall daubed in anti-police graffiti  -  Hurricane Irma: Statement from Mothers' Union in the Province of the West Indies  -  Installations at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin  -  Bangor Abbey broadcasting on Sunday next  -  Scottish faith groups give equivalent of £100m in time and resources  -  Christian charity galvanizing support for worst victims of Hurricane Irma. Click here - CNI -news - September 13

News – September 12

Most Catholics now back abortion says poll  -  Bishop’s concerns over coming centenaries in Ireland  -  Bishop greets pets in Mountmellick  -  Five priests ordained in Derry C of I  -  Bishop’s Route 66 sermon marathon begins  -  September’s Presbyterian Herald review  -  Two Church trees in top six of Tree of the Year  -  Pope Francis left with black eye after Popemobile accident. Click here - CNI -news - September 12

News – September 11

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has refused “to remain silent” on San Suu Kyi  -  Pope brings reconciliation message to Columbia  -  Dalai Lama: ‘We should think about our common humanity not Derry or Londonderry  -  Archbishop of Dublin preaches at British Irish Association Service  -  C of I Biblical Association Lectures on the Five Marks of Mission  -  Look forward in faith” Worldwide President tells Mothers’ Union Dublin  -  Record support for St Luke’s Home, Cork’s Annual 5K Memorial Run  -  Limerick appointment  -  C of E's floating church to take the Gospel to London's canals. Click here - CNI -news - September 11