Presbyterian Notes

Following last month’s Church in the Public Square conference on the enduring impact of 1916, to further public discussion on the subject the Council (...)

 Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys has revealed that her grandfather signed the Ulster Covenant. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys has revealed that her grandfather signed the Ulster Covenant in 1912. Robert James S(...)

Members of the Defence Forces during the first major event in Ireland to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising, at Dublin Castle, January 1st, 2016. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Two of the main churches in Ireland have organised seminars on the centenary events of 2016 to take place later this month in Dublin, Belfast, and Cor(...)

Bishop Christopher Jones and Fr Timothy Bartlett representing the Catholic Church at the  Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children last January. Bishop Jones described the 1992 Supreme Court judgment on the X case as “morally unacceptable”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

So the Catholic bishops have spoken on the heads of the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013, published by the Government last week. S(...)