Proposing the motion Dr Leo Kilroy of Glendalough diocese said: “There is no evidence in the gospels that Jesus Christ said anything one way or another about gay people”.

A motion that Church of Ireland bishops investigate developing a public thanksgiving service for legally married same-sex couples was defeated at the (...)

 Bishop of Cashel Michael Burrows  said ‘the Constitution is not the best place to deal with such a complex moral matter’. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The abortion issue in Ireland should be dealt with by legislation rather than referendum, the Church of Ireland General Synod was told in Limerick on (...)

The Cutting Edge programme was said to include “patronising, ill informed, ignorant and insensitive comments” which should have been challenged by host Brendan O’Connor.

Two Church of Ireland women priests have taken strong exception to a portrayal of the church as “watered down Catholicism” on Wednesday night’s RTÉ On(...)

The Church of Ireland is not to take a position on the samesex referendum, while encouraging members to vote. The Catholic Church opposes the referen(...)

 Archbishop Michael Jackson:   said “sectarianism itself is alive and well not least in the Church of Ireland community”. He referred also to what he called a “deeply dug-in antagonism to difference on the part of those who trumpet pluralism”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Delegates to the Church of Ireland Dublin and Glendalough synod have reacted with surprise and some concern to remarks made by Archbishop Michael Ja(...)