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Migrants stranded at the Greek port of Chios. “Our fullest identity is found in our being children of God, an identity we share with everyone on this planet.” Photograph: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

Treating refugees as a lower class of human life of is dangerous and deluded, the leaders of the Ireland’s largest churches have said. “Jesus Christ (...)

The headmaster’s house, Brooklawn House, at the King’s Hospital in Palmerstown, Dublin.

Plans are being made for an emergency meeting of the board of management of King’s Hospital school in west Dublin, following reports that a 13-year-ol(...)

Bishop of Meath and Kildare Pat Storey, one of the board of governors at the school.

Church of Ireland clergy have expressed their “sincere concern” for a 13-year-old boy after allegations emerged he was sexually assaulted with a hocke(...)

 The Headmaster’s house, Brooklawn House at the King’s Hospital, in Palmerstown.

The Garda and child and family agency Tusla are investigating an alleged incident at a major Dublin boarding school, following a claim that a 13-year(...)

Church of Ireland primate Archbishop Richard Clarke: “Although there were few shocks in what we learned, it was by any standards a necessary reality check.” Photograph: LiamMcArdle.com

The Church of Ireland will undertake a second census of its worshipping population throughout the island next month. Over each Sunday in November i(...)

‘The mouthing of ludicrous untruths is regarded as requiring merely a shrugging of shoulders by way of response.’ Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

As Dostoevsky’s “idiot” would remind us, it may be beauty that will save the world, but is it impertinent to suggest that right now a more pressing re(...)

Young people holding flowers, bouquets and cockades stand guard in front of the graves as they take part in a memorial ceremony at the Franco-British National Memorial in Thiepval near Albert, to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. Photograph: Stephane de Sakutin/Reuters

At the beginning of this year we considered how we might make a joint contribution to the centenary commemorations which would build our friendship an(...)

 Dignitaries lay wreaths during a service to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the battle of the Somme at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Memorial on July 1st, 2016 in Thiepval, France. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/Getty Images

The Somme has somehow become a river of Ulster, a centenary commemorative service was told in France Friday. In an address at the Ulster Tower, near (...)

Ireland’s Presbyterian Moderator Rev Dr Frank Sellar.

Ireland’s four main Church leaders and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will join President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina, Britain’s (...)

Church of Ireland Archbishop Richard Clarke said “it will be far more than a purely physical journey”. Photograph: Arthur Allison

The Catholic and Church of Ireland primates will lead a special centenary pilgrimage to significant Battle of the Somme sites this week. Beginning (...)

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