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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 (...)

Church of Ireland Primate Richard Clarke has expressed concerns over the potential impact of a  Brexit. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Church of Ireland’s two archbishops have expressed strong concerns at the possibility of a vote by the UK to leave the EU in next month’s referend(...)

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Weekly Mass attendances in Dublin’s Catholic archdiocese are projected to drop by a third over the next 15 years, while the number of priests serving (...)

Church of Ireland primate Richard Clarke: US Episcopal church excluded from decision-making on doctrine or polity, but reports of ‘sanctions’ and ‘censures’ were  ‘cynical manipulation’ of facts, said the Archbishop.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Church of Ireland primate Archbishop Richard Clarke has dismissed some reports on the outcome of a meeting of Anglican Communion of Primates at Ca(...)

The Anglican Communion’s 38 primates voted by two-thirds majority to censure the US Episcopal Church.

A decision by Anglican Communion primates to suspend the US Episcopal Church from committees and decision-making for three years, as it allows clergy (...)

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