Church of Ireland archbishops join ecumenical delegation to Irish government

Posted Jan 25, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican leaders have taken part in an ecumenical meeting with Irish government ministers to discuss a number of “pressing social and ethical matters.” Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar invited senior clergy and lay representatives from the Church of Ireland, the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and the Methodist Church in Ireland to the meeting in Dublin.

Archbishop of Armagh Richard Clarke, the primate of Ireland, led the Anglican delegation, which also included Archbishop of Dublin Michael Jackson and two secretaries of the General Synod: Gillian Wharton and Ken Gibson.

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