Church of Ireland

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Noun1.Church of Ireland - autonomous branch of the Church of England in Ireland
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
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The two Connemara areas of Letterfore and Bencorr have the highest concentration of Church of Ireland members in the West of Ireland.
Historians of Ireland and the Church look at the way in which the Church of Ireland has written, shaped, and used its past since its creation in 1536, tracing the main themes and developments and seeing how they have changed and remained the same down the centuries.
Michael Jackson, Archbishop of Dublin, said the appointment brings delight to many across the Church of Ireland and throughout the Anglican Communion.
The Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin Dr John Neill said he listened to Archbishop Williams' remarks with "deep regret".
Church of Ireland Bishop of Meath and Kildare Richard Clarke said the remark was thoughtless and hurtful.
33)--this work still gives the reader much greater knowledge about the infrastructure of a Church of Ireland diocese and the issues it faced prior to disestablishment.
In the second chapter he concludes that, prior to the arrival of Wentworth and Bramhall in 1633, there were reform plans aplenty for the Church of Ireland, but consistent application was lacking.
The traditional rite of the Church of Ireland (Anglican) emerged in 1991 after the House of Bishops of the Church of Ireland decided to start ordaining women.
Catholic leaders who had been reluctant openly to criticize the established Church of Ireland prior to 1819, hoping that their silence would assuage Protestant fears of a Catholic ascendancy, became more emboldened in the face of this evangelical challenge.
PRESSURE on the IRA was heightened today as the head of the Church of Ireland urged the Provisionals to declare their terrorist campaign had ended.
But as tensions mounted Archbishop Robin Eames, head of the Church of Ireland, appealed for cool heads.

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