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Northern Ireland bishops urge MLAs to reject abortion legislation

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Bishop hails key workers as the ‘new icons of esteem’

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Archbishop McMahon to livestream Holy Week and Easter services from Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral

The Archbishop of Liverpool is to livestream the Holy Week and Easter services from the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool.

The services mark the most important time of the Christian year when the passion, death and Resurrection of Jesus are commemorated.

Archbishop Malcolm McMahon said: “This year our Holy Week devotions will have to be different as we rightly respect government restrictions. We cannot physically gather as a worshipping community, but livestreaming gives us the opportunity to join together spiritually in sincere prayer and devotion as we commemorate the passion, death and glorious Resurrection of the Lord.”

The stream can be accessed from the Metropolitan Cathedral’s website at: www.liverpoolmetrocathedral.org.uk

Services will be streamed as follows:

Palm Sunday, 5th April: Mass – 11am
Holy Thursday, 9th April: Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 7pm
Good Friday, 10th April: Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion – 3pm
Holy Saturday, 11th April: The Easter Vigil and First Mass of Easter – 8pm
Easter Sunday, 12th April: Mass – 11am

Picture: Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral. (Peter Byrne/PA).

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Northern Ireland bishops urge MLAs to reject abortion legislation

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Speaking in his homily during the latest weekly Mass for the sick, their families, care workers and NHS staff, Bishop of Middlesbrough Terence Drainey said he believed the increasing desire to foster the common good seen in recent months will last beyond the current...

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Women who have discerned a call to consecrate their virginity to God in service to the Church must be living signs of God's love in the world, especially where too many people live in poverty or suffer from discrimination, Pope Francis said. "Be women of mercy,...

Healing people more important than the economy, says Pope Francis

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