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Ecumenical talk at congress

by Gregg Ryan Ireland Correspondent

THE Roman Catholic Eucharistic International Congress, which has been taking place in Dublin since Sunday, attracted 12,500 for its opening mass — far short of the expected 20,000, but amid great enthusiasm none the less.

This year’s congress (it is held every four years; the last one was in Quebec, where numbers were smaller) has had a strong ecu­menical flavour — for perhaps only the second time in its 131-year history. Another “first” was an address given by the ...

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Fri 31 Jul 15 @ 18:59
@steveLIVS @RhodesWriter @c_of_e It wasn't our data, it was a survey by the British Election Study. HS

Fri 31 Jul 15 @ 15:25
Giving in @c_of_e up to £1 billion. But number of givers falling http://t.co/XTRi469vxv http://t.co/DZOtKmFWHH