Christians called to form united witness for justice – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2019 opened in Dublin and Glendalough on Friday evening (January 18) with an ecumenical service in the Church of St John the Baptist in Clontarf. The service, which was led by Archbishop Michael Jackson, took the theme ‘Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue’ [Deuteronomy 16:18–20]. This theme is being adopted by Christians all over the world this week and was chosen by the churches of Indonesia.

During the service members of the congregation wrote a personal commitment each could make to justice. Their commitments, written on coloured cards, were collected and offered…

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