Diocese hears first hand from the persecuted church

The Diocese of Down and Dromore partnered with Open Doors for its annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Downpatrick on Monday 18 March.  

The theme was Counting the Cost: Standing with the Persecuted Church, and the President of Open Doors UK & Ireland, Eddie Lyle, spoke at the Holy Communion service in Saul.

We were also privileged to have an Egyptian Christian, ‘Michael Jones’ (not his real name) join us for the pilgrimage and to speak at the Festival Service in Down Cathedral.

Eddie has worked alongside the persecuted church for two decades and has learned many things from the…

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