ICC President congratulates Archbishop Eamon Martin

Statement from Rev Dr Donald Watts, co–chair of the Irish Inter Church Meeting and President of the Irish Council of Churches, on the retirement of Cardinal Sean Brady and the Appointment of Archbishop Eamon Martin as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland

I wish to express the good wishes of the Irish Council of Churches and the Irish Inter Church Meeting to Cardinal Sean Brady on his retirement and wish him every blessing as he begins the next phase of his Ministry. We have worked together for many years, through his role as co–chair of the Irish Inter Church Meeting and in a variety of other ways. I have always appreciated his patient thoughtfulness, his deep spirituality and gift of friendship. I would also wish to acknowledge his enormous contribution to inter church relations in Ireland. He chaired meetings with a gentle humilty that has enabled rich dialogue and built understanding. As he retires we enjoy unprecendented positive relationships between our member churches.

Together with the member churches of the Irish Council of Churches I wish to congratulate Archbishop Eamon on his new ministry as Archbishop of Armagh and Prmate of All Ireland and look forward to working …read more

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