Written evidence submitted by The Church and Society Commission of the Church of Ireland (LEG0019)

 

 

Dear Mr Hoare,

 

I trust that this finds you well.  The Church and Society Commission of the Church of Ireland welcomes the opportunity to submit its response (enclosed) to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee’s inquiry on ‘Addressing the Legacy of Northern Ireland’s Past: the UK Government’s New Proposals’ and would welcome any further opportunity to engage with the Committee regarding this evidence.

 

Thank you for your time and consideration.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

The Rt Revd Dr Kenneth Kearon

Bishop of Limerick and Chair of the Church and Society Commission of the Church of Ireland

 

Response from Church of Ireland, Church and Society Commission

The Church and Society Commission (CASC) has prepared the following response to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee’s inquiry into ‘Addressing the Legacy of Northern Ireland’s Past: The UK Government's New Proposals’.

 

CASC is an advisory group, serving the Standing Committee of the General Synod, and engages with governments on a variety of issues, including legislation.  The mission of CASC is to provide oversight and direction for the Church of Ireland’s work, in respect to social theology in action.   CASC’s views only become representative of the Church of Ireland after being approved by its General Synod.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

May 2020