Four Church Leaders to attend Downing Street Meeting

13 Jan 2003

Four Church Leaders to attend Downing Street Meeting

The leaders of Ireland’s four main churches (Dr Russell Birney, Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Dr Sean Brady, Roman Catholic Church, Dr Robin Eames, Church of Ireland and Rev Winston Graham, Methodist Church in Ireland) are to attend a breakfast meeting with the Prime Minister, Mr Tony Blair, in No 10 Downing Street at 8.00am on Tuesday 14 January 2003 to discuss matters of mutual concern.

The group will be accompanied by the Joint Secretaries to the Four Church Leaders (Ireland), Rev Sam Hutchinson and Rev Edmund Mawhinney, and by the Director of the Catholic Communications Office, Rev Martin Clarke.

13 January 2003

Further Information:

Fr Martin Clarke (Catholic Communications Office) 087 220 8044
Ms Brenda Drumm (Catholic Communications Office) 087 233 7797
Dialling from the UK: 00353 87 220 8044 and 00353 87 233 7797

Mr Stephen Lynas (Communications Department, Presbyterian Church in Ireland)
Office: 028 9032 2284
Mobile: 07802 264354