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June 27 in history

1358  Republic of Dubrovnik was founded.

1709  Peter the Great defeated Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.

1743  War of the Austrian Succession: … 539 more words


Staying Power at the Westminster Abbey Institute

The Staying Power lecture series has been hosted by the Westminster Abbey Institute throughout March, using speakers from around Parliament Square to attempt to “revitalise moral and spiritual values in public life.” 504 more words

Henry Tobias Jones

Seventy percent of LGBT teens suicidal - report

By Aisling McCabe

Seventy percent of LGBT teenagers between the ages of 14-18 have had suicidal thoughts in the past year, according to a new report released today. 378 more words

General News

Ground-breaking Irish LGBTI Report Shows Higher Levels Of Self-harm And Attempted Suicide Among Young LGBTI People

The LGBTIreland Report, launched today (22nd March) by Dr. Mary McAleese, details the findings of Ireland’s largest ever study of the mental health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Ireland. 801 more words


Ireland Ends "Year of Equality" with LGBT Church Worker Protections

Ireland’s lawmakers ended the country’s “Year of Equality” by passing a bill that will ban discrimination by religious institutions against LGBT employees. Gay Star News… 664 more words


In Advance of the Synod, Global Network of Rainbow Catholics Launches In Rome

This post is the third in Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and Family in Rome.  New Ways Ministry’s Executive Director Francis DeBernardo will continue to send news and commentary from this meeting. 1,242 more words