- May 15, 2021
Britain and Ireland are making a new push to restore Northern Ireland’s collapsed government, as politicians face mounting criticism of politicians after the killing of a journalist by a banned militant group.
The Northern Ireland Police Service said Tuesday they have arrested a woman under the Terrorism Act in connection with the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee.
Ireland’s Catholic Church is “changing enormously,” and will have to address serious problems in the future, according to Dublin’s archbishop.
Stonyhurst College in England has an extensive collection of Catholic artifacts including something from St. Thomas More.
Following Thursday’s deadly shooting of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry in Northern Ireland, the local bishop said that while he doesn’t foresee violence in the area returning to past levels, young people in the area deserve better than conflict and bloodshed.
The United Kingdom should promote freedom of religion “as a fundamental human right,” according to a joint letter from the Archbishop of Westminster and the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Pope Francis told a gay British comedian that “it doesn’t matter who you are or how you live your life, you do not lose your dignity.”
Bishop Donal McKeown of Derry said a “deep air of sadness” is hanging over the city in Northern Ireland after the murder of journalist Lyra McKee.