- Jan 28, 2020
Seamus Mallon, one of the key architects of the Irish peace process who fought to end decades of discrimination against Catholics in Northern Ireland, was, above all, a man of faith, said Archbishop Eamon Martin, primate of all Ireland.
Christian leaders in Northern Ireland have called on political parties to work to restore local rule to the province, as talks take a pause for Christmas.
Britain and Ireland are going through “a period of dangerous political, social, and economic uncertainty,” according to the president of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.
Ireland’s top prelate warned against an attempt to “hijack” a bill concerning Northern Ireland’s government to legalize abortion in the territory.
Ireland’s top bishop called for the Church to embrace a more joyful language during a Sunday Mass in celebration of an ecumenical prayer initiative.
Religious leaders in Ireland expressed their hope that “substantive progress” will restore the power-sharing government in Northern Ireland that collapsed over two years ago.