- Jul 29, 2021
Catholic bishops in Northern Ireland warned that unilateral moves by the British government to force Northern Ireland’s Department of Health to introduce abortion services threaten the region’s peace process.
Authorities in the United Kingdom on Friday halted the prosecution of two former British soldiers over the killing of three people almost 50 years ago in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party formally endorsed Jeffrey Donaldson as its new leader on Saturday, a position that will likely see him become the country’s first minister.
Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party on Tuesday named veteran lawmaker Jeffrey Donaldson as its new leader, weeks after he narrowly lost the election to lead the senior partner in Northern Ireland’s government.
The Irish Catholic bishops have chosen a laywoman to head preparations for a national synod, due to be held in the next five years.
Dublin’s archbishop has called a proposal that religious education could be “separated out” of Ireland’s schools a “backward step.”
Northern Ireland’s largest British unionist party chose a religious conservative from the party’s traditionalist wing as its new leader on Friday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized Wednesday for the deaths of 10 civilians during military operations half a century ago in west Belfast, a day after a coroner’s court determined that they were innocent victims.