- May 9, 2021
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.
Two Catholic churches in Northern Ireland have been targeted with graffiti bearing a message opposed to abortion, ahead of a key referendum in the Republic of Ireland.
The Archbishop of Armagh, Eamon Martin, joined other Christian leaders in calling for the major parties in Northern Ireland to form a new Executive before a June 29 deadline imposed by the British government. The leaders are concerned that until a government is formed, “the most vulnerable are at greater risk, while crucial decisions on education, health and welfare are not being taken.”