- Mar 6, 2021
Loyalist paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland say they are “withdrawing support” from the 1998 Good Friday Agreement that brought an end to “The Troubles” – a 30-year conflict that left over 3,500 people dead.
During the 16th and 17th centuries, Catholics in Britain suffered intense persecution, with hundreds of people being martyred for their faith.
Revelations that a leading holiday park company in the UK discriminated against people with certain Irish surnames “won’t come as a surprise” the country’s Traveller community, says their national chaplain.
Reading the Bible has had a positive effect on people’s “mental well-being” during the pandemic, according to a Christian Research survey conducted in the United Kingdom.
Scotland’s bishops are calling on the government to allow more worshippers to attend services when churches are allowed to reopen at the beginning of April.
England’s top Catholic prelate has welcomed reports of an investigation by the U.S. government into the labor practices at Boohoo, a UK online fashion retailer which sources from factories in Leicester.
Scotland’s bishops say they would “warmly welcome” Pope Francis if he visited Glasgow later this year for a major UN climate summit.
A religious order has withdrawn its request to exhume its founder and transfer some of her remains from England to Philadelphia.