Category - northern ireland

  • 28 Jan 2009

    The authors of a report on how to deal with the legacy of the Troubles in Northern Ireland have issued a statement explaining their recommendations and warning against hasty judgements about their proposals.

  • 9 Sep 2008

    Parents in Northern Ireland, which is seeking to recover from years of conflict and sectarianism, would like to see single-faith denominational schools replaced by integrated ones, a new survey has shown.

  • 3 May 2008

    “Some people think that peace-making is easy, but in my experience it requires toughness and resolution, as well as sympathy and integrity.”

  • 21 Mar 2008

    The United States and the United Kingdom are being forced this month (March 2008) to reflect on the recent heritage of their military interventions. Who or what are we trusting in when we choose the way of the sword over the way of the Cross, asks Simon Barrow. Where does salvation lie?

  • 1 Mar 2008

    Faith groups in Northern Ireland and America have been seeking to learn from one another about making peace in the human and the physical environment together. Earlier this month a US interfaith group visited the province.

  • 10 Dec 2007

    Levels of religious knowledge throughout Ireland are decreasing significantly, and in Northern Ireland are even lower than in the Republic according to a new poll, believed to be the first ever conducted on the subject in Northern Ireland

  • 12 Sep 2007

    The Evangelical Alliance, which claims to represent Evangelical Christians in the UK, has said it is "encouraging Christians to respond respectfully and in a Christ-like manner" to the decision made in yesterday’s judicial review of Northern Ireland’s Sexual Orientation Regulations.

  • 6 Aug 2007

    In a move that may raise questions for those who believe, on secular and religious grounds, in a clear distinction between religion and the state, Christian ministers in Northern Ireland are accompanying police patrols in tough areas.

  • 26 Apr 2007

    Famous Irish peace activist Mairead Maguire has been hit with a rubber bullet fired by the Israeli military at a non-violent protest Ramallah on the West Bank.

  • 27 Mar 2007

    Protestant and Catholic church leaders in Ireland have welcomed the agreement between the leaders of the DUP and Sinn Fein to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland.