Category - northern ireland

  • 11 Mar 2009

    Over ten thousand people, including faith leaders, trade unionists and community groups, have attended a series of rallies across Northern Ireland to express opposition to the return of violence to the province.

  • 9 Mar 2009

    Christians from different backgrounds came together to pray last night at the site of the brutal killing of two soldiers in Northern Ireland. Their message was that there must be no return to sectarian violence.

  • 29 Jan 2009

    While the Catholic Church across Ireland is promoting its own schools this week, integrated education campaigners in the North are working to build community schooling that crosses religious and other divides.

  • 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.