Posts Tagged ‘Bloody Sunday’

Ireland’s Bishop Daly of Bloody Sunday fame dies

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Edward Daly, the Emeritus Catholic Bishop of Derry who tended victims of Northern Ireland’s Bloody Sunday killings and became a defining image of the massacre, died on Monday aged 82. The Catholic Diocese of Derry says Daly died peacefully on Monday after a long illness. Daly was a priest in Londonderry when British paratroopers opened Read more

Criminal investigation into Bloody Sunday killings announced

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Authorities in Northern Ireland have announced plans for a criminal investigation into the killing of 13 civilians by British troops on “Bloody Sunday” in 1972. An earlier investigation, the Savile inquiry, concluded that soldiers of the Parachute Regiment had opened fire on unarmed Catholic demonstrators in the town of Derry without provocation. To date no Read more

Irish bishop: end priestly celibacy requirement

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Retired Irish Catholic bishop, Edward Daly has added his voice calling for the end of the church’s celibacy requirement for priests. “Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, major decisions must be made,” Daly writes in his new book A Troubled See, Memoirs of a Derry Bishop. Daly, who as a priest, and waving just a Read more