Posts Tagged ‘Good Friday Agreement’

Brexit Bill could undermine peace in Northern Ireland

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Leaders of Anglican Churches have warned the UK government a new Brexit bill could set a “disastrous precedent”. The Internal Market Bill could damage the relationship between the UK’s four nations. So say the archbishops of York and Canterbury and the heads of the Church in Scotland, Wales and Ireland. The bill sets out rules Read more

Ending the Troubles: Ireland’s churches defend Agreement

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

The “Good Friday Agreement” that brought an end to the  late 20th-century Troubles in Northern Ireland needs further work. The Agreement committed Northern Ireland’s political parties to resolving political issues by democratic and peaceful methods. Speaking on the Agreement’s 20th anniversary, the Catholic Church Primates of All Ireland say it “took a great effort to Read more