NEWS MAGAZINE – Free Presbyterian minister blasts moderator’s decision to attend reception for Pope

NEWS EXTRA – Omagh suspect’s sister showed deep, unspoken pain at what had been done

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Co Armagh parish invests over £1m in new community centre

FROM THE ARCHIVES – Ireland has been crushed by iron fist of the EU

Your politicians have sold out for free sandwiches and jobs in Brussels, Nigel Farage writing in The irish Times,Thursday, Nov 12, 2015

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Cork event to celebrate Irish Mission in Latin America

NEWS EXTRA – Scots in Great War London

BBC health editor Hugh Pym, born in Wiltshire, seems an unlikely advocate for the Church of Scotland, but his close personal involvement, with that of his wife, Susan, - both are elders at St Columba’s Church of Scotland in London, - has led him to be involved in a new book about the Scottish soldiers who passed through London on their way to and from the trenches of the First World War.

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Moderator to attend State reception for Pope Francis

NEWS EXTRA – Banning the Burqa

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali writes - Boris Johnson likes being provocative. My own experience with him on the radio has been that he makes controversial comments to elicit controversial responses!

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Omagh remembers worst atrocity of the Troubles

FROM THE ARCHIVES – McQuaid has been betrayed by his own voluminous archive

In the John Charles McQuaid story lies the awesome power of the Catholic Church in Ireland in the mid-twentieth century, writes John Cooney, in the Irish Times Mon, Apr 7, 2003

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Belfast prayers on Omagh Bombing anniversary

NEWS EXTRA – We survived our first Brexit, we can do it again

The Reformation was also about independence from a distant bureaucracy and defending our freedoms, writes Giles Frazer

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Limerick Cof I Cathedral goes green for hurling team

NEWS EXTRA – A contemporary reflection on the Omagh Bomb

Steve Stockman, a Presbyterian minister - “Twenty years ago this week, I wrote this prayer/poem/reflection as some kind of response to the Omagh bomb. Just months after the hopeful Good Friday Agreement a car exploded, in the centre of Omagh during a busy Saturday afternoon, to blow all those hopes apart. 29 people were killed. Many others maimed and blinded. The whole country was shocked.”

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Omagh bomb 20th anniversary service told victims still suffering

NEWS EXTRA – The faith of Ireland’s Catholics continues, despite all

What sort of country will Pope Francis encounter? One where Mass attendance – though falling – is still among the highest in Europe, where scandals have dented people’s faith in the church, but faith itself has not died, Patsy McGarry writes in the Irish Times

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Pope’s ecumenism gives hope to Christians of all denominations, C of I bishop

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NEWS MAGAZINE – Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby set to address UN Security Council

NEWS FOCUS – I still have flashbacks’: the ‘global epidemic’ of LGBT conversion therapy

It sounds like a historical horror, but ‘treatment’ for sexual orientation remains legal in most of the world, including the UK

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NEWS MAGAZINE – MP condemns republican memorial outside Derry C of I parish church