An Old Sore

Posted By: November 22, 2013

Fifty years ago, the flagrant decision to deny Derry a university became the perfect symbol of Unionist anti-Catholic bigotry… And the issue still rankles this Derry columnist. ANCIENT SEAT OF LEARNING STILL FIGHTING STUBBORN RESISTANCE Denis Bradley, Irish News ( Belfast). Friday, November 22, 2013 ISN’T it strange that I have become reluctant to mention Derry […]

Civic Forum?

Posted By: November 22, 2013

  Should the Civic Forum be revived in Northern Ireland. The Belfast columnist gives a resounding “NO.”   TALKING SHOP A ROUNDABOUT WAY TO CREATE AN OPPOSITION   Brian Feeney. Irish News ( Belfast). Wednesday, November 20, 2013 YOU might be forgiven for thinking that the reference to the forgotten and unlamented Civic Forum in Alasdair […]

The Prophet of Seoul Fulfills Vision of Pope John XXIII

Posted By: November 14, 2013

It is now generally accepted that the Encyclical by Blessed Pope John XXIII, Pacem in Terris (Peace on Earth) helped to change the world — making it more aware of the fundamental importance of human rights, justice and peace.   Released in 1963, Pacem in Terris likened peace to a house built on four pillars: Truth, Justice, […]

Baggot Defends His Actions

Posted By: November 13, 2013

Allison Morris. Irish News (Belfast). Wednesday, November 13, 2013 As pressure mounts on the PSNI to tackle out-of-control elements of loyalism, Chief Constable Matt Baggott defends his actions. He spoke to Allison Morris Matt Baggott has denied his officers are failing to tackle the UVF. In the past year the east Belfast faction of the paramilitary group […]

Difficulties in dealing with the past

Posted By: November 13, 2013

Allison Morris.Irish News( Belfast).Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Any new approach to the way the past is policed following the Richard Haass talks could require a major change in the law, Matt Baggott has said. Historical investigations are currently costing the PSNI £27 million a year, with only a handful of convictions to show for it. […]

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