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A homage to “The Beloved Community”

Posted By: July 26, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus Northern Ireland as “The Beloved Community”: Pending the reunification of Ireland, Fr. Mc Manus urges in today’s Irish Echo that we should view Northern Ireland as The Beloved Community as it was taught by Blessed Martin Luther King, Jr. But that does not mean that we still cannot speak truth […]

McManus raises UVF McCord murder

Posted By: July 26, 2017

Evan Short. Irish Echo. July 26, 2017   The head of the Irish National Caucus, Fr. Sean McManus, questioned British Secretary of State James Brokenshire on his visit to Washington this week on an unresolved UVF murder. Fr. McManus asked why the British government continued to refuse to hand over documents relating to the death […]

DUP silent on parade to glorify notorious UDA men

Posted By: July 26, 2017

 “Neither DUP South Belfast MP Emma Little-Pengelly nor MLA Christopher Stalford responded to a request to comment on a parade on Friday to commemorated two UDA men who were linked to the 1992 Sean Graham bookmakers murders.” Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Neither DUP South Belfast MP Emma Little-Pengelly nor MLA Christopher Stalford responded to a request to […]

Bonfire a dispiriting reflection of unionism

Posted By: July 26, 2017

Fionnuala O’ Connor. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, July 25, 2017There is a link to be made, dispiriting but instructive, between this year’s Twelfth and the 20th-anniversary last week of the IRA’s second ceasefire.General peaceableness, offensive bonfires – we should be grateful? The DUP representatives for Sandy Row are the perfect example of unionist backwardness. The behavior of the youthful Emma Little-Pengelly and Christopher Stalford […]

Belfast Protestant thanks Catholic priest

Posted By: July 25, 2017

Secretary of State James Brokenshire and Fr. Sean Mc Manus –July 24, 2017, at Northern Ireland Bureau   BELFAST/WASHINGTON. Tuesday, July 25, 2017—  It does not happen often —given the British Government-sponsored and structured sectarianism in Northern Ireland— that a Protestant praises a Catholic priest. Yet, that dynamic was on full display over the past 24 hours in both Washington and Belfast.In […]

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