Tag: Northern Ireland

N. Ireland’s experience may offer insight into U.S. policing issues

N. Ireland’s experience may offer insight into U.S. policing issues

| Mark Pattison | June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

The U.S. demonstrations over police aggression toward minorities has an antecedent in Northern Ireland, according to a police commander in Salinas, California, who spent the first 10 years of his life in Northern Ireland in the midst of “the Troubles” there, then later wrote his master’s thesis on the applicability of its policing reforms to the United States.

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Despite opposition, abortion is now legal in Northern Ireland

Despite opposition, abortion is now legal in Northern Ireland

| Simon Caldwell | April 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The British government has pressed ahead with the legalization of abortion in Northern Ireland.

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Northern Ireland religious leaders welcome restoration of institutions

Northern Ireland religious leaders welcome restoration of institutions

| Michael Kelly | January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, Northern Ireland, has welcomed a new political agreement that restores the suspended democratic institutions set up as part of the peace process in Northern Ireland.

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Northern Ireland Christian leaders: People weren’t consulted on abortion

Northern Ireland Christian leaders: People weren’t consulted on abortion

| Simon Caldwell | September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Church leaders in Northern Ireland encouraged their political parties to quickly re-establish their self-governing institutions to stop the British government from imposing a liberal abortion law on the province.

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Northern Irish bishops accuse Britain of hijacking bill to allow abortion

Northern Irish bishops accuse Britain of hijacking bill to allow abortion

| Simon Caldwell | July 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Abortion and same-sex marriage will be made legal in Northern Ireland unless self-government in the province is restored within three months.

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Irish bishops urge Catholics to ‘resist’ country’s new abortion law

Irish bishops urge Catholics to ‘resist’ country’s new abortion law

| Michael Kelly | January 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The primate of All-Ireland insisted that the country’s new abortion law that took effect Jan. 1 has “no moral force” and it “must be resisted” by Catholics.

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