Fr Gerry Reynolds as an Icon of Christian Unity

Yesterday I spoke about ‘Fr Gerry Reynolds as an Icon of Christian Unity’ at the ‘Ormeau Churches Together’ group’s annual prayer breakfast marking the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (18-25 January).

The text of my address is below.

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Richard Moore on Forgiveness and the Launch of the 4 Corners Festival: New Post on Slugger O’Toole

I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, ‘Richard Moore on Forgiveness and the Launch of the 2019 4 Corners Festival.’ 

The Festival runs 30 Jan-10 Feb and the full programme can be found here.Read more...

Fr Gerry Reynolds’ Anniversary & his 1994 Sermon on Forgiveness after the Ceasefires: New Post on Slugger

I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog: Fr Gerry Reynolds’ Anniversary and his 1994 Sermon on Forgiveness after the Ceasefires.

The sermon is produced in full and linked to the theme of the 2019 4 Corners Festival, Read more...

Launch of ‘That Justice and Peace might Embrace’ – a call for solidarity with Palestinian Christians, 29 November

‘That Justice and Peace might Embrace’ – a document that calls for solidarity with Palestinian Christians -will be launched on Thursday 29 November at 7 pm in the Duncairn Cultural and Community Centre, 174 Antrim Road.

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Joram Tarusarira on Apology & Forgiveness: Reflecting on Lessons from Zimbabwe

There’s a new post on ‘The Religion Factor’ blog, ‘The Politics of Apology: Zimbabwe after the 2018 Elections,’ by Joram Tarusarira. It is well worth a read.

Tarusarira, director of the Centre for Religion, Conflict and Globalisation at the University … Read more...

Catherine Maignant Review of Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: ‘indispensable reading’

I have just become aware of Catherine Maignant’s review of my latest book, Transforming Post-Catholic Irelandpublished in 2016 in the French-language academic journal, Etudes Irlandaises (Irish Studies).

Maignant is Professor of Irish Studies at the University of Lille.Read more...

The End of Catholic Ireland? Festival of Social Sciences Discussion 6 Nov

I will be speaking at an event at the ESRC Festival of Social Science, ‘The End of Catholic Ireland?’ on Tues 6 Nov at the Dark Horse in Belfast. The event is organised by the Slugger O’Toole blog. Historian Margaret … Read more...

Review of Archbishop Eames’ Unfinished Search: New Post on Slugger

I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, a review of Archbishop Robin Eames’ book Unfinished Search. I ask: Will another opportunity to address the past slip through our hands?… Read more...

We are More than Orange & Green: My Contribution

The ‘We are More than Orange & Green’ Facebook page has been asking people from various walks of life and professions to answer four questions about contemporary Northern Ireland.

If you are on Facebook, like the page to make sure … Read more...

New Post on RTE Brainstorm – How Northern Ireland’s Future is in the Past

I have a new post on RTE’s Brainstorm website, ‘How Northern Ireland’s Future is in the Past.’ It picks up on themes of religion and reconciliation, in light of the upcoming consultation on dealing with the past.… Read more...