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THE BRITISH EMPIRE – A MOSTLY BENIGN RULE?

THE BRITISH EMPIRE – A MOSTLY BENIGN RULE?

A newsletter in Church today carried a piece by a recently deceased priest on a French,  Trappist monk, Charles de Foucauld, who is a candidate for beatification and the  late author was one of those involved in the presentation of his cause to the Vatican. De Foucauld,

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Bishop Eddie Daly – a moral force against injustice

Bishop Eddie Daly – a moral force against injustice

Bishop Eddie Daly’s first ministry was as curate in St Patrick’s  Castlederg;  I began my   teaching career there at St Eugene’s Secondary School. He would have been very aware , as I was, of the extent of rural poverty and deprivation in the surrounding area. Nevertheless, his

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Remembering The Dead

Remembering The Dead

I have just watched ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ and, understandably in media  tradition, time was given in the final minutes to those sporting people who had  died in the last year.  Today’s papers have coverage of the death of Lord Janner who had been accused of

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Bias At the BBC

Bias At the BBC

Such was the outrage, felt by YES supporters at the overt bias in BBC reporting of issues in the Referendum  , that hundreds protested last June outside the Corporation’s Glasgow headquarters on the Clyde.  The much vaunted principle of political impartiality had gone missing in the BBC News

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200 more reasons to vote YES

200 more reasons to vote YES

Eclectic is scarcely adequate to describe the motley crew of celebrities, who were undoubtedly recruited by some bright, young Downing St sage and asked to tell the people of Scotland of their undying affection for the place and its people. A principal organiser was historian and TV

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