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'Stop using reconciliation as a noun and live it as a verb'

Rev Dr Laurence Graham
AS we mark the 20th anniversary of the Belfast Agreement, which was finalised on Good Friday 1998, we need to first celebrate the fact that Northern Ireland is a much more peaceful place than it was in preceding decades.

Loyalism needs prayerful encouragement to develop

Steve Stockman and Martin Magill
This week's loyalist statement, timed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, has been met with a variety of responses, including suspicion and cynicism. Progressive loyalism also deserves encouragement and prayerful support, say Rev Steve Stockman and Fr Martin Magill

Papal visit to the north could yet happen

Connla Young
One of Ireland's most senior bishops has opened the possibility of Pope Francis extending his visit to the north when he visits Ireland in August.

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