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Brian Feeney: The DUP may not like Sinn Féin but they still have to do a deal with them

Brian Feeney
How many unionists do you think read the speech Michelle O’Neill gave in Milltown cemetery on Sunday? Few or none? How many members of the DUP assembly party read it? Few or none? That’s the whole speech on the Sinn Féin website not just the headline, ‘SF calls for unity vote in five years’, which probably guaranteed virtually no unionist read any further.

Martin O'Brien: Mary McAleese poses serious question on role of women in Catholic Church

Martin O’Brien
“How much filth there is in the Church, and even among those who, in the priesthood, ought to belong entirely to Him[Jesus Christ]!” The anguished words of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger in Rome on Good Friday 2005 lamenting the horrors of clerical sex abuse during a profound meditation on the Stations of the Cross just 25 days before his election as Pope Benedict XVI.

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