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West Belfast man awarded medal by the Pope for life-long devotion to Catholic Church dies aged 103

Billy Burns, pictured in 2016, when he was honoured with the prestigious Benemerenti medal for his services to the Catholic Church. Picture by Hugh Russell
A WEST Belfast man awarded a medal by the Pope for his life-long devotion to the Catholic Church has died aged 103. Tributes have been paid to Billy Burns, from Ballymurphy, after he passed away on S[...]

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