SF should argue for act at Westminster

May I commend both David Wilson, Beragh (‘Irish language act is about division and not equality’, June 28) and WA Miller Belfast BT13 (‘Irishness and Britishness are not exclusive to each other,’ June 28) on their analysis of the Irish/Gaelic language. It may however have passed your readers’ attention that the exact words of the St Andrew’s Agreement states: “The

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THE REFORMATION – ITS IMPACT ON IRELAND

THE REFORMATION – ITS IMPACT ON IRELAND ooOoo Response to an Address by Dr. Martin Mansergh to the Irish Association at its Dublin Summer Lunch, Wynn’s Hotel, Lower Abbey Street, Saturday, 20 May 2017 Thanks: To the Irish Association for the opportunity to respond to this address and to Martin for kindly giving me sight of his presentation. There are

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It might be unhelpful to refer to gay marriage as sin, but scripture says it is such.

The letter of Colin Flinn (‘PCI still alienates its LGBT members,’ June 9) raises a number of issues. The old adage ‘Don’t blame the messenger’ applies abundantly throughout this letter. Colin’s dispute is not with me or the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, but with the Apostle Paul and ultimately with God. It is the responsibility of both the Church and

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Presbyterian Church does tolerate dissent.

I note with some concern the rambling article of your columnist Fionola Meredith  (Comment, June 16). This article display a total lack of knowledge and is grossly offensive and arrogant in its assertiveness, when it argues in support of active discrimination. That, in itself, is a total negation of the equality she advocates. On her own admission she is certainly

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Biblical standards of morality hard to find

I read with interest the comments from Philip Campbell, Secretary of Caleb (B.T. 24th May), when he again appeals “to voters to support candidates who will defend Biblical standards of morality.” While it might well be a worthy call to support those who oppose “same-sex ‘marriage’ and support of the unborn child”, there is surely more to Biblical standards of

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A Truth and Reconciliation Committee will have little credibility in this post-truth age

A Truth and Reconciliation Committee will have little credibility in this post-truth age I note with some interest the response to the Sky News interview with Gerry Adams TD, and his offer to talk about his long-alleged involvement in the IRA, if an independent truth commission was established. I also note the response of Doug Beattie, MLA (News Letter, April

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