Horrified at bigotry toward film about conversion from homosexuality

Being unable to attend Townsend Street Presbyterian Church on Thursday evening, I watched the film about a homosexual’s conversion to Christianity on YouTube. The link can be found here.  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5FyFv_xCvE) I was therefore both horrified and disgusted at the act of sectarian bigotry displayed in opposition to the showing of this film. This film, set in the context of Malta,

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We are guilty of having a selective memory of history of this island

I refer to “Memory of Protestant role in 1798 rising still lies beneath surface” (Opinion November 21). The author Guy Beiner, gives an impressive list of instances where “unionist Presbyterians completely erased the memory of the participation of their ancestors in the rebellion of 1798,” For some inexplicable reason, during the first fifty years of the Northern Ireland State, the

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Response to “Creative Conversations Group”

This letter is addressed to the Moderator yet, like the one signed by 232 Ministers and Elders,  it does not specifically state what the signatories wish the Moderator to do. The origins of this group “Creative Conversations” is unknown, other than “Our Group, made up of members of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland”. Was his group open to all, or

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RESPONSE TO ‘A cry from the heart’

This document ‘A cry from the heart’ issued to the media on 6 July 2018, was signed by 36 Ministers, 21 of whom are retired – 18 from active parish ministry and 3 from alternative ministry.  Of the 15 active ministers who signed 13 are in parish ministry and 2 in alternative ministry. 196 Elders signed but the vast majority

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Rev Brian Kennaway: ‘Kyle Paisley is wrong to say the Presbyterian moderator is travelling south at the invitation of the Pope’

May I take issue with some of the comments of (“Kyle Paisley: Protestant church leaders seem to be ashamed of their faith”, August 23)? I note that Kyle states in reference to the Pope’s visit; “it is quite something else for Protestant church leaders, particular in the north, to run to meet him.” May I respectfully point out that the

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“The Historical and Social Impact of Flags and Symbols on Society”

You can access a presentation on “The Historical and Social Impact of Flags and Symbols on Society” with The Rev. Brian Kennaway and Dr. Dominic Bryan presented in The Canada Room, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University Belfast on Tuesday 12th May 2015 – BELOW: Brian Kennaway and Dominic Bryan on ‘The Historical and Social Impact of Flags and Symbols on our

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