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McAleese has placed herself outside the Catholic Church

I note from a media report last weekend, June 16, that Belfast native, Mary McAleese (nee Leneghan), and a former Irish President, agrees with abortion and, I understand, the practice of homosexuality.

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Voters on both sides are ahead of the political parties, who are in a time warp

The abortion referendum in the Republic confirmed what we have known for some time, that the Roman Catholic church has lost its grip on Irish politics.

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The church must train ministers  according to God's commandments and should not hesitate if need be to separate them from universities

Separate ministers if need be from the universities and train them by God’s commandments

It is no surprise to see activists within Queen’s University Belfast agitating to cut off the Presbyterian Church following that church breaking links from the ever more unbiblical Church of Scotland.

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DUP Brexiteers are risking a border in the Irish Sea

Is it not about time the DUP woke up and smelled the coffee?

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Causeway Coast & Glens mayor Brenda Chivers (with chain) at memorial to IRA bomb in Coleraine: "All she managed to do was prove that Sinn Fein are insincere and care nothing for innocent victims and survivors they cannot use to their advantage"

Protestants will not be conned by SF games

I have listened and read about how the new Sinn Fein leadership believe that they will be able to convince unionists that a united Ireland is a warm and comfortable place for them to accept for the future.

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David Ford: European Arrest Warrant is key to cross-border fight against terrorism

The European Arrest Warrant is an essential component of north-south justice, being a crucial part of combating terrorism on both sides of the border.

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Jim Allister, TUV MLA for North Antrim, at Stormont. ''Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Jim Allister: The proposed legacy structures are built on shameful foundations

This is a statement that accompanied Jim Allister MLA’s analysis yesterday on the government legacy consultation

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The Bible is an anthology of texts written over a millennium

Love is an abstraction with many subsets of meaning and practice

I am a perplexed Presbyterian after the absolutist diktat on human sexuality, marriage and baptism by the Doctrine committee of the PCI at the recent general assembly in Belfast.

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The Presbyterian Church stance on marriage is unchanged

The Presbyterian Church has not changed its historic position on marriage. Every elder and minister, on ordination subscribes to the Westminster Confession of Faith which in Chapter 24 clearly confirms that marriage is between one man and one woman.

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Brian Kennaway: Republicans have been murdering for generations

It should be no surprise to anyone that Sinn Fein should support abortion.

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Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding

No doubt protesters are glad players had to quit NI

The ‘female lobby’ publicly stated that their wish was that the two rugby players, Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, should never, ever play again for Ulster or Ireland.

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Republicans want punishment of others, but not their own

The editorial (‘Donaldson right to highlight the hypocrisy of SF on legacy,’ June 15) supporting Sir Jeffrey Donaldson’s position on Sinn Fein/IRA’s hypocrisy is factual regarding these apologists with a history of deeds reflecting sectarianism; racism; religious hatred; bloody revolution; and glorying in such achievements.

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Radical reform needed in care

At Action on Elder Abuse Northern Ireland, we were appalled by the recent revelations of abuse of elderly residents in Dunmurry Manor Care Home, including assault, withholding prescribed medication and neglect which in one case caused a weight loss of 10 stone in a five-month period.

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The reformer William Tyndale, who was burned for heresy, translated the New Testament into English, which had things to say about the issues debated at the General Assembly

Teaching on homosexuality is clear in the Bible translated by the reformed Martyr Tyndale

I was intrigued to read Lord Alderdice’s claim that “The Presbyterian Church in Ireland is no longer the spiritual heir of the Protestant Martyrs of the 16th century, and is instead becoming more like a present day representation of those who lit the fires that burnt them.”

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Northern Ireland has a unique opportunity to be in the EU single market and customs union but also in the UK

DUP and SF are squandering golden Brexit opportunity for NI

I am astounded at the absence of debate in Northern Ireland on the DUP’s stance on Brexit and the refusal of Sinn Fein to use its mandate in Westminster to prevent an economic and political calamity affecting the whole of Ireland.

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