"It’s about the importance of being a merciful person. I always say - it‘s not enough to be compassionate - you must act.”
Commemoration of 1916 and Battle of the Somme will provide "opportunities for us to deepen our understanding of who we are as a people."
2016 commemorations have the potential to stimulate much-needed reflection on where we are as a society and what we want to achieve for the future.
“Men, women and children suffer because of weapons of mass destruction and we fail to respond, seduced by weapons of mass distraction.”