“It was his sense of fairness and decency that resulted in him being called upon, together with Fr Gerry Reynolds and Fr Alex Reid, to help in bringing about the negotiations that led to the IRA ceasefire,” said President Higgins.
"To all who bear political responsibility for the affairs of Ireland... you must show that there is a peaceful, political way to justice. You must show that peace achieves the works of justice, and violence does not." - Pope John Paul II
Across our community, our churches and our conflict Fr Gerry Reynolds CSsR forged new relationships so that old differences could be resolved.
CofI Archbishop expresses concern over the tension of recent days in Northern Ireland.
Special ecumenical service of gratitude for the life of Fr Reid held on Tuesday in Clonard.
"He worked hard behind the scenes to build peace through patient and delicate negotiation" - Archbishop Eamon Martin.