“Lord Jesus Christ, you are the way of peace. Come into the brokenness of this land with your healing love.”
From 875 successful applicants last year, 25% were from a Catholic background, compared to 22% in 2014.
“The pity of war should never be far from our prayers and our thoughts at such a time as this” - Archbishop Richard Clarke.
Ten charities honoured including Trócaire, Christian Aid, Habitat NI, Tear Fund and Concern.
Outrage over disfigurement of the face and intended burning of religious statue.