‘We are very excited. We hope it will be a moment of grace for us here in the North and for all of Ireland as well’ – Manuel McGivern, spokesperson for Focolare.
According to the report, two non religious parents pass on their lack of religion, while religious parents have a 50:50 chance of passing on their beliefs.
These evangelical churches report a good ethnic mix and a young age profile, with 46 per cent of members aged under 30, and 75 per cent aged under 50.
It is “a great privilege to have Fr Brian McKay, long time and well-known Carmelite in Dublin, installed as an ecumenical canon of St Patrick’s Cathedral” – Canon Charles Mullen.
David McNarry said that the Orange Order should promote a discussion on the ban and admitted that he himself had attended Mass at the funerals of friends.