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Former Northern Ireland politician and Joint 1998 Nobel Peace Prize Winner John Hume attends a funeral service for Father Alec Reid in Belfast, Nov. 27, 2013.

John Hume remembered as Northern Ireland's great peacemaker

Aug 3, 2020

Retired politician and Nobel laureate John Hume, a major leader in the effort to secure peace in Northern Ireland, died... Read more

Mary Lou McDonald, Leader of Sinn Fein (L) and Michelle O'Neill, Vice President of Sinn Fein (R) speak after a meeting of the Stormont Assembly, Oct. 21, 2019.

Priest in N Ireland urges pro-choice politicians not to receive Holy Communion

Oct 25, 2019

A priest in Northern Ireland has exhorted pro-choice politicians not to receive Holy Communion, and Catholic voters not to vote... Read more

Pro-life campaigners gather with placards at Parliament buildings on the Stormont Estate in Belfast, Oct. 21, 2019.

Abortion legalized in N Ireland, after deadlock in devolved legislature

Oct 21, 2019

Northern Ireland's devolved legislature failed Monday to block a change to the region's law imposed by the British parliament. As... Read more