Protestant Cleric Backs Joint Classes with Catholics
Belfast Telegraph | Saturday, August 13, 2011
Schools run jointly by the Protestant and Catholic churches could help build a shared future in Northern Ireland, a senior cleric has said.
“It is a thought that has worked elsewhere. It’s an idea that’s worth considering,” the Rev Ian Ellis suggested.
The Church of Ireland minister i... more
East Belfast street violence 'orchestrated' by UVF
The Irish Times | Wednesday, June 22, 2011
THE UVF “orchestrated” the most serious street violence seen in east Belfast in years and was guilty of “attempted murder” of PSNI officers.
Chief Supt Alan McCrum said the loyalist paramilitary group, which is supposed to be on ceasefire, was behind the violence and shootings which scarred... more
Belfast violence flares again as police attacked
BBC News | Tuesday, June 21, 2011
The BBC's Mark Simpson reports from lower Newtownards Road in east Belfast
Violence has flared for a second night at a sectarian interface near a Catholic enclave in east Belfast.
Petrol bombs, missiles and fireworks have been thrown at police lines in the lower Newtowna... more
Building Bridges One Teen At A Time
The Salt Lake Tribune | Friday, July 24, 2009
It’s a simple proposition: Take 12 teens from Northern Ireland - six Catholics and six Protestants - bring them halfway across the world to spend July with 12 American kids the same age, and see if the visitors can’t get beyond the barriers of home. That’s the theory behind the Ulster Project. ... more
Ulster Bridges Religious Divide
Deseret News | Sunday, July 05, 2009
Kids from Northern Ireland, as part of the Ulster Project, made their way to Salt Lake City last week for their annual rendezvous.
For 23 years Utah has participated in the program. It may seem like an unlikely connection — conflict-torn Northern Ireland and Utah — but... more
Catholic, Protestant Teens Work Together
Deseret News | Saturday, July 19, 2008
Stones were flying through the air, hitting Grainne Gallagher as she walked to the Belfast hospital where she was in training. There was no way the attackers could have known she was Catholic.
However, the young man she was walking with had a symbol on his bike, giving away his Catholic h... more
12 Irish Youths Discover That This Is The Place To Become Friends
Deseret News | Friday, July 01, 1988
Nigel Miller, 15, wants to canoe in Utah's white water rivers, and Aureole Crawford, 14, wants to hike in Utah's mountains and swim. Both of them want to see and feel the Great Salt Lake.
Back in their homelands, Nigel and Aureole probably would not have become friends. Instead, they would... more