Archbishops of Armagh call for peaceful and respectful Twelfth Celebrations

10 Jul 2015

The Archbishops of Armagh, Archbishop Eamon Martin and Archbishop Richard Clarke have called today for peaceful and respectful Twelfth celebrations:

“We call on everyone to ensure that the Twelfth will be celebrated in a dignified way which respects life and safety and upholds peace and the diversity of traditions.

“We invite our parish communities to pray for all who seek to promote tolerance and respect.

“We encourage all, especially young people, to cooperate with community leaders, police and civil authorities in the coming days.”

+Eamon Martin​​​​​                                                                             +Richard Clarke

Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh                   Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh

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