Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 24 September 2014

What about the persecuted Presbyterians?

Much has been made of the Queen's visit to both the Church of Ireland Cathedral in Enniskillen and St Michael's Church - the latter being the first time she visited a Catholic church in Ireland, which has been hailed as a significant reconciliatory gesture.

Perhaps she should have visited a Presbyterian or brethren church, or that of any other evangelical Protestant denomination.

Not only would that be in step with the majority of church-going Christians in the province, but it would represent a far greater act of reconciliation - this time towards the descendants of low church Protestants so ruthlessly persecuted by the Queen's ancestors.

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