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Church leaders hail peacemaker Gordon Wilson on 25th anniversary of his death

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The legacy of a grieving father who became one of Northern Ireland's most respected peace campaigners has been praised on the 25th anniversary of his death.

Major Church figures, including a former Church of Ireland Primate and a former Methodist president, paid tribute to Gordon Wilson.

The Enniskillen man made world headlines in the aftermath of the IRA's 1987 Remembrance Sunday bombing, which killed his daughter Marie and 10 other people and badly injured many more. A 12th victim was left in a coma and died 13 years later.