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Published: 05 November 2019

256 Pages | 6 black and white figures/illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198843214

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The Catholic Church and the Northern Ireland Troubles, 1968-1998

Margaret M. Scull

  • Evaluates the role of the Catholic Church in mediating conflict, using the Northern Ireland Troubles as a case study
  • Offers a radical new perspective on religious institutions as conflict mediators in the twentieth century
  • Provides an analysis of key themes in the history of the Catholic Church as they applied during the Troubles
  • Offers an entangled history approach, analysing the response of both the Irish and the broader global Catholic Churches to the conflict
  • Includes author-conducted interviews with leading priests, religious women, bishops, former paramilitaries, community organisers, and politicians

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