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Julian Assange nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

PRESS RELEASE – EMBARGOED – MONDAY 7th JANUARY, 2019 MAIREAD MAGUIRE, NOBEL PEACE LAUREATE, 224 LISBURN ROAD, BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND  email:  info@peacepeople.com  website; www.peacepeople.com;  Tel(O28) 90 663465 RE; NOMINATION OF MR. JULIAN ASSANGE, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, WIKILEAKS, FOR THE 2019 NOBEL PEACE … Continue reading

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Fighting for the Men of Manus – December 2018

It was December 19th – just a week before Christmas 2018 – when I travelled to Port Moresby to fight alongside Ezatuallah Kakar – Manus Island detainee and professional boxer. The idea was to support him personally and to help … Continue reading

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Afflicting the Comfortable (A sermon on Luke 3:1-6)

I think I am right in saying that today is a historic anniversary for me. I think I am rightin saying that today marks for me the end of my 28th year as incumbent in this parishwhich means that I … Continue reading

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Sacrifice and Survival (Armistice Day 2018)

“[Jesus] sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money intothe treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. 42A poor widow came and put intwo small copper coins, which are worth a penny. 43Then he called his … Continue reading

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How hard for a rich man to enter the Kingdom (Mark 10:17-31)

  “Then Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, “How hard it will be for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!”” (Mark 10:23) Last week I wasn’t at my post at Holy Trinity. I was … Continue reading

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The secular side of God (A sermon on Esther)

“When the king returned from the palace garden to the banquet hall, Haman hadthrown himself on the couch where Esther was reclining; and the king said, “Willhe even assault the queen in my presence, in my own house?” As the … Continue reading

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Encountering the Other (A sermon on Job 24:3-6)

  3 You asked, ‘Who is this that obscures my plans without knowledge?’ Surely, I spoke of things I did not understand, things too wonderful for me to know. 4 “You said, ‘Listen now, and I will speak; I will … Continue reading

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Ending the Demonization of Russia

Words of wisdom from my friend (and Nobel Peace Prize winner) Mairead Maguire Demonization of Russia in a new Cold War era- By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace laureate In examining the future, we must look to the past. As we … Continue reading

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Australia’s Pro-Putin, Pro-Syria, Celebrity Anglican Priest (Russia Insider, September 29, 2018)

I felt rather privileged to find myself subject of a major article in Russia Insider. The transcript it contains has a few typos. Even so, it portrays my views very accurately and comprehensively. Russia Insider – September 29, 2018

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