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The Archbishop of Armagh pays tribute to Father Alec Reid

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Added on 22/11/2013

From The Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland:

‘In expressing my sympathy to Fr Alec Reid’s family and the members of the Redemptorist Community on the news of his death earlier today, I pay sincere tribute to the way in which he accepted that his obedience to the call of Christ would lead him on a sometimes dangerous and lonely path to building peace in Northern Ireland.

‘He was a brave man, who deserves the admiration of us all.’

+Richard Armagh


 

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