Irish Bishops decry UK ‘amnesty’ for Troubles – Vatican News

Irish bishops have joined criticism of the UK government’s plans to introduce a statute of limitations for alleged crimes committed during the Troubles that would end prosecutions for killings by both British soldiers and members of militant groups. The proposal was announced last week and also includes an end to all legacy inquests and civil actions related to the thirty year conflict, bypassing the Stormont House Agreement signed by all parties in 2014, which sought to deal with the Northern Ireland legacy in a collaborative way involving all victims.

Irish Bishops decry UK ‘amnesty’ for Troubles – Vatican News

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