Statement by the Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland on the death of John Hume

The Most Revd John McDowell, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, has issued the following statement on the death of John Hume:

‘Firstly, I would like to extend my heartfelt sympathies and prayers to John Hume’s wife, Pat, and to the wider family. For many people, even looking on at a distance, Pat’s care for John, especially over the period of his last illness, was exemplary and inspiring.

‘John Hume will be remembered not only as a significant politician in Ireland but also for his unambiguous dedication to making political change happen by purely peaceful means. Because of the manner…

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