Monday June 1, 2020

The true roots of sectarianism

Many people continue to see sectarianism in the North as essentially a reflection of religious intolerance between Protestants and Catholics.

27th May, 2006

Many people continue to see sectarianism in the North as essentially a reflection of religious intolerance between Protestants and Catholics.

This is a fundamentally flawed assumption, and the dissemination of this crude analysis makes it all the more difficult to tackle the true roots of sectarianism in the six counties, which are, in reality, purely political.

Of course there is a religious dimension to the type of sectarianism that recently led to the tragic murder...

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