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Adrian Millar

had someone close to them killed or injured in the conflict. 1 These statistics provide us with some indication of the experience of pain of the republican community. The authors also remark that the pain of the wider Catholic church-going community is greater than that of the Protestant church-going population: ‘Among churchgoers, Catholics are three times more likely to have been intimidated and

in Socio-ideological fantasy and the Northern Ireland conflict
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Adrian Millar

), Social Attitudes in Northern Ireland: The Fourth Report 1994–1995 (Belfast: The Appletree Press Ltd, 1995), p. 30). 5 This conclusion is in keeping with the views of Mary Harris, The Catholic Church and the Foundation of the Northern State (Cork: Cork University Press, 1993), p. 16. Harris

in Socio-ideological fantasy and the Northern Ireland conflict
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Mary McAleese

reached its summit in 1994 when she became Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Queen’s University, and the first woman to serve in that role. Her academic career did not, however, shut out involvement in public affairs. In 1984, she was a member of the Catholic Church Episcopal Delegation to the New Ireland Forum, set up under the premiership of Dr Garret Fitzgerald (qv). In 1996, in the wake of the widespread disturbances which had broken out over parading, the British government set up the Independent Review of Parades and Marches chaired by Dr (later Sir) Peter North. Here, too

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century
Adrian Millar

conflict and stalemate in Northern Ireland on a number of grounds: There is no noticeable correlation between religious convictions and the areas most affected by conflict. Political activists in Northern Ireland do not for the most part use religious labels in terms of their party names and values. Individual politicians who are Catholic either display secular attitudes or roundly criticise the Roman Catholic Church and on

in Socio-ideological fantasy and the Northern Ireland conflict
Adrian Millar

. Interviewee 12 views Protestant bigotry in terms of Protestants’ fear of Catholicism as a faith and a religious system (for ‘theological, tribal and all sorts of reasons’) whereas he claims that Catholics are not afraid of the Protestant faith or religious system. Protestants are paranoid about ‘Fenianism’ – a conglomeration of Sinn Fein, the SDLP, the Catholic Church, the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA

in Socio-ideological fantasy and the Northern Ireland conflict
Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

presence. Police, intelligence officers (Agence Nationale de Renseignement) and administrators do not have a permanent post. The Catholic Church, the hospital and a school are the closest forms of institutional authority present, in which the population has a direct input, even in decision-making processes. There is an established payment scheme for teachers, nurses and doctors, who also provide a loose form of authority. For instance, the women of the village built 171 Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making the maternity wing of the small hospital

in Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making
Guns, ships and printing presses
Torbjørn L. Knutsen

manufactories, long-distance trade and systems of finance. Also, in the sixteenth century the Catholic Church lost its exclusive domination over the mind of European peoples. The old division between Christians and pagans was replaced by a new division within Europe itself between Catholics and Protestants. Partly because of this new division, Europe turned away from its enduring preoccupation with the Muslim threat. Instead of unifying against the challenge of the infidel Turk, European princes turned against each other. From 1530 on, Europe plunged into a

in A history of International Relations theory (third edition)
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Adrian Millar

argued that they unconsciously enjoy the transgression of disloyalty – which itself is rationalised as loyalty. Catholics are condemned for revelling in victim status but all the indications are that Protestants themselves unconsciously enjoy victimhood. While they complain about how Catholics are controlled by the Roman Catholic Church, how they are controlling, and how they belong to an uncritical mass

in Socio-ideological fantasy and the Northern Ireland conflict
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Ahmad H. Sa’di

Yani, Kafr Yassif ’s mayor. They were also highly represented among the younger generation of nationalist activists and leaders, such as Sabri Jiryis and Habib Qahwaji. Consequently, the control–surveillance apparatuses had to rely on the co-option of individual priests, mainly Arabs, as Israelis have been cautious in their treatment of European clergy. The Egyptian-born bishop George Hakim, the head of the Greek Catholic church (1949–67), had been the most conspicuous figure in supporting the state’s policies (Linn, 1999:134). His activities included the

in Thorough surveillance
Leonie Murray

2009). 13 Adolf, Peace. A World History, p. 49. 14 Adolf, Peace. A World History, p. 66. 15 Certainly, the Yahweh of the Old Testament could be quite a ruthless and unforgiving god when crossed, and seemed to frequently foment war, and modern Israel maintains strong militaristic conventions. In the Middle Ages, European Christians launched a series of crusades in the name of their belief and warriors of Islam have declared holy war on several occasions in different contexts over the years. The Roman Catholic Church unleashed the bloody Inquisition in a panicked

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century