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In the light of the horrendous carnage as a result of the Manchester Bomb, the Rev. Bill Mullally, President of the Methodist Church in Ireland has issued the following:

I am appalled by this attack carried out on the people at this concert in the Manchester Arena. An attack on our young people is an attack on us all. Our thoughts and prayers are with those families and friends who have had loved ones killed and injured, and with those who are still awaiting news of loved ones unaccounted for.

The Rev. Bill Mullally, President on hearing of the racial attack in East Belfast has issued the following Statement:

'These attacks are shameful. This violence says more about the perpetrators than the victims. It speaks of an attitude of intolerance against the vulnerable, the stranger and those who are different. We need to expose racist and hate crimes, and work together as a community to create a society that embraces our rich cultural diversity.

The President of the Methodist Church in Ireland has paid tribute to the life of Martin McGuinness:

'It is with sadness that we heard this morning of the passing of Martin McGuinness following a short illness.  

The Hub, Belfast, was swinging to the sounds of the Abaana New Life Children’s choir on Pancake Tuesday, February 28. The choir of 20 Ugandan children and three adult performers sang, danced and won the hearts of all who were present at the home of the Church of Ireland and Methodist Chaplaincy at Queen’s University, Belfast.

Thought-provoking reading by Rev Bill Mullally, President of the Methodist Church in Ireland: 'The Effect of Power and Presence in the Pastoral Supervisory Relationship

In the light of the forthcoming elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Council on Social Responsibility of the Methodist Church in Ireland urges all candidates to conduct themselves with civility and decorum so that none of the fears or promises of something more brutal will materialise.
 
The President of the Methodist Church, the Rev. Bill Mullally and the Church's Council on Social Responsibility, have issued the following Statement, marking the retirement of Martin McGuinness:
 
The President of the Methodist Church in Ireland, the Rev. Bill Mullally joins with all people in condemning the cowardly shooting of a member of the PSNI in North Belfast tonight.
 
The Methodist Church in Ireland, through its President, the Rev. Bill Mullally has issued the following in the light of today's announcement from the Secretary of State Mr. James Brokenshire MP, declaring the date for an Assembly Election.

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