Blessed by the Pope and Al Green

A Derry Presbyterian by birth and upbringing, Ian Starrett remembers those few days back at the end of September 1979, when as part of the Irish press pack he spent some pleasant times in the company of the late Pope. More recently, he visited Memphis Tennessee.

  • smcgiff

    *Ahem* No mention today of the other Presbyterian minister making the headlines.

  • Alan McDonald

    Here in the USA I have encountered Catholics that I would describe as “born agains.” Do you have them over there?

  • Whatabout

    Do you mean they are extremely devout Catholics, or ‘born again’ in the sense that they’ve acknowledged that Christ is their Saviour?

  • Alan McDonald

    More the latter, and given to witnessing at work.