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Reverend Ian Paisley to step down from ministry

The Reverend Ian Paisley is to step down from his ministry in the church he helped establish 60 years ago.

The 85-year-old former MP, now Lord Bannside, broke the news to his congregation in the Martyrs Memorial Free Presbyterian Church in Belfast. He said he would now take time to write his memoirs.

Mr Paisley is due to oversee his final service in the church next month

Mark Simpson reports.

  • 14 Nov 2011
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