Protestant Firebrand Ian Paisley Dies Aged 88

September 12, 2014 12:23 PM

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Protestant Firebrand Ian Paisley Dies Aged 88

(DUBLIN) — The Rev. Ian Paisley, the divisive Protestant firebrand who devoted his life to thwarting compromise with Catholics in Northern Ireland only to become a pivotal peacemaker in his twilight years, died Friday in Belfast, his wife said. He was 88.

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