Archbishop of Armagh joins tributes to the late Mrs Pat Hume

The Most Revd John McDowell, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, has issued the following statement on the death of Mrs Pat Hume:
“Anyone who has been involved in public life in Ireland over the past 50 years will be saddened by the news of the death of Mrs Pat Hume who not only cared for her husband in his long and distressing final illness but was a source of inspiration and stability to him and to all who work for peace in these islands.
“Our thoughts and prayers are especially with John and Pat’s children and with all of those who are grieving most deeply for her today.”