Byline: DAVID YOUNG
SENIOR loyalists and Catholic clerics pledged yesterday to work together to prevent a return to full-scale violence in Northern Ireland.
The joint commitment followed a groundbreaking meeting in Armagh between the head of the Catholic Church in Ireland and representatives of the UDA-linked Ulster Political Research Group.
Cardinal Sean Brady said he had been reassured by a pledge from the loyalist delegation there would be no retaliation following last month's murders by dissident republicans.
After the meeting at his official residence at Armagh Cathedral, Cardinal Brady said: "We conveyed to the UPRG the fear that exists …