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Ireland's government buildings

Peer urges Irish to reject British-style abortion laws

12/12/2017 09:58

The Republic of Ireland will hold a referendum on abortion in 2018. The referendum on the Eighth Amendment, which places the life of the unborn on an equal footing to that of the mother, is expected to be held May or June of next year.

Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrates Mass in Gaza City in 2016

Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrates Mass in Gaza City in 2016

Bishops mourn 50 years of abortion "tragedy"

23/10/2017 16:58

Bishops in England, Wales and Scotland have lamented the loss of unborn life in a joint statement to mark the 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act.

 

Pope Francis meets Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva

Pope Francis meets Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva

Abortion not part of ‘reproductive health’ - Holy See to UN

27/06/2017 18:31

The Holy See has told the United Nations that abortion should not be considered part of the term ‘sexual and reproductive health’ and that ‘gender’ means only biological sexual identity and difference

 

A baby holds a bunch of flowers at a vigil in Trafalgar Square the day after an attack in London

A baby holds a bunch of flowers at a vigil in Trafalgar Square the day after an attack in London

Mexican bishop: ‘Silence means complicity in abortion’

27/03/2017 16:40

“Silence in the face of the suppression of unborn life makes us complicit in the crime of abortion.” That, in synthesis, is the message of the Mexican bishops in a communique sent on the national ‘Day for Life’ celebrated on 25 March, the Solemnity of the Annunciation.

 

Bolivian bishops meet Pope Francis during his visit to the country in 2015

Bolivian bishops meet Pope Francis during his visit to the country in 2015

Bolivia bishops attack abortion proposal

15/03/2017 15:43

Bolivian bishops have decried a proposed change to the country’s penal code that would legalise abortion in several circumstances.

 

Drug users undergoing rehabilitation at a Center for Christian Recovery, Antipolo, Philippines September 12, 2016.

Drug users undergoing rehabilitation hold copies of the Bible while reciting prayers as part of their regular activities inside a Center for Christian Recovery in Antipolo, Philippines September 12, 2016.

Filipino bishops: Attacks on life "cry to heaven for divine justice"

16/09/2016 10:03

The Bishops have condemned the escalation of violence in the country, which has claimed 3500 deaths in the last ten weeks. The statement released Thursday calls them "sins that harm the dignity of the human person"