71-year-old Passionist priest says he would have no personal objection to giving his blessing to same-sex marriages but cannot at present because the Church doesn’t allow it.
Whip will not be applied to non Fine Gael deputies in upcoming vote on amendment to the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill, allowing abortion in the case of so-called 'fatal foetal abnormalities'.
One Day More says politicians pushing to extend abortion law do not represent them. "Many of our members say that they received little or no support when they were given their diagnosis."
Families of babies with life-limiting conditions are discovering too late about the existence of perinatal palliative care as an alternative to abortion: PLC
"Many issues are troubling voters, but no issue is more important than protecting life. How we treat the vulnerable measures how civilised we are as a society."
If abortion was available in Ireland for fatal foetal abnormality, there would be an "expectation that this is the way to go," says father of baby Grace.
Primate warns the Church will mount a “robust defence” of the right to life of mothers and unborn babies diagnosed with fatal foetal abnormalities.