“The destruction of these places of worship is at odds with the fundamental human right to worship freely according to the beliefs and principles of all those in the jungle.”
Róisín Seoighe entered song competition after viewing ‘Kids Behind Bars’ which gives an insight into the plight of vulnerable and destitute children in the Philippines.
Baroness O'Loan concerned at the increasing marginalisation of religion, particularly Christianity, even in nations which place great emphasis on tolerance.
“Coercion is the core of the policy. Instituting a two-child policy will not end forced abortion or forced sterilisation” - Women’s Rights Without Frontiers.
Former director of the bishops' Refugee and Migrant project warns that enforced idleness is unnatural and corrosive of dignity; people need to be allowed to work.
“We are being confronted with a human tragedy that requires a generous political and church partnership to help meet the needs of these vulnerable people."
“Urgent reform is required to avoid the creation of an unjust two-tier system in which the needs of those waiting for status for many years are overlooked.”
Sexual Offences Bill will be an opportunity to “wreck the business model” for pimps and traffickers and ensure that Ireland is no longer a safe haven for such crimes.
Amnesty International’s close links to the pro choice Women on Web organisation raises "very serious questions about Amnesty’s professional judgement".
"It is regrettable that the United Nations Human Rights Committee has consistently criticised Ireland for not expanding the availability of abortion" - PLC barrister.
“Ireland has always been one of the strongest supporters of the United Nations and some 90 Irish soldiers have lost their lives in the quest for worldwide peace.”
Beatification is not only a fitting tribute to his work, "it is also a powerful message of solidarity to those who continue to put their lives at risk to speak out against injustice".