Censorship zones would effectively ban volunteers from offering practical and emotional support to women entering abortion clinics across England and Wales. They would also ban individuals from peacefully praying in the vicinity of clinics – RIght to Life UK.
"We may be physically isolated, but we are not separated. We are untited as the body of Christ. We are the Church," says the Assoication of Catholic Priests of Ireland.
We are confident that on 19 March, when considering what kind of future they want for Gibraltar, voters will consider the unborn baby and mothers and vote NO – James Brenig, spokesperson for the Gibraltar Pro-Life Movement.
We seem to be embracing in the name of tolerance and diversity an illiberal liberalism whereby for ideological reasons we stifle expressions of identity and culture – Bishop William Crean.
Repeat abortion rates among UK teenagers paint a heartbreaking picture of betrayal – Pro Life Campaign.
Last weekend about 175 women attended the Shine Retreat, and – unsurprisingly – there are only 20 tickets left for the 2-day retreat Blessed Is She.
I was one of those people who was middle of the road. I didn’t really know what happened during an abortion procedure. When Abby described it I just thought how blinded I had been – Ashley Bratcher.
Catholic peer Baroness Nuala O’Loan tells conference ‘Women and the Catholic Church’ there is “change afoot” in the Church in relation to women.
Two groups representing nearly a million members of male and female religious orders plan to present Pope Francis with a proposal concerning women’s role at future synods.
Accepting the post, Dr Capeloa Gil said she would “work to make the power of the few the strength of the many”.
“We call on the Vatican to publicly announce any vacancies, openly list required qualifications for vacant positions and implement transparent selection and hiring policies.”
Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life tells Intercom "the Roman Curia is overloaded with clerics, and it shouldn’t be like that.”
The most significant negative factor that influences attitudes to the Church in today’s Ireland is the place of women in the Church – Diarmuid Martin.
The 29 women who participated in the study said they “felt privileged to serve God and the people in their care”.
Latest figures show women now account for 42 per cent of the number of adult homeless and this has increased from 34 per cent over the last two years alone.
“It is going to become more and more a normal feature of life ... because many of those ordained will be coming in contact with us at funerals and weddings, baptisms, etc.”
“We are all energised by this process. What it said to us was that the Church here in Limerick knows that there has to be change.”
A change in the rules made at the request of the Pope means women may now officially be among those whose feet are washed.
Change has been made in order that the Holy Thursday liturgy “might express more fully the meaning of Jesus' gesture in the Cenacle ... His limitless charity.”
In his homily at the shrine of the Virgin of Caacupe, the Pope linked his admiration of Paraguayan women with his devotion to Our Lady.
“Every other day, there seems to be a new set piece stunt from a different pro-choice group, all with the goal of pushing for more abortion in Ireland.”
"What will happen will be determined exclusively by the courts and we know from past experience that test cases can produce unexpected results” - Archbishop Martin.
From a low point of 7 in 2004, the numbers have steadily increased to a high point of 45 in 2014.
Rome Synod ought to be addressing issues such as the child sex ratio in India and interfaith marriages according to Dr Astrid Lobo Gajiwala.
Two projects whose work benefits women and their communities receive ‘Women: Sowers of Development’ prize at Vatican event.
Headless woman, with no arms or legs, and in bondage, produced by artist interested in sadism selected by Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Culture.
Pontiff invites International Theological Commission “to draw greater profit from this specific contribution of women to the understanding of the faith.”
Two spokespeople for lay reform groups urge Irish bishops to call a national assembly to discuss the role of women in the Church.
Archbishop Martin speaks in defence of the family as a fundamental institution within society.
Mary, Pope Francis underlines, will show women the path to understanding their role within society.