Author Archives: Anthony Horan

04 Nov
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New bid to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland

  New bid to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland   A few MSPs and campaigners are planning a fresh attempt to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland. We cannot simply sit back and allow vulnerable people in our society to have ...

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29 Oct
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Universal Credit: food bank demand at record high as starving families raid waste skips to feed themselves

Image: skynews.com   Universal Credit: food bank demand at record high as starving families raid waste skips to feed themselves   The Trussell Trust says that demand for food banks has soared by up to 80% at some of its ...

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24 Oct
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Organ donation: government opt-out bill is ‘misleading’

Organ donation: government opt-out bill is ‘misleading’   Dr Calum MacKellar of the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics has criticised the Scottish Government for misleading the public with its opt-out organ donation proposals.   An opt-out system would allow persons ...

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24 Oct
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Radical abortion bill unlikely to become law

Radical abortion bill unlikely to become law   Campaigners have expressed relief that a radical abortion bill brought forward by Diana Johnson MP is unlikely to become law.   Ms Johnson’s Ten Minute Rule bill, which would impose abortion on ...

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24 Oct
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Vatican diplomat renews calls for nuclear disarmament

Image: Vatican News   Vatican diplomat renews calls for nuclear disarmament   Archbishop Bernardito Auza (pictured), Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, has expressed concerns that the strategies of deterrence of some nations ...

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18 Oct
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Open Wounds – an insight into Human Trafficking

Open Wounds – an insight into Human Trafficking    Watch this new film by Sancta Familia Media on the tragic reality of human trafficking and the pain and suffering it causes…  

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17 Oct
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Transgender debate: academics concerned about proposed reforms and ‘suppression of proper academic analysis’

Image: noobpreneur.com   Transgender debate: academics concerned about proposed reforms and ‘suppression of proper academic analysis’   More than fifty academics have expressed their concerns about the debate on proposed transgender reforms in an open letter to the Guardian.   ...

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15 Oct
1

Act now! UK Parliament to consider radical abortion Bill that would undermine devolution and impose abortion on Northern Ireland

Act now! UK Parliament to consider radical abortion Bill that would undermine devolution and impose abortion on Northern Ireland   On 23 October, Diana Johnson MP will bring a Ten Minute Rule Bill before Parliament which would effectively permit abortion ...

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12 Oct
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Appeal for Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan

  Appeal for Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan   The family of a Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan have appealed to Scottish Catholics for prayers. The husband and daughter of Asia Bibi (pictured), sentenced to death ...

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10 Oct
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UK Supreme Court rules in favour of Ashers Bakery in ‘gay cake’ case

Image: bbc.co.uk   UK Supreme Court rules in favour of Ashers Bakery in ‘gay cake’ case   The UK Supreme Court has ruled unanimously in favour of Ashers Bakery in the long running ‘gay cake’ discrimination case. Judge Lady Hale ...

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