Author Archives: Anthony Horan

21 Aug
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Pope Francis condemns abuse atrocities

Pope Francis condemns abuse atrocities Pope Francis, in a letter to every Catholic, has apologised to abuse victims, inviting everyone to ‘acknowledge and condemn abuse atrocities.’ The pope also encourages the Catholic faithful to commit to penance and prayer for ...

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06 Aug
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Parliamentary committee seeks evidence on new organ donation bill

Parliamentary committee seeks evidence on new organ donation bill   The Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee is currently considering a new Bill on organ donation. The new Bill, from the Scottish Government, introduces a system of ‘deemed authorisation’ or ...

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03 Aug
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Church Catechism revised: death penalty “inadmissible”

Church Catechism revised: death penalty “inadmissible”   Pope Francis has approved a new revision of the Church’s Catechism declaring the death penalty to be “inadmissible”.   The decision, announced by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in a ...

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02 Aug
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Commons Select Committee acknowledges that human life is present from conception

  Commons Select Committee acknowledges that human life is present from conception   The UK Parliament’s Health and Social Care Committee has acknowledged the existence of human life from the moment of conception.   The committee has recently launched an ...

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31 Jul
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Legal permission no longer required to end lives of brain damaged patients

  Legal permission no longer required to end lives of brain damaged patients   The UK Supreme Court has ruled that food and liquid may be withdrawn from people in a long-term vegetative state, the effect of which will be ...

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30 Jul
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Abortion drugs kill at least 22 women in the United States

Abortion drugs kill at least 22 women in the United States   SPUC (Society for the Protection of Unborn Children) reports that at least 22 women have died and thousands more have experienced serious complications from taking abortion pills, according ...

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30 Jul
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Mercy Bus is back on the road

Mercy Bus is back on the road   The Friends of Divine Mercy Scotland are taking the Mercy Bus back out on the road this summer to spread the joy of the Gospel from a double-decker bus.   Fr Joe ...

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27 Jul
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Peaceful pro-life vigils: more unsubstantiated claims of intimidation and harassment

Peaceful and prayerful. No harassment, no intimidation.   Peaceful pro-life vigils: more unsubstantiated claims of intimidation and harassment   Another day, another unsubstantiated claim of ‘harassment’ and ‘intimidation’ against peaceful, prayerful pro-life vigils.    Alex Cole-Hamilton, the Liberal Democrat health ...

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26 Jul
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Consultation: Review of Children (Scotland) Act 1995

Image: Family Missions Company   Consultation: Review of Children (Scotland) Act 1995   The Scottish Government is currently consulting on a review of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995.   The 1995 Act is centred on the needs of children and families. ...

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20 Jul
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Northern Ireland women urge MPs: don’t force abortion laws on us

Northern Ireland women urge MPs: don’t force abortion laws on us   MPs risk crippling devolution if abortion laws are imposed on Northern Ireland, according to a group of community leaders from Northern Ireland.   At a special event at ...

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