- Jan 13, 2021
An English bishop expressed solidarity with the family of a man on feeding tubes as a court decision on their removal was delayed pending an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights.
Ireland’s prime minster issued a formal state apology Wednesday to the thousands of unmarried women and their children who endured pain, shame and stigma at church-run institutions, saying his government was determined to start righting the country’s wrongs.
Weeks after testing positive for COVID-19, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow died suddenly at his home Wednesday morning at the age of 70.
Ireland’s top prelate has “unreservedly apologized” to those mistreated in Church-run homes for unwed mothers after a scathing report issued by a government commission.
Ireland’s prime minister said Tuesday that the country must “face up to the full truth of our past,” as a long-awaited report recounted decades of harm done by church-run homes for unmarried women and their babies, where thousands of infants died.
The UK should “forsake” its nuclear arsenal and spend the money it saves on helping the poorest people of society, Catholic bishops said.