- Feb 24, 2021
On Tuesday, London’s Court of Appeal upheld a lower court’s decision to end life support for an ill 21-month-old boy, despite the parent’s wishes to continue treatment.
Bishops in Ireland on Tuesday issued a strong statement in support of the nation’s constitutional protection for the unborn, just as the country is set to vote on whether to legalize abortion in the country.
Ahead of the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Ireland this August, a government minister has warned that the event should not express “intolerance” of LGBT groups or same-sex couples.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, have sent a joint letter to Israel’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom, urging the Israeli government to protect the “Status Quo” of holy sites in Jerusalem.
An Irish bishop resigned March 1 after increased criticism over how he dealt with revelations of an abusive priest.
Some of the Church’s best-known prelates have been lined up to expound on Church teachings on the family for the ninth World Meeting of Families.