- Jun 1, 2020
An immigration scandal involving people who came to Britain from the country’s colonies after World War II highlights the problems faced by other immigrants to the country, especially asylum seekers, according to the leading Catholic refugee agency.
After a London borough passed an ordinance earlier this month establishing a buffer zone around a local abortion clinic, Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth said he was concerned by the unjust measure.
Pro-life activists have launched a campaign urging citizens to vote no in a forthcoming referendum to remove the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution. That amendment provides legal protection for unborn children “with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother.”
Bishop Francesco Cavina of Carpi, in northern Italy, helped arrange a meeting with Pope Francis and Alfie’s father, Thomas Evans, on Wednesday morning.
Pope Francis on Wednesday met privately with the father of Alfie Evans, a 23-month-old English child threatened with the removal of his life support.
Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh and primate of all of Ireland told Crux, “I think it would be a mistake to hold a World Meeting of Families in the year 2018 and not have an opportunity for families to discuss issues of abuse.”