- Sep 18, 2020
The issue of LGBT families has dogged the ninth World Meeting of Families since it was revealed that an image of a gay couple was edited for a preparatory booklet, and Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop David G. O’Connell’s comments on gay families were deleted from a video.
Pope Francis will be visiting the Marian shrine at Knock during his August 25-26 visit to Ireland, but his official itinerary – released on Monday – confirms there will be no excursion to Northern Ireland during the trip.
An annual ‘health surcharge’ applied to immigrants in the United Kingdom is “inflicting unintended harm upon patients, the medical profession and our society as a whole,” according to one Catholic bishop.
The UK Supreme Court threw out a case challenging Northern Ireland’s abortion law on Thursday, saying the commission which brought the case does not have standing to do so. However, the judges also said the current law violates the European Convention on Human Rights.
Prince Charles has been asked to give a witness statement to a public inquiry into how abuse allegations against a pedophile Anglican bishop were handled.
Anglican and Catholic leaders in the UK are teaming up to fight modern-day slavery through a free app that helps identify forced labor at car washes.