- Oct 19, 2020
A day after the Irish prime minister officially launched his government’s campaign to repeal the country’s constitutional pro-life protections, Bishop Denis Brennan of the Diocese of Ferns said the move “will strip the voiceless of their most fundamental right and make all talk of any other human rights irrelevant for them.”
Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, says only an alliance between the parents, other members of the family, and health care workers can determine the best way to help Alfie Evans.
Italian Bishop Francesco Cavina of Carpi is calling for a worldwide prayer campaign for Alfie Evans, after the British Supreme Court cleared the way for his life support to be removed, despite the objections of his parents.
Britain’s Supreme Court has approved a hospital plan for the withdrawing of life support for Alfie Evans, the 23-month-old child whose parents have been fighting a legal battle to keep him alive.
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.