- Aug 10, 2020
Politicians in Northern Ireland rejected an “extreme” new abortion law imposed on the province from Parliament in London.
Northern Ireland’s Catholic bishops have called for members of the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly to take steps to reform the “unjust” abortion laws which went into effect on March 31.
Bishops in Northern Ireland say they are “saddened and dismayed” by the implementation of “one of the most liberal abortion regimes anywhere in the world.”
Christian leaders across Northern Ireland’s sectarian divide have welcomed an agreement ending a three-year impasse on forming a government for the region.
Christian leaders in Northern Ireland have called on political parties to work to restore local rule to the province, as talks take a pause for Christmas.
Northern Ireland’s Catholic bishops said the introduction of abortion into the province was a “a tragic day for the unborn children who will now never bless our world with their unique and precious lives,” and called on people to hold their elected representatives “accountable” for the development.