How the 8th amendment saved lives


An official three-review review of Ireland’s abortion law is to begin soon. That law has been in effect since January…

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By Dr Angelo Bottone

The genetic selection of human embryos is reaching new levels of sophistication with the development of a technique called ‘polygenic screening’. Eugenics, which is breeding out the ‘defective’, is deepening its grip on our societies. The new method is a...

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WHEN Charlie McCreevy unveiled Budget 2000 at the turn of the century there was uproar over a measure he introduced called ‘tax individualisation’. Henceforth, one-income married couples would pay more tax than two-income married couples once they earned above a...

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A Bill to introduce assisted suicide in the UK will be debated in the House of Lords this month. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not support it, while doctors and disability rights campaigners have also criticised the Bill. Last May,...

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State restrictions on religion are at the highest level ever, according to a new world-wide study. The Pew Research Center, a non-partisan social science institute, has monitored religious freedom since 2007. Their latest report found that the interference of government...

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Historically speaking, the fertility industry has often been like the Wild West, totally unregulated with doctors often abusing their power and the hopes of people to bring children into the world with little or no knowledge of their natural origins....

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All around the Western world, people are marrying later or not at all. The average Irish couple is now well into their 30s by the time they tie the knot, and marriage rates in Ireland have plunged since the 1970s....

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In The News

TD calls for curbs on pro-life adverts


Opposition TDs and campaigners are calling on Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly to outlaw pro-life adverts outside GP practices and hospitals as part of abortion-exclusion zones legislation. It comes as…

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A pro-life take on the Covid-19 vaccines

 Maria Steen discusses with Iona Institute Director, David Quinn, and theologians John Murray and Tom Finegan, the morality of…

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