How surrogacy harms human dignity: a talk


Hear a fascinating and in-depth talk by Jennifer Lahl on the history of surrogacy, the industry that services it, and…

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By Dr Angelo Bottone

The Supreme Court of the United States has overturned Roe vs Wade, the 1973 ruling that a woman has an untrammelled right to abortion up to viability. Why did it do so? The simple answer is that the 1973 ruling...

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Last year, 214,869 abortions took place in England and Wales, according to newly released statistics from the Department for Health show. It is the fifth consecutive year that the number has risen and it is both the highest number and...

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David Quinn was on Newstalk Breakfast discussing whether the Government’s should make daycare free. “There seems to be an assumption in this debate that every parent wants to put their young child in daycare. If this is not true, the...

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Catholic healthcare has been roundly attacked in the context of the row over the relocation of the National Maternity Hospital. Are the attacks deserved? The short answer is, no. In fact, secular healthcare with its abandonment of the most basic objective of medicine,...

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Conscientious objection to abortion is widespread among health care professionals working in Irish hospitals. This reality is highlighted in a recent paper by a group of pro-choice doctors. It admits that pro-life conscientious objectors were initially a challenge to establishing...

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All hospitals and hospices will be forced to allow euthanasia to take place on site, with no exception, according to a law recently passed in the Australian state of New South Wales. Pro-life health care facilities will be obliged to...

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Harvard professor praises religion’s role in tackling loneliness


Faith plays a crucial role in living a happy life, Harvard Professor and social scientist Arthur Brooks has said. There’s a lot of research on the main happiness habits but…

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The Atheist’s Bluff

Atheism present itself as a ‘rational’, ‘tolerant’ alternative to religion. But is that true in theory or in practice? Philosopher,…

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