What we’re not told about the consequences of atheism


In many ways, atheism is based on the big bluff that you can have your cake and eat it too.…

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By Dr Angelo Bottone

The number of abortions in England and Wales hit a record high last year, and the number of Irish women travelling there to abort unborn children with Down Syndrome and other abnormalities has also increased, in line with growing acceptance...

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Once upon a time, not so long ago, Sunday was considered a day of rest. But now, like every other day of the week, it has basically been captured by the demands of commerce. So there is no longer a...

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There were almost 4,000 ‘missing births’ in 2020 compared with 2019. Even allowing for declining fertility in Ireland, that is a big drop for one year, and it was mainly caused, of course, by the pandemic. The effect of the...

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This week saw the third anniversary of the abortion referendum. A review of the abortion law at the three-year stage was promised by the Government and to mark the occasion, the National Women’s Council in Ireland (NWCI) has released a...

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A group of pro-life TDs has presented a Bill that would require doctors to give pain-relief medication to a foetus before it is aborted. There is scientific evidence that babies in the womb can feel pain. In fact, it would...

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One of the great taboos in modern Irish debate is pointing out that family structure matters, and makes a difference to the lives of children. Such a declaration is considered to be offensive and judgemental. But suppose it is true,...

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Slovak parliament rejects EU ‘overreach’ on abortion


The Slovak Parliament has rejected a move by the EU to influence local law on abortion and related sexual and reproductive matters. A resolution rejecting the so-called Matic Report was…

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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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