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'The new law states that an abortion can be carried out in the Republic of Ireland throughout the nine months of pregnancy where the life of the mother is at risk' (Photo: PA)

Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae Hospital seems to have accepted the change in the law that could pave the way for abortion on demand

Pornography addiction can work in the same way as addiction to alcohol or heroin

Former lad’s mag editor Martin Daubney should be applauded for exposing the damage it does

Truth and love go together, writes Francis Phillips

Nothing had changed in the Church’s moral teachings following the Pope’s interview

The English chemist and physicist Michael Faraday (PA)

The pioneering scientist said: ‘There is nothing so frightening as someone who knows they are right’

Pilgrims photograph the body of Padre Pio (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Today we celebrate the feast of the saint who struggled with dark visions

David Attenborough at a science campaign launch in January 2009

As soon as you start using the ominous phrase “population control”, as Sir David does, you are in the world of Orwell’s 1984, however benignly you might dress it up

The Church has always recognised that young children are capable of wrong-doing and allows the Sacrament of Confession from the age of seven (PA)

Refusing to acknowledge or punish a child’s bad behaviour is not ‘positive’ parenting

Pope Francis speaks to the media aboard the papal flight from Rio de Janeiro

Sooner or later, Pope Francis will make a statement that the media decides is not ‘nice’ at all

Nordic Hotels, one of Scandinavia's largest hotel chains, is no longer offering pornography to its customers

Petter Stordalen has demonstrated what a difference one person’s moral stand can make

Rochus Misch at his home in Berlin in 2005 (AP)

Hitler’s bodyguard, Rochus Misch, insisted he ‘proud to work’ for the Nazi leader