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'The current legal situation regarding sex- selective abortion is highly ambiguous'

Where are the feminists up in arms against the killing of unborn children just for being girls?

Mater Hospital in Dublin (Haydn West/PA Wire)

Can the Mater Hospital respect the sanctity of human life while complying with the new abortion law?

A view of the Brompton Oratory (PA)

Fr Faber was a good man who deserves credit for the pastoral aspects of his priestly life

Saint Francis of Assisi by Jusepe de Ribera

The one saint who seems to give the Church a good name, St Francis would have sought converts

'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