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Madeleine Teahan

Madeleine Teahan is Associate Editor at the Catholic Herald and chairs the Catholic Herald Podcast Debates. Her special interests include euthanasia and assisted suicide. She is on Twitter as @MadeleineTeahan

New rules may spell the end for pro-life fertility care

Life Fertility Care may be forced to close if new GMC guidelines are approved

A pro-life charity will be forced to close its fertility care services if new medical guidelines are approved

Pro-lifer who never gave up the fight is mourned

The Requiem Mass for Phyllis Bowman yesterday paid tribute to a courageous and loving woman

Welsh Government tells Catholic schools to give a ‘balanced perspective’ on same-sex marriage

A Welsh Government minister has told Catholic schools that they must give a balanced perspective on same-sex marriage

‘I knew I’d never see complete victory’

Phyllis Bowman, right, is pictured with Ann Widdecombe, the former Conservative MP who strongly supported Bowman’s group, Right to Life, in Parliament

In her last major interview, published on March 2, veteran campaigner Phyllis Bowman talked to Madeleine Teahan about her 45-year ‘battle for the baby’

Discernment groups are an excellent idea: they remind us lay people that we have a vocation too

Participants at an Invocation weekend at St Mary's College, Oscott (Photo: Mazur/

Let’s hope they put an end to Shine Jesus Shine and X Factor-style retreats

Pope donates £150,000 to Britain’s ordinariate

Mgr Newton met Pope Benedict XVI last year (Photo courtesy of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham)

Nuncio says the gift is a sign of the ‘special place the ordinariate holds’ in the Pope’s heart

Pill should be made available over-the-counter to under 16s, says report

An NHS report has concluded that the availability of the pill over-the-counter reduces the demand for emergency contraception

Humanists to mount legal challenge against new schools

Richmond council is expected to face a legal challenge following an application to build two new Catholic schools in the area

Fifty former Anglicans from one parish join Ordinariate

Over 50 people were received into the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham

After the drama of Bedford Square, the pro-life movement faces one enormous challenge

Pro-abortion protesters chant slogans while pro-lifers pray outside the BPAS clinic (PA wire)

We must win over the average Radio 4 listener who thinks the abortion lobby are the ones who really care about women