Or has it distracted attention from what’s important?
It would be a major victory for the devil if yesterday’s vote were to turn pro-lifers against each other
And yet if ever there was a need for rational argument, then now is the time
Amendment that would prevent abortion providers offering counselling is defeated by a majority of 250
Arguments over women fighting in the armed forces and the legalisation of abortion are linked
The episode has exposed the cowardice of the Coalition Government
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Nadine Dorries wants to stop taxpayers’ money going to ‘counselling’ by abortionists: but will the Department of Health actually back her?
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World Youth Day reminded us that the sacrament can open the doors to new life
Another Irish nightmare: at Maynooth, they’re campaigning for abortion. But calm down; these days, there’s Maynooth and Maynooth
All the same, the story is all too symbolic of Irish life today