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The Southern General Hospital in Glasgow, where Mary Doogan and Concepta Wood, were employed as “labour ward co-ordinators” (PA)

These brave women have taken their cause to the Supreme Court in London. This is now a vital test case. SPUC have taken on the costs: they urgently need our financial help

Cardinal O'Malley (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal O’Malley criticises ‘unique secrecy’ around insurers’ coverage of abortion

Facebook has removed a clip of a women being beheaded after concluding that it 'improperly and irresponsibly glorifies violence' (Photo: PA)

Viewing video clips of a decapitation on social media trivialises the violence. At the same time, there are sometimes appalling images that the public should see

Pro-lifers won the vote in Brussels yesterday

Plan to make abortion a human right sent back to committee

Governor Brown signed the act into law last week
(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Non-doctors will be able to perform abortions under new rules

A mother views an ultrasound image of her baby daughter (CNS)

Law in Australian state of Victoria ‘stops doctors from using their conscience’

Keir Starmer, the director of public prosecutions (PA)

Law does not ‘prohibit gender-specific abortions,’ writes Keir Starmer in letter to Attorney General

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin (PA)

Sr Eugene Nolan’s comments follow resignation of Fr Kevin Doran

'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

The south-east wing of the Mater Hospital in Dublin (Haydn West/PA Wire)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/09/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church