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The Government recorded that 582 abortions were performed on unborn babies with Down's Syndrome in 2010 (Photo: PA)

Hundreds more children with Down’s Syndrome may be being aborted each year than figures show

The High Court ruled that a woman with learning disabilities had the right to decide the fate of her unborn child (Photo: PA)

It is too easy to assume that someone who is dependent on others is incapable of making a meaningful life choice

Eve Farren: ‘I wish there had been a national body to support me and give me strength. So I thought maybe I should create that body’

Madeleine Teahan talks to Eve Farren about why she is helping pro-lifers to navigate the jungle of student politics

A Vigil For Life

Ireland is at an abortion crossroads

The ‘threat of suicide’ represents a slippery slope towards abortion on demand

Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful as he leaves after celebrating Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, on New Year's Day. (Photo: PA)

Six things to pray for in 2013

Ireland, marriage, Parliament, Pope Benedict XVI and atheists all need our prayers in 2013, says Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith.

Russia Putin

Russia’s demographic emergency

Russia’s population decline is a national emergency, and its attitude to abortion is to blame

Pro-lifers at a vigil in Dublin earlier this month (Photo: PA)

Bishops respond to government plan to legalise abortion in limited circumstances

Pro-life protests, like this one in Dublin, could be banned at Cardiff University (PA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/12/12

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

President Obama and Cardinal Dolan of New York, pictured in October (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 06/12/12

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

Now the Liverpool Care Pathway, it seems, is being applied to babies with severe long-term disabilities