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Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity

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Pro-life protestors at a vigil in Dublin

Anne R Lastman’s Redeeming Grief avoids politicising abortion debate

Cardinal Seán O'Malley of Boston (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop of Boston accuses Enda Kenny of “aggressively promoting abortion legislation”

Cardinal O'Malley (Photo: CNS)

Boston cardinal says the Irish should be proud of their pro-life heritage

The US president is stridently anti-life AP Photo/Susan Walsh

‘Planned Parenthood is not going anywhere”, he told an audience

A midwife and expectant mother

The ruling in Glasgow will effect the NHS south of the border, too

An estimated 25,000 people joined a pro-life march in Dublin (Photo: PA)

Among pro-lifers decades-old grudges have been dropped and people who weren’t on speaking terms are making plans with each other

Eve Farron

My generation ignored life issues in favour of more fashionable topics

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