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Irish president Michael D Higgins (Photo: PA)

President Michael D Higgins signed the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill after tense parliamentary debates

Police intervene as a woman grabs a poster from a man taking part in an anti-abortion vigil outside the BPAS building in Bedford Square last year (Photo: PA)

London centre was the focus of major pro-life protests

The March for Life in America. Bowman 
hoped to turn the British 
pro-life lobby into a mass movement for real change

Phyllis Bowman died a year ago but her vision of a mass movement safeguarding life should continue to inspire us

Pro-life protestors at a vigil in Dublin

Anne R Lastman’s Redeeming Grief avoids politicising abortion debate

Cardinal O'Malley (Photo: CNS)

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

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 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

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

Bishops respond to government plan to legalise abortion in limited circumstances

Enda Kenny has promised 'swift action' following a study group's report (Photo: PA)

Government likely to introduce legislation to allow abortion in limited circumstances

The caring approach of Russian hospitals today stands in contrast to the forced birth policy of Ceaușescu (Photo: PA)

Fr Alexis Tarasov says that sometimes talking and listening to someone is all it takes