The newly-ordained Bishop of Ossory has weighed into the debate on abortion on his first day in office, describing as “paradoxical and in some ways the ultimate delusion” the proposal to “extinguish” the right to life of a child.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
Thu, 28 Jan, 2016
May I take this opportunity of drawing to the Taoiseach’s attention, that given the recent deluge of information which is emerging with reference to the Mother and Baby Home at Tuam, Co. Galway, it is becoming imperative that the Government finally takes action to face up to this shocking episode in the history of the State.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2014
The Catholic Church is facing fresh accusations of child neglect after a researcher found records for 796 youngsters believed to be buried in a mass grave beside a former orphanage for the children of unwed mothers.
Wed, 04 Jun, 2014
The Wheel, a resource organisation for charities and voluntary groups, described Section 38 agencies to me as “arms of the State in all but governance”. But shouldn’t all arms of the State be headed by the State? Isn’t governance all important?
Thu, 19 Dec, 2013
The four Catholic Archbishops of Ireland have said the Government's decision to legislate for abortion when the life of a woman is at risk, will pave the way for the direct and intentional killing of unborn children.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012