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U.K. House of Commons OKs genetic manipulation, including ‘three-parent’ in vitro...

Catholic News Service The British House of Commons voted to legalize a genetic process to fight the transmission of mitochondrial diseases, such as muscular dystrophy. If...

Ban of gender-based abortion passes first vote in British Parliament

Catholic News Service British parliamentarians overwhelmingly approved a bill to criminalize the abortions of baby girls simply because of their gender. The Abortion (Sex-Selection) Bill was...

Scot bishops hope Catholics work for benefit of nation after independence...

Catholic News Service The Catholic bishops of Scotland said they accept the results of referendum in which Scot voters rejected independence. In a Sept. 19 statement,...

Bishops urge Catholics to vote on Scotland’s independence

Catholic News Service Scotland’s archbishops have encouraged Catholics to vote in the forthcoming referendum on independence, and to pay attention to the issue of religious...

British faith leaders warn Parliament not to legalize assisted suicide

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — The leaders of Britain's faith communities have united to warn Parliament against the “grave error” of legalizing assisted...

British government bans burning of fetuses to heat hospitals

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — The British government has imposed an immediate ban on the incineration of miscarried and aborted babies after journalists found...

Queen Elizabeth to visit Pope Francis at Vatican on April 3

Catholic News Service The Queen of England will visit Pope Francis at the Vatican in April, Buckingham Palace announced. A Feb. 4 statement said Queen Elizabeth...

Scottish court rules midwives can’t object to overseeing abortions

Catholic News Service A Scottish court ruled that two senior Catholic midwives have no right to conscientiously object to overseeing staff involved in late-term abortions...

British bishops are Olympic hopefuls in evangelization

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — British bishops plan to use the 2012 London Olympic Games to renew interest in the Catholic faith, with initiatives...

British cardinal: Suspicion, inertia, impatience damage ecumenism

Catholic News Service CHESTER, England (CNS) -- A British cardinal encouraged Christians to overcome the "three enemies of ecumenism" and to pray for the progress...

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