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British government legalizes abortion in Northern Ireland despite opposition

MANCHESTER, England -- The British government has pressed ahead with the legalization of abortion in Northern Ireland. A right of access to abortion was included...

Northern Ireland faith leaders say the people weren’t consulted on abortion...

MANCHESTER, England -- Church leaders in Northern Ireland encouraged their political parties to quickly re-establish their self-governing institutions to stop the British government from...

Britain votes to legalize abortion, same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland

MANCHESTER, England — Abortion and same-sex marriage will be made legal in Northern Ireland unless self-government in the province is restored within three months. The...

Retired bishop of Derry, known as a peacemaker, dies

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — Bishop Edward Daly of Derry, known for his tireless advocacy for peace and reconciliation during decades of sectarian tension in...

Northern Ireland bishops call ruling on abortion ‘disquieting’

Catholic News Service The Catholic bishops of Northern Ireland have described as “profoundly disquieting” a ruling by the High Court that the region’s ban on...

The ‘Ten Commandments’ of conduct on the Internet

These “commandments” for communication on the Internet are adapted from the principles proposed by Archbishop Eamon Martin, coadjutor archbishop of Amagh, Northern Ireland, in...

Censures of priests in Ireland mark divisions in church

Catholic News Service DUBLIN — A series of censures has brought to the fore the divisions within the Irish church between those who seek a...

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