Life Matters, News archive 2002

Catholic Communications Office Web Feature on Referendum registers 20,000 hits in 3 weeks

Catholic Communications Office Web Feature on Referendum registers 20,000 hits in 3 weeks

The special section on the Website of the Catholic Communications Office, dealing with the Abortion Referendum has registered more than 20,000 hits since it was established in February.

The web section has the following features:

1. The text of “An Opportunity Not to be Lost”
2. Copies of the bishops’ statements on the Abortion referendum
3. Details of the Referendum desk established in the Catholic
Communications Office
4. The texts of the bishops’ Pastoral Letters read at all Masses on
2nd and 3rd March 2002.
5. Articles by Cardinal Desmond Connell and Bishop Brendan Comiskey
6. Interviews with Bishop Donal Murray and Fr Paul Tighe
7. Proclaiming the Gospel of Life – Pastoral Letter from the Irish Bishops’
for the Day for Life 2001.
8. Link to the Referendum Commission Website
9. Link to Cura Website
10.Link to Pope John Paul II’s Encyclical Letter Evangelium Vitae.

The web section can be accessed by clicking on the Abortion Referendum 2002 link from the
home page of the Catholic Communications Office website: www.catholiccommunications.ie

4 March 2002

Note: From 21st May 2002 the Abortion Referendum feature will not be available as a link from the home page of the Catholic Communications Office website, but can be accessed by clicking on the Abortion Referendum 2002 link above or by pointing your browser at: www.catholicbishops.ie/specialfeatures/abortionreferendum2002.

ENDS

Further information:
Catholic Communications Office: (01) 601 6700
Fr Martin Clarke 087 220 8044
Ms Brenda Drumm 087 233 7797

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