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Issue 8 of Choose Life Newsletter now available

  Since the 22 May 2013 the Catholic Communications Office has been circulating a weekly bulletin for parishioners, parish newsletters and websites with information promoting the Church’s position on the sanctity of unborn human life. The newsletter headings this week are as follows: Church Teaching Abortion Legislation Prayer for the Child in the Womb Quotes […]

Homily notes of Bishop Brendan Leahy for Vigil for Life – Saint John’s Cathedral, Limerick

Homily notes of Bishop Brendan Leahy for Vigil for Life – Saint John’s Cathedral, Limerick  “The unborn child in the womb is a human life with potential, not a potential human being” “There stands before the Dáil a Bill that could enshrine in Irish law, for the first time ever – and completely against what […]

Bishops’ briefing note on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013

In recent days bishops have sent the following briefing note to deputies and senators on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.

Homily of Bishop Brennan, Ferns Diocese at Knock Shrine, Sunday 7 July 2013

Since its beginnings, Christianity has maintained a clear and firm teaching on the sacredness of human life. Abortion was rejected in the earliest known Christian document, the Didache.

Homily of Bishop Noel Treanor at Saul Mountain, Downpatrick, Diocese of Down and Connor

Homily of Bishop Noel Treanor at Saul Mountain, Downpatrick, Diocese of Down and Connor I hail the courage of those TDs, men and women, in Dáil Éireann who refuse to bend to weavers of party political mantras, who recognise that the Taoiseach and the government have failed to engage with key and substantive issues raised […]

Homily of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at Mass in Church of Saint Dominick, Dublin

 Homily of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at Mass in Church of Saint Dominick, Dublin, celebrating gift of Human Life, Saturday 6 July 2013 “We gather here this afternoon to reflect and to pray.  We gather to reflect on the gift and on the meaning of human life.  We pray for the fostering in our society and […]

Choose Life message from Archbishop Eamon Martin

    Please watch this important choose life message from Archbishop Eamon Martin, Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh

Choose Life Newsletter Issue 7 is now available

Since the 22 May 2013 the Catholic Communications Office has been circulating a weekly bulletin for parishioners, parish newsletters and websites with information promoting the Church’s position on the sanctity of unborn human life. The newsletter headings are as follows: Abortion Legislation Prayer for the Child in the Womb Quotes for the Week Choose Life […]

Choose Life Newsletter Issue 6: A time for clarity and truth

Since the 22 May 2013 the Catholic Communications Office has been circulating a weekly bulletin for parishioners, parish newsletters and websites with information promoting the Church’s position on the sanctity of unborn human life. The newsletter headings this week are as follows: A time for clarity and truth Prayer for the Child in the Womb […]

Issue 5 of Choose Life 2013 Newsletter

Since the 22 May 2013 the Catholic Communications Office has been circulating a weekly bulletin for parishioners, parish newsletters and websites with information promoting the Church’s position on the sanctity of unborn human life. The newsletter headings this week are as follows: Church Teaching Abortion Legislation Prayer for the Child in the Womb Quotes for […]

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