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Bishops’ Submission on the ‘Dying with Dignity Bill 2020’

Bishops’ Submission on the ‘Dying with Dignity Bill 2020’

Keypoints The submission is rooted in our conviction that we have a moral responsibility to care for our “neighbour” according to the Gospel image of the Good Samaritan. Within existing law and medical practice, good palliative care, by upholding absolute respect for...

Bishops: ‘A time for prayer and action for unborn life’

Bishops: ‘A time for prayer and action for unborn life’

Following the Autumn General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference which was held this week in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, the following statement is being published by the Bishops of Ireland ahead of  the annual ‘Day for Life’ which takes place in...

Inaugural meeting of the Council for Life takes place in Maynooth

Inaugural meeting of the Council for Life takes place in Maynooth

The first meeting of the Council for Life, which is an initiative of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, took place in Columba Centre, Maynooth, on Monday 16 September 2019. The objective of the Council for Life is to promote the Church’s teaching on the dignity...