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- 13 March 2013
Leading doctor and politician John Crown says secret Catholic sect is trying to prevent limited abortion being made legal. Public support for abortion reform has grown in Ireland since Savita Halappanavar died from blood poisoning after a Galway hospital refused to terminate her pregnancy.
- 22 February 2013
(Reuters) – The Roman Catholic Church in Germany said on Thursday it would permit certain types of “morning-after pill” for raped women, after two hospitals provoked an outcry for refusing to treat a rape victim.
- 11 February 2013
Pope’s Statement : Dear Brothers, I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the Church. (...)
- 7 February 2013
Civic organizations are asking for the state to stop giving generous annual donations to churches in Romania. Twenty-three civic organisations on Tuesday asked parliament to end the public financing of religious denominantions in Romania, saying the money would be better spent on health or education.
- 31 January 2013
Judges have made awards totalling more than €4 million in three human rights complaints brought against France. The decisions, which are not final affect the following cases: The Religious Association of the Pyramid Temple/Association Cultuelle Du Temple Pyramide v. France (application no. 50471/07) The Association of the Knights of the Golden Lotus/Association Des Chevaliers Du Lotus D’Or v. France (no. 50615/07) The Evangelical Missionary…
- 29 January 2013
The Russian State Duma passed the anti-gay bill though its first reading On Friday, the Russian State Duma adopted the first reading of a homophobic censorship bill which would impose federal sanctions for the promotion of “gay propaganda”.
- 23 January 2013
The ultra-nationalists parties at the European Parliament, including the British National Party, could be barred from receiving around £330,000 worth of funding from the EU, if around 70 more MEPs support a change in the funding rules.
- 14 January 2013
Several hundred thousand people massed at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Sunday to protest against President François Hollande’s plan to legalise gay marriage and adoption by June (...)
- 13 January 2013
EU Commissioner Reding responsible for justice, fundamental rights and citizenship, answered Parliamentary Questions on blasphemy laws within the European Union Questions : By MEPS Sophia in ‘t Veld (ALDE) , Joanna Senyszyn (S&D) , Cornelis de Jong (GUE/NGL) , Marietje Schaake (ALDE) “The recent wave of violence in the Muslim world following the online posting of a video depicting Mohammed has led numerous EU leaders to defend freedom of expression and opinion against accusations of blasphemy. At…
- 7 November 2012
A young teenager of 14, pregnant after being raped, faced pressures, harassment and obstructiveness from public hospitals, police forces and the Catholic Church in order not to abort.