'Ireland' returned 3 result(s)

The Catholic Church is like a plane with metal fatigue that needs to be grounded and fixed if it is to continue delivering its passengers safely, according to one of its most indefatigable critics, the former Irish president Mary McAleese. 

Irish hospitals with a Catholic ethos cannot perform direct abortions and church leaders and the hospital trustees must make that clear to the government, the director of the Iona Institute has said.

Former president of Ireland, Mary McAleese, has said she voted yes in last month’s abortion referendum and that she has no intention of going to confession over it. 


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