What is peace? Is it when the bullets stop or the wounds heal?
Irish Catholic politicians and Parliament members who voted for a controversial law that allows abortion under certain circumstances will not be excommunicated or denied Communion, the future primate of Ireland, Archbishop Eamo...
Alan Shatter, Ireland's justice minister, said on Wednesday that the country should consider also allowing abortions in situations where the child is conceived due to rape or has fatal genetic defects.
Irish lawmakers have voted in support of new legislation allowing for abortion in limited cases.
In an initial vote, Irish lawmakers overwhelming approved (138-24) a bill that would allow abortions in the country when the life of the mother is at stake.The bill will go for its second and final vote next week.
Patricia Wojnar left a 32-year career in interior design to pursue a degree that wasn’t in demand: a master’s in bereavement studies. Having seen four family members die early, she wanted to understand how to adapt.
When the Republic of Ireland apologized to the wayward girls who were sent to the Magdalene laundries for hard work and no pay, Teresa Bell felt encouraged. Surely, she thought, the government of Northern Ireland would do the s...
Labels can be helpful when, for instance, applied to cans of soup or barrels of toxic waste. But they are less so when affixed to human beings – particularly when labels are meant to summarize, indelibly, one's spiritual identity.
Ruth Bowie was in the throes of grief when she found out she would never know her unborn child. At the 12-week mark, a pregnancy scan showed the baby had anencephaly, a fatal condition in which a portion of the brain and skull ...
The Irish government is investigating the death of an Indian woman who died in an Irish hospital after being denied a termination of her pregnancy.