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The new Conservative Party Vice-Chair for Women was criticised for opposing ‘decriminalisation’ of abortion

Locals say the practice has been passed down for centuries, but no one is sure what it symbolises

The law in Baltimore fined pro-life centres unless they specifically said they didn’t procure abortions or contraception

Damian Hinds is a Catholic who has previously called for the lifting of the admissions cap

If we harbour the desire to attack someone because they are weak, it is the devil, the Pope said.

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Bishop John Keenan of Paisley welcomed proposals to punish universities that clamp down on free speech

The Pope warned against the movement to invent ‘new rights’ that clash with traditional morality

Catholics who attend the main events are eligible for the indulgence

The Diocese of Down and Connor also warned against distributing the Precious Blood during Communion