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A Mexican wave of moral indignation swept through the chattering class this month when the hypothesis was raised of a link between abortion and breast cancer. We heard, in shrill tones, that claims of such a link are “factually incorrect” (blogger Mia Freedman), “absurd” (Simon Breheny of the IPA) and even “an ins...read more
Articles from section "Health Care and Illness"
It was a Melbourne man, Julian Savulescu, now an ethics professor at Oxford, who declared that doctors who will not provide abortion should be “punished through removal of license to practice …read more
Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, on Monday released a statement regarding the new “accommodation” to the Health and Human Services contraception mandate announced …read more
The #IceBucketChallenge has been filling Facebook feeds for days now, but as more Catholics take the challenge, some of the funds raised are being directed toward research centers committed …read more
The Catholic Church in Nigeria has criticised new health legislation, saying some sections of the bill were defective and unfavourable to human life. Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of …read more
A Spanish missionary has died from the Ebola virus after being the third person to receive experimental treatment for the disease. Father Miguel Pajares, 75, of the Hospitaller Order of St. …read more