Irish bishop says Catholics should ‘resist’ new abortion regime

Bishop Kevin Doran said the Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill had no moral force and ought to be resisted

The Tablet

Sarah Mac Donald

Obstetricians and GPs have expressed doubt that Ireland’s new abortion service will be ready for 1 January as they believe the timeframe for establishing the service is too tight. . .

. . . Meanwhile, the bishops, in a statement following their Winter General Meeting in Maynooth, said they were dismayed that, for the most part, the voices of those who voted against abortion in May’s referendum have been ignored. . .

. . . Separately, Bishop Kevin Doran has called on doctors, nurses, teachers and pharmaceutical workers to “resist” the new abortion regime. . . [Full text]

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