This is a general description of the work of the Catholic Union with a brief historical background and current statistics.
This submission to Parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee opposing the Westminster Parliament legislating on abortion for Northern Ireland was made on 8 December 2018 but was not published at that time due to the rules of the Committee. The Committee’s Report has now issued and is on Parliament’s website (www.parliament.uk). The Report contains within it a “minority report” proposed by Eddie Hughes MP which reflects some of the views in our submission.
On 8 December 2018, the Catholic Union submitted a response to Richmond Council’s consultation exercise on making a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in relation to the abortion facility in Rosslyn Road.
This is the Catholic Union response to the Gvoernment Consultation on Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 as submitted on 19 October,
This is a summary of the Supreme Court’s judgment in the Ashers Bakery case delivered on 10 October 2018.
This notice was sent to members electronically on 23 May 2018.
A note from the Catholic Union on the Alfie Evans case.
The Catholic Union has responded to Ealing Council’s Consultation opposing its proposed Public Spaces Protection Order as unnecessary and unlawful.
The Catholic Union, in conjunction with the Catholic Medical Association, has responded to the Department of Health’s consultation on introducing “opt-out” consent for organ and tissue donation in England. To read the response please click on the link below.
The Catholic Union has responded to the Call for Evidence from the Department of Education on Relationships and Sex Education. To read the response please click on the link below.