Category: Life Issues

Common sense and science prevail in GMC progesterone case

Catholic Union members and supporters had the opportunity to hear from Dr Dermot Kearney about how his support for women who changed their minds about having an abortion led to disciplinary action being taken against him. Dr Kearney was the guest speaker at the Catholic Union’s latest webinar on Monday 28 March. Dr Kearney had […]

Submission to Parliament on Abortion in Northern Ireland

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 (  The Report contains within it […]

Response to Richmond Council consultation on a PSPO (“buffer zone”) at Rosslyn Road.

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. Richmond Council Response to Consultation re Abortion Clinic