Archbishop: Give more to single parents to help discourage abortions

Church ‘must be respectful’ and ‘treated with respect’ during referendum

24th December, 2017

The state should spend more on single parents to help them avoid having abortions, according to the Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin.

“If you say that lack of financial support might be a possible reason to permit an abortion, you should be investing huge amounts of money to help people who would be able to maintain a child. We have made huge progress in the way we look after single parents, but a lot of...

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