X Case not basis to move forward on abortion, say bishops

The Catholic Bishops have told the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children that the Supreme Court judgement in the X Case “is not a basis on which to move forward” on the “critical issue” of abortion.

10th January, 2013

The Catholic Bishops have told the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children that the Supreme Court judgment in the X Case “is not a basis on which to move forward” on the “critical issue” of abortion.

Bishop Christopher Jones, Bishop of Elphin and chairman of the Catholic Bishops’ Council for Marriage and the Family, told the committee this morning that the court had “unilaterally overturned the pro-life intention and the...

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