'Work actively' to oppose abortion reform, Irish Catholics urged
Bishops make forceful intervention as Irish parliament begins to debate referendum bill
Fri 9 Mar 2018
The Catholic church in Ireland has called on its followers to vote against liberalising the country’s strict anti-abortion laws in a referendum in May, in its most forceful intervention yet in the debate.
As the Irish parliament began to debate a referendum bill, the bishops called on Catholics to “work actively” to resist change.