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Liberal Catholics implore President Obama not to turn his back on women

Posted: Fri, 02 Dec 2011

In an open letter to President Obama published on Monday's New York Times op-ed page, the liberal pressure group Catholics for Choice called on the President to ensure that family planning is included on the list of essential preventive services under the Affordable Care Act.

Irish Government’s advisory group recommends taking schools away from Catholic Church

Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2011

The domination of Irish primary schools by the Catholic Church must end, says a Government advisory group in an interim report.

Catholic leaders panic as more councils cut “faith school” bus subsidies

Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2011

As local authorities around the country cut subsidised transport to religious schools, the Catholic establishment is increasingly panicking about the effect this will have on Catholic schools.

Catholic School with appalling abuse record determined to retain reporting loopholes

Catholic School with appalling abuse record determined to retain reporting loopholes

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2011

Lord Carlile QC released his report on Wednesday into decades of abuse at St Benedict's independent RC School run by the adjacent Ealing (Benedictine) Abbey in west London.

Pope orders inquiry into child sex abuse at West London school

Posted: Fri, 28 Oct 2011

The Vatican has ordered an inquiry into claims of decades of sexual abuse at a London abbey and school.

Agnostic teacher sacked from Catholic school in Glasgow

Posted: Fri, 10 Jun 2011

A Scottish teacher is suing Glasgow City Council after she was forced out of her job at a Roman Catholic school because she defines herself as an agnostic.