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Newsline 16 November 2012

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Secular Medical Forum condemns Irish abortion law cruelty

Secular Medical Forum condemns Irish abortion law cruelty

News | Wed, 14 Nov 2012

The Secular Medical Forum has condemned the state of abortion laws in Ireland after a 31-year old woman died of septicaemia following a protracted miscarriage in Galway, Ireland.

The new Archbishop should have no special say

The new Archbishop should have no special say

Opinion | Sat, 10 Nov 2012

Oliver Kamm says the Church is entitled to religious liberty and freedom of speech, but it is not entitled to a privileged hearing, nor is faith a source of strength.

Maltese Catholic extremist examined for post of European Commissioner

Maltese Catholic extremist examined for post of European Commissioner

News | Wed, 14 Nov 2012

Members of the European Parliament have this week examined Tonio Borg's bid to join the European Commission. Alarm has been raised about Mr Borg's performance in his home country of Malta, where he has opposed women's rights, gay rights and issues such as contraception and abortion.

Competition winner

The winner of our competition for tickets to see AC Grayling and Mick Gordon's play On Religion at the Tower Theatre in London was David Wilton.

The play looks at the reactions of a mother with a seething contempt for religion when she discovers that her beloved son intends to become a priest. It will run from 20–24 November.

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