Chaplaincies at universities need to equip students with the ability to help one another access support, a Derry-based chaplain has said. Fr Brendan Collins, who works part-time at the University of Ulster’s Magee campus said that young Catholics are well-placed to reach out to their fellow students who may be struggling. Responding to figures showing…

The Pro Life Campaign (PLC) has condemned as hypocritical the recommendation of a United Nations committee that Ireland should conduct a referendum on abortion in order to liberalise what it called the State’s “highly restrictive legislation on abortion and strict interpretation thereof”. The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights had recommended that Ireland…