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Conscientious objection in three hospitals has been cited as stopping the full rollout of abortion services in Ireland. According to a Freedom of Information request received by the Journal.ie, Letterkenny University Hospital, Sligo University Hospital and Wexford General Hospital each have issues with providing full services due to staff conscientiously objecting. Correspondence outlining abortion provision…

Vatican to canonise Blessed John Henry Newman

Pope Francis will declare Blessed John Henry Newman, the 19th-Century English cardinal, a saint on October 13. The English theologian will be canonised during a Mass at the Vatican along with a Swiss laywoman, an Indian nun, an Italian nun and a nun known as the “Mother Teresa of Brazil”. The date for the canonisation…