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Sinn Féin has joined forces with Alliance and the Green Party to block an attempt at tightening Northern Ireland’s abortion law. The parties jointly submitted a ‘petition of concern’ against a DUP amendment to the Justice Bill which was debated in the Assembly on Tuesday. The amendment would have made anyone who ended the life…

Graduates and academics from St Mary’s University, London – Britain and Ireland’s largest Catholic university – assemble before the installation of Cardinal Vincent Nichols as the inaugural Chancellor. Irishman Francis Campbell is the recently-appointed Vice-Chancellor charged with leading the university’s expansion.

The Dáil should take the lead of the Northern Ireland Assembly and criminalise those who pay for sex, a leading charity that deals with exploited women has said. The Human Trafficking and Exploitation Act 2015, introduced in the North following Lord Maurice Morrow’s Bill and supported 81-10 in Stormont, includes a clause making the purchase…

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has been installed as the Chancellor of London’s St Mary’s University, Twickenham at a special service in Westminster Cathedral. Senior members of the Catholic Church, Parliamentarians, educators and Government officials witnessed Cardinal Vincent Nichols become St Mary’s inaugural Chancellor. St Mary’s Vice-Chancellor Co. Down man Francis Campbell described the event as “a…