At least 40,000 people watched Rally for Life LIVE events this week, and organisers say they aim to grow that audience tenfold in the coming weeks given the "tremendous" success and popularity of the virtual rally.
At least 32 local pro-life events will take place tomorrow (Saturday) as activists gather in socially distanced witnesses taking place throughout the country in support of the Rally for Life. The biggest pro-life gathering of the year, the Rally for Life, is moving online this week, with five days of events and conferences from July 1st to July 5th.
I am addressing these words specifically to Christians in the Irish Catholic tradition. In the wake of the enforced abortion legislation, that has been railroaded through the British Parliament, we need to reflect.
The Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont has voted against the imposition of abortion regulations by Westminster that allow for babies with disabilities to be aborted until birth. The vote was warmly welcomed by disability campaigners and pro-life groups.
A new book, from respected commentator, author and historian Jonathon Van Maren, examines all of this and more, including the untold story of the fight to Save the 8th amendment. Coming this summer, it will tell the history of the fight to keep Ireland abortion-free and what the movement must do now.
Gianna Care, crisis pregnancy support organisation is opening a new location in Kerry, next to two existing ones in Dublin and Galway. The new centre is to offer most of the services the other locations offer as well including: pregnancy counselling, post-abortion counselling, emotional and financial support for women, free maternity and baby equipment and much more.