Rome Newsroom, Jun 18, 2021 / 06:30 am
The people of Gibraltar will vote in a referendum next week on a bill that would legalize abortion in the small British territory.
The referendum vote was postponed from March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic and will now take place on June 24.
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. Its northern border is with Spain, which asserts a claim to the territory.
Gibraltar has a total population of around 32,000. It has one Catholic diocese and an estimated 25,000 Catholics.