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Participants in a women’s march on Westminster highlighting 100,000 alive today because of Northern Ireland’s abortion laws, Feb. 26, 2019.

Northern Ireland anti-abortion law has saved 100,000 lives, pro-lifers say

Efforts to protect the unborn from legal abortion in Northern Ireland continue despite efforts to bypass self-governance and go directly... Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, outside the Palace of Westminster, Oct. 2018. Via Shutterstock

A ‘clericalist and apostate state:’ Why Jacob Rees-Mogg wants out of the EU

Jacob Rees-Mogg, Member of Parliament for North East Somerset, is one of the most visible Catholic politicians in the U.K.... Read more

Pro-EU Protester on the Peoples Vote March Holds a Large Homemade Sign About the Brexit Irish Border Issue.

Ahead of Brexit, Irish fear border tensions and split parishes

Catholic leaders fear a revival of border tensions in Ireland following Brexit. As the United Kingdom prepares for its withdrawal... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England at a Vatican press conference in 2015.

Cardinal Nichols to face questions about British abuse case

Amid a British investigation into sexual abuse, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster is expected to face questions regarding the way... Read more

Princess Alexandra of Hanover at the Rose Ball 2018 in Monte Carlo, Monaco, March 24, 2018.

Monegasque princess removed from British line of succession for becoming Catholic

Princess Alexandra of Hanover, a member of the royal family of Monaco, has reportedly been removed from her distant place... Read more

Religious sister from Iraq again denied entry to UK

Sister Ban Madleen, a Dominican sister from Iraq who had to flee ISIS, has once again been denied entry to... Read more

The March for Life UK in London, May 5, 2018.

March for Life UK draws thousands to London

A Scottish bishop addressed the March for Life UK on Saturday, challenging pro-lifers to be courageous in sharing their witness.  Read more

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UK slammed for media portrayal of people with disabilities

A United Nations committee addressing the rights of disabled people has rebuked the U.K. for how people with disabilities are portrayed by... Read more

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, who served as Archbishop of Westminster from 2000 to 2009, and who died Sept. 1, 2017.

England mourns death of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor (Updated)

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, who served as Archbishop of Westminster for nine years, from 2000-2009, died Friday at the age of... Read more

Could 'British values' anti-extremism push jeopardize Catholics?

A government proposal in the United Kingdom to set up an anti-extremism commission could unjustly affect faithful Christians, Bishop Mark... Read more

UK porn sites to ban access for users under 18 years old

As part of an increasing government crackdown on internet pornography, U.K. porn sites will soon require users to provide proof... Read more

Charlie Gard. Photo courtesy of Connie Yates.

Euthanasia mindset looms over disabled baby's legal fight, ethicist warns

Legal efforts to bar the parents of a British baby born with a disabling medical condition from seeking treatment overseas... Read more

Cardinal Nichols reminds Catholics: prisoners are part of the Church too

Urging the Catholic Church to work for prison reform, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster stressed the need to ensure that... Read more

Princess Diana.

Priest related to Princess Diana on the path to sainthood

A relative of Princess Diana, Prince William and Prince Harry has moved one step closer to sainthood.    Read more

Pope Francis speaks to journalists on the flight from Rome to Armenia, June 24, 2016.

Pope Francis: Europe must ensure peaceful coexistence after Brexit

Pope Francis has said the result of the U.K.’s referendum to leave the European Union reflects the “will of the... Read more

Unborn baby at 20 weeks.

Nearing 50 years of legal abortion, U.K. pro-lifers take a stand

Thousands of men, women, and children took to the streets of Birmingham on Saturday to take a stand for the... Read more

A 'bullying' move? UK midwife abortion ruling sparks outcry

The U.K. Supreme Court has ruled that midwives in charge of delivery wards are not exempt from assisting in the... Read more

UK push to ban gender-based abortions hailed as pro-woman

The British Parliament's move to ban sex-selective abortion is a move to defend women's rights – including the right to... Read more