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The Court of Appeal is based at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.

UK Catholic bishop speaks out after woman with Down syndrome loses abortion law appeal

Nov 29, 2022

By Madeleine Teahan

In a ruling on Nov. 25, the Court of Appeal ruled that the UK abortion law did not discriminate against... Read more

Livia Tossici-Bolt says she was urged by council officers to “move on” after praying in public

UK woman praying in public asked to ‘move on’ by local authorities

Nov 25, 2022

By Madeleine Teahan

Concerns about religious freedom in the UK are intensifying after local council officers confronted a woman on the south coast... Read more

Paris, France

Will France enshrine a ‘right’ to abortion in its constitution?

Nov 23, 2022

By Solène Tadié

If officially approved by the Parliament at the end of the month, the bill would still need to be approved... Read more

The affected area in Bournemouth.

English town forbids making sign of the cross, using holy water near abortion center

Oct 18, 2022

By AC Wimmer

The Council of Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole in southern England has drawn red lines around an abortion provider and designated... Read more

Tom Mortier

Europe’s top human rights court to rule on landmark euthanasia case

Oct 3, 2022

By AC Wimmer

The European Court of Human Rights is set to rule in a landmark case on Tuesday on whether Belgium wrongly... Read more