Ireland at tipping point with abortion laws

After 30 years, five constitutional referendums and multiple headline-grabbing cases, Ireland’s blanket ban on abortion remains one of the most restrictive in the world, admired and abhorred by activists on alternate sides of the issue.

But after Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny introduced in April legislation to activate a latent 1992 Supreme Court ruling that authorized termination in cases where a woman’s life is at risk, 2013 could prove a tipping point in the decades-long standoff.

Lack of funding causes lay-run RCIA ministry organization to dissolve

The North American Forum on the Catechumenate, which has offered workshops and resources for more than three decades, will close June 30.

Producer priest navigates Hollywood in a collar

No sooner had Eric Andrews arrived on the set of “The Lost Valentine” when his neckwear attracted attention.