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United Kingdom - Latest News
Oct 19, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The High Court of England and Wales has agreed to hear a challenge to the country’s abortion law, which allows children with Down Syndrome to be aborted until birth, as discriminatory towards people diagnosed with the condition. 
Jul 23, 2020 - 07:30 am .- A Catholic bishop has urged the U.K. and France to address the “underlying reasons” for a rise in migrants risking their lives to cross the English Channel.
Jun 11, 2020 - 08:00 am .- U.K. visa rules are leaving parishes without supply priests, Catholic bishops said Tuesday.
Jun 2, 2020 - 06:30 am .- Catholic publishers in the United Kingdom are turning to social media and online sales in an effort to survive the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their businesses. 
May 30, 2020 - 04:30 pm .- An English cardinal will ask Sunday why the government has failed to set a date for churches to reopen when it is lifting lockdown restrictions on car showrooms.
May 28, 2020 - 08:30 am .- The first public Masses in the British Isles since the coronavirus lockdown will be celebrated Monday on the island of Guernsey. 
May 23, 2020 - 02:00 am .- Catholics are calling for a public investigation into why so many elderly people have died in U.K. nursing homes during the coronavirus crisis.
Apr 23, 2020 - 02:35 pm .- A British judge’s order requiring a contraceptive device be implanted in a woman with learning disabilities against her will is “deeply problematic,” a bioethicist has said.
Apr 21, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Elderly and disabled coronavirus patients have the same right to life-prolonging treatment as others, the bishops of England and Wales have said. 
Mar 30, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- More than half a million people took part Sunday in the rededication of England to Our Lady Sunday, organizers have said.
Feb 19, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Britain’s National Health Service has clarified a new policy that will allow patients found to be homophoic, racist, and sexist to be denied non-emergency treatment. 
Jan 14, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- U.K. Minister of Defense Johnny Mercer has issued an apology to lesbian, gay, and bisexual servicemembers who were reportedly outed by military chaplains.
Jan 7, 2020 - 04:57 pm .- The U.K.’s independent regulator for doctors has said it will review its decision to close a case against a Christian doctor facing second-hand complaints of breaking professional conduct rules by discussing religion with patients.
Nov 4, 2019 - 05:19 pm .- After 39 people were found dead in a semi trailer in eastern England last month, a Catholic priest has joined efforts to identify these victims.
Oct 26, 2019 - 06:01 am .- In the wake of the discovery of the bodies of eight women and 31 men inside a semi trailer in eastern England on Wednesday, Catholics are calling for prayers for the victims and their families, as well as safer means for immigrants and asylum seekers in Europe.
Oct 14, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- A court in the United Kingdom ruled last week that it is in the best interest of a pregnant woman with severe learning disabilities that she undergo an abortion.
Oct 9, 2019 - 02:51 am .- Health professionals in Northern Ireland are writing to the region’s secretary to protest a liberalization of the region’s abortion laws, which the UK parliament is set to impose on Northern Ireland this month unless Northern Ireland’s parliament reconvenes.
Oct 7, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- An advertising company has has apologized for displaying a pro-life billboard in the United Kingdom, saying it will remove the ad and make a donation to a pro-abortion charity.
Aug 1, 2019 - 11:48 am .- The Archbishop of Glasgow has written a letter to the UK Home Secretary calling the forced evictions of refugees and asylum seekers in his city “regrettable and harsh.” Those being evicted have failed in their asylum claims.
Jul 18, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- The bishops of Northern Ireland noted their alarm Wednesday at the British parliament's passage of a bill that will legalize abortion and same-sex marriage in the region, highlighting the value of human life and the importance of devolution.

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