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Abortion Europe

Bishops condemn EU Parliament’s abortion resolution

The Commission of European Union bishops conferences has denounced a resolution by the European Parliament to include the right to abortion in the bloc’s Charter of Fundamental Rights. Source: The Tablet. 


ACT to allow midwives, nurse practitioners to provide abortion medication

Nurse practitioners and midwives would be able to prescribe abortion medication under proposed laws introduced in the ACT Legislative Assembly. Source: Canberra Times.


Concerns as Queensland widens access to chemical abortions

The Miles Government has passed a bill that would allow nurses and midwives in Queensland to dispense, prescribe, administer or supply MS-2 Step in the early stages of pregnancy. Source: Catholic Leader.

Abortion Europe

France makes abortion a constitutional right

France has enshrined the right to abortion in its constitution, a world first welcomed by women’s rights groups as historic and harshly criticised by pro-life groups. Source: Yahoo News.

Abortion Europe

France to codify ‘right to abortion’ in constitution

The French National Assembly yesterday voted to introduce a “right to abortion” in the French Constitution, less than two weeks after thousands of French citizens participated in the Paris March for Life. Source: CNA.

Abortion New Zealand

NZ bishops want new Government to promote policies that reduce abortion

New Zealand’s bishops say the rise in abortion numbers since a 2020 law change is a tragedy and they want the new coalition Government to promote policies that reduce stresses that can lead to mothers opting for abortion. Source: NZ Catholic.

Abortion Queensland

Queensland to allow nurses and midwives to prescribe abortion pills

Queensland will become the first jurisdiction to allow nurses and midwives to prescribe medical abortion pills under new laws aimed at expanding abortion access in regional parts of the state. Source: The Australian.

Abortion United States

Abortion to be ‘preeminent priority’ in voting guide for US Catholics

The United States bishops will continue to highlight the threat of abortion as a “preeminent priority” in the introduction to a guide they’ll disseminate to Catholic voters ahead of the 2024 election. Source: CNA.

Abortion Europe

Church alarmed by Macron’s abortion amendment for French constitution

The Church in France has voiced alarm at President Emmanuel Macron’s announcement that France would add the right to abortion into its constitution next year. Source: The Tablet.