Rosaleen McDonagh: Women have only recently begun to develop a disabled feminist analysis of the abortion debate. Photograph: Frank Miller

During a lecture in Trinity College Dublin early this year, feminist theorist Judith Butler described how her recent thinking is being influenced by t(...)

Pope Francis: spoke movingly about his parents and his grandmother. Photograph: Reuters

The election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as pope and head of the Catholic Church on March 13th this year seemed unprepossessing. His record as head of th(...)