Bishop Denis Nulty. File photo.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A Catholic diocese has defended its decision to allow a doctor to address a First Communion preparation Mass on her anti-abortion views. Dr Deirdre (...)

Off the chart: nowadays couples are more likely to use natural methods to enhance their chances of conceiving rather than to prevent a pregnancy.

Pope Francis will visit here next year, and 2018 will also mark the 50th anniversary of Humane Vitae, the missive by Pope Paul VI which enforced the C(...)