The Vatican: The Catholic Church considers that abortion is the worst sin a human can commit, and that terrorism and child sexual abuse are less serious sins.

In 2009, a nine-year-old Brazilian child had to have an emergency abortion when her mother brought her to hospital with stomach pains. The doctors dis(...)

Maura O’Donohoe, who has died aged 82, was a missionary nun and medical doctor who spent much her life ministering in Africa. There she confronted th(...)