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Ireland and the Philippines...Ouch!

First appeared on 07/12/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

Having spent much of the week fighting the virus problem I've written to you about, I can't say I've contributed much to the content of CatholicCulture.org, except perhaps to make it safer! Nonetheless, we have important new material.

As you may already know, one of our leading headlines is Ireland legalizes abortion. Phil Lawler explains the fundamental dishonesty behind the new bill in an important On the News commentary: Legal abortion comes to Ireland, riding a wave of falsehoods.

But things may be even worse in the Philippines, which has just experienced a huge legal assault on marriage. As Phil also explains, the totalitarian scope of a new law there is truly breathtaking.

You may have heard that Pope Francis has updated the criminal laws operative in Vatican City—small potatoes, of course, compared with changing laws elsewhere. But here is the motu proprio: On the Jurisdiction of Judicial Authorities of Vatican City State in Criminal Matters.... [more content for subscribers]

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