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Pope Chides Irish over Abortion

Pope Francis Chides Irish Over Abortion Referendum

Pope Francis has rebuked the Irish people over a recent referendum legalizing abortion, suggesting that a widespread “throwaway culture” leads people to deprive the unborn of “the very right to life.”

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EU Claims UK Has Made ‘No Substantial Progress’ on Brexit

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union issued a stark assessment of the gridlocked Brexit talks Friday, saying there’s been “no substantial progress” on the key issue of the Irish border and advising EU nations to ramp up their preparations for the possibility that Britain could crash out of the bloc without a deal.

Leo Varadkar

Ireland’s First Gay Prime Minister Enters Office

DUBLIN (AFP) – Leo Varadkar promised a “republic of opportunity” Wednesday after he became Ireland’s youngest prime minister and the first who is openly gay. The Dublin-born politician’s Indian immigrant father and Irish mother were in parliament to watch as