Links to this evening’s leading reports on Dail debate on abortion, Vatican ban on McAleese, Court ruling on Police Ombudsman’s report on Loughinisland killings and…

Government to reveal 22 principles around proposed abortion reform

Government can meet timeline to hold abortion referendum

Dail heard of proposals for system of free contraception

What happens if referendum passes reform of 8th

Taoiseach confident of May date for referendum

Dail debate on 8th amendment

Vatican’s ban on McAleese upset President Higgins

McAleese, Church is driving young away

Ombudsman clears former RUC commander of collusion over Loughinisland killings

Loughlinisland collusion report: References to RUC commander removed

Former IRA man up for prize founded in name of murdered diplomat

St Patrick’s Day 2018: What’s happening across Northern Ireland

Churches accused of institutional sexism on International Women’s Day

Former Church of North India priest chosen to be bishop in the Church of England
A former priest in the united Church of North India’s Diocese of Calcutta has been chosen to be the next Area Bishop of Bradwell in the Church of England’s Diocese of Chelmsford. The Ven Dr John Perumbalath already serves in the Diocese, which covers the county of Essex and parts of east London, as the Archdeacon of Barking. He comes, originally, from the ancient Syrian Christian community in Kerala, India, and trained for ministry at Union Biblical Seminary in Pune.