The Northern Bishops are encouraging all of us to promote the following initiatives in response to the proposed introduction of legislation by Westminsteron 21 October, allowing for unregulated abortion in Northern Ireland:

1. Special Weekend of Prayer – 12th and 13th October 2019 dedicated to prayer for the protection of the unborn in our society and for women facing difficult and challenging pregnancies and their families. Rosary on the Coast for Life is on Sunday 13th see https://www.coastalrosaryireland.ie for more details.

2. Please support the online petition by Baroness Nuala O’Loan calling on the Secretary of State and Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly to take action to prevent unregulated abortion being introduced to the North by West-minster on 21st October. The petition can be found online at www.change.org 
(search for ‘Stop radical abortion change being imposed on the Northern Irish people’ ).

3. Please contact your local MLA and ask them to take action to stop the introduction of unregulated abortion to Northern Ireland by Westminster on 21st October. You can find contact details for your MLA online – http://aims.niassembly.gov.uk/mlas/contacts.aspx