Every Unborn Child has the Right to be Treated Equally before the Law.
Protecting Human Life. (Extract from a Statement of the Irish Bishops, March 2018)
The Catholic Church's Teaching.
"Some of those who advocate deleting or changing Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution, have made it clear that they wish to make abortion available on demand in Ireland.
Others say that they are opposed to abortion in general, but would want to see it permitted in certain difficult circumstances.
We do not share that view, because we believe that every unborn child, irrespective of his or her medical condition or the circumstances of his or her birth, has the right to be treated equally before the law."