No reason to fear nuns under the hospital bed | Ireland

Those campaigning against the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) relocating from its present location on Holles Street in Dublin to the St Vincent’s campus can never seem to explain how the Catholic Church would be able to stop abortions taking place there in the future.

Do they envisage a nun or, even more ludicrously, a Vatican official bursting into the maternity hospital on the day it finally opens and being able to veto all procedures they dislike, and all because a shortsighted government had walked into a carefully laid legal trap?

Peter Boylan, a former master at Holles Street, seems to think something like this is a realistic scenario, even though I don’t see many in the medical or legal profession agreeing with him. Recently 52

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