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Punjabi, Hindi-speaking communities in Canada may be practicing sex selective abortions: Report

Punjabi, Hindi-speaking communities in Canada may be practicing sex selective abortions: Report

The research also found that the ratios did not diminish with longer duration in Canada.

Pope Francis empowers Catholic priests to forgive abortion

Pope Francis empowers Catholic priests to forgive abortion

Announcing in an apostolic letter released on Monday, Pope Francis has extended indefinitely the power of Catholic priests to forgive abortions.

Vatican says chill, Pope Francis not backing pill

The Vatican on Friday moved swiftly to dampen claims Pope Francis had signalled a significant relaxation of the Catholic Church's ban on contraception in response to an outbreak of the Zika virus in Latin America.

Catholic group urges pope to allow contraception to fight Zika

A Roman Catholic group appealed to Pope Francis on Wednesday to allow Church members to "follow their conscience" and use contraception or to let women have abortions to protect themselves against the Zika virus.

China officially ends three-decade-old 'one child' policy

China officially ends three-decade-old 'one child' policy

China officially ended its one child policy on Sunday with the signing into law of a bill allowing all married couples to have a second child as it attempts to cope with an ageing population and shrinking workforce.