CELINE DION’S IVF DOCTOR SENT TO JAIL FOR FRAUD The New York fertility (IVF) doctor whose patients have included singer Celine Dion was sentenced yesterday to more than seven years in prison for tricking insurance companies into paying for procedures that were not covered. Niels Lauersen, 64, was also ordered to pay $3.2 million in restitution and $17,500 in fines.

IRISH PRO-LIFE GROUP REJECTS PROPOSED IRISH ABORTION LEGISLATION In a communication sent to LifeSite News, Human Life International Ireland rejected proposed legislation on abortion which defines life in the womb as beginning at implantation rather than fertilization.