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Catholics pray outside the Texas state Capitol in Austin, Texas (CNS)

The Supreme Court has temporarily blocked Texas from enforcing new requirements on abortion clinics

The website of the Missionaries of the Poor

Fr Richard Ho Lung’s dynamic Missionaries of the Poor are spreading around the world

Ron Paul (PA)

The libertarian politician is also a critic of ‘big government’ which withers away of the role of the individual

A three-year-old chases bubbles at an event raising money for children with Down's Syndrome (AP/Mindy Schauer)

Department of Health statistics show abortions due to disability have risen by nearly 1,000 since 2011

A newborn rests in an incubator (Photo : AP)

Many women who succumb to the pressure to have an abortion later speak of their sorrow and regret

Chilean president Michelle Bachelet meets Pope Francis (Alberto Pizzoli/AFP pool via AP)

Pope and Michelle Bachelet discuss ‘the protection of human life’

Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates Mass at St Peter's Basilica (CNS/Angelo Carconi, EPA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/05/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The March for Life vigil was met with opposition

Pro-abortion demonstrators called out slogans such as ‘religious scum’ at pro-lifers

Former Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy (PA)

Scotland’s Catholic pariah

Jim Murphy has paid a heavy price for standing up to nationalism

The US House of Representatives voted in favour of a 20-week restriction (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

President Obama has previously vowed to veto the bill if it passes the Senate