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Praying outside an abortion clinic is never boring

Extreme reactions occur occasionally, but the atmosphere is peaceful and the public more supportive than you might think

A Pro-life Day with Mary could be organised annually (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Pro-lifers should start by saying that abortion is intrinsically evil and fight on that principle

Westminster Cathedral: the mother church of England and Wales (PA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/09/11

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

One in six baby girls in China is aborted

Francis Phillips wonders if pro-abortion activists have thought through the consequences of their views

Photo: PA

Two stories I encountered yesterday offered an alternative to the Ann Furedi perspective

Photo: CNS

Or has it distracted attention from what’s important?

Nadine Dorries speaking in the Commons yesterday (PA photo)

It would be a major victory for the devil if yesterday’s vote were to turn pro-lifers against each other

Nadine Dorries speaking in the Commons earlier today (PA photo)

And yet if ever there was a need for rational argument, then now is the time

Nadine Dorries's amendment had only lukewarm support from the pro-life movement (PA photo)

Amendment that would prevent abortion providers offering counselling is defeated by a majority of 250

In Britain the jury is still out on whether women should serve in close combat units (PA photo)

Arguments over women fighting in the armed forces and the legalisation of abortion are linked