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The philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer thought life was futile - a view that became more prevalent after the Holocaust and the Second World War (PA photo)

Bernard Nathanson discovered ‘the humanity of the unborn baby': but there’s more to it than that

Lila Rose: ‘It’s our job to be strong and sincere, kind but unwavering in our defence of the truth’

The new face of the pro-life cause

Mary O’Regan talks to Lila Rose, the woman taking on Planned Parenthood

Conservative MP Nadine Dorries said the churches had been 'pathetic' in the fight to reform abortion law

That may be the reason Nadine Dorries felt so let down when she tried to reduce the upper time limit

In New York 41 per cent of all pregnancies end in an abortion

Every year about 200,000 pro-lifers march along Constitution Avenue in Washington

Every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans gather in Washington DC on the anniversary of the Roe v Wade ruling. Imagine for a moment a similar event taking place in London

Tory MP Nadine Dorries says she feels let down by the churches in the campaign to reform the abortion law

Or would aggressive interventions in politics be counter-productive?

Nadine Dorries appears on the BBC Two programme Daily Politics

‘The churches have been pathetic’

Tory MP Nadine Dorries tells Ed West that she felt badly let down by Christians in her fight to reform abortion law

Jean Vanier, co-founder of L'Arche, pictured in 2002 (Photo: CNS)

For 46 years Jean Vanier has travelled the world spreading a transformative message. Yesterday I saw him at Blackfriars

Abortion doctor charged over eight deaths

A doctor in Philadelphia is charged with murdering seven newborn babies and a female patient

Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York (CNS photo/Victor Aleman, Vida Nueva)

Archbishop of New York alarmed that 41 per cent of pregnancies in city end in abortion