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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, chairman of the US bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, celebrates the opening Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Adverts by Catholics for Choice are deceptive and extreme, says Cardinal Dolan

A memorial to unborn children is pictured outside a Catholic church in Alexandria, Virginia (CNS)

The faithful in America has embraced these memorials. Catholics in Britain should do the same

Assembly member Jimmy Gomez backed the new bill (AP)

Pro-lifers have urged Governor Jerry Brown to veto the bill, which has been approved by the assembly and the senate

Chileans rally in Santiago to show support for life (CNS photo/Jane Chambers)

Santiago cardinal urges crowd to shout ‘yes’ to life

A woman holds a statuette of Mother Teresa outside the Missionaries of Charity building in Calcutta (CNS)

Cardinal Pietro Parolin said St Teresa would not bow before ‘the fashions or idols of the moment’

Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson, will lead the new department (CNS photo/Tom Tracy)

The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development has easily the most political portfolio in the curia

Caroline Farey (Mazur/

The annual awards honour women who have ‘made an outstanding contribution’ to the Church in Britain

The new clinic will offer psychological and medical help (AP)

The My Body Back clinic, based at the Royal London Hospital, provides extra support to women who have experienced sexual violence

Democratic vice-presidential candidate Tim Kaine speaks at a rally in Greensboro, North Carolina (AP)

The Vatican may need to step in and rebuke Hillary Clinton’s pro-abortion running mate

Anti-abortion protestors outside a Marie Stopes clinic in 2012 (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, file)

The landmark ruling has ramifications for the abortion debate in Ireland