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A cow with her triplets near Stirling, Scotland (PA)

The ‘it’s just a clump of cells’ argument, while repeatedly applied to humans, has not yet been mentioned in the bovine debate

France's National Assembly has voted to outlaw pro-life websites which 'masquerade' as neutral (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

The Church has described the bill as a ‘serious infringement of democratic principles’

French President Francois Hollande (AP Photo/Francois Mori, pool)

Archbishop said the Bill questioned the foundations of liberty in France

Most people in Ireland don’t want to see abortion on demand (PA)

Ireland’s happy pro-life warriors

The country’s life-saving Eighth Amendment is coming under attack, but defenders of the unborn are ready

Women religious gather outside the US Supreme Court in Washington (CNS)

Attorney representing Little Sisters of the Poor is ‘optimistic’ some or all of the Affordable Care Act will be repealed

Paul Nuttall (AP)

Ukip elects Catholic as its new leader

Paul Nuttall won the leadership contest with 62.6 per cent of the vote

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny (AP)

Pope Francis to visit Ireland in 2018

Enda Kenny tweets confirmation that the Pope will visit Ireland for the World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis (CNS)

The furore caused by Misericordia et Misera is a damning indictment of those surrounding the Pope

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope also extended his decree that allows SSPX priests to hear valid confessions

Pope Francis holds a baby as he visits the neonatal unit at San Giovanni Hospital in September (CNS)

The Pontiff said the Year of Mercy affirmed dignity and sacredness of human life