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Chen Guangcheng (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

China’s one-child catastrophe

There are now 40 million more Chinese men than women, but a two-child policy will not end the human rights abuses caused by the original policy

Politburo Standing Committee members Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang. China does not let the Pope choose his bishops (Photo: PA)

China scraps one-child family policy

The ruling Communist Party has called time on the controversial policy amid concerns over its ageing population

'Far from empowering women, the 1967 Abortion Act has left a trail of destruction' (PA)

In 48 years since the passing of the Abortion Act around eight million abortions having been carried out in the UK

The introduction of  a module on fertility in SRE has been criticised by BPAS (PA)

A pilot-scheme due to be launched in schools in south London has been criticised by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service

MSPs gather at Holyrood (Photo: PA)

Abortion law to be devolved to Scotland

David Mundell, the Scottish Secretary, says he cannot see a ‘convincing reason’ against devolution

Amnesty founder Peter Benenson converted to Catholicism in the late 1950s (PA)

Where Amnesty went wrong

When the charity decided to campaign for abortion it dramatically abandoned its Catholic founder’s vision

Parents have expressed frustration at a lack of places at St Mary's Catholic primary in Horwich, Bolton (Photo: PA)

Politicians and lobbyists claim that more sex education is the answer to almost every problem in our schools. Here’s why they are wrong

A pro-life activist holds a rosary while protesting outside City Hall in Los Angeles (CNS photo/Mario Anzuoni, Reuters)

Move comes following video describing the harvesting of fetal tissue

Cardinal Bernardin

Catholic Leftists on the march

For good reason, commentators on the Catholic Left could hardly contain their excitement at the papal visit

Pope Francis addresses Congress as Catholics Joe Biden and John Boehner look on (AP)

The Pope’s speech to Congress was superb

The Holy Father managed to deliver an address that challenged both sides of America’s cultural divide