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Ron Paul (PA)

The libertarian politician is also a critic of ‘big government’ which withers away of the role of the individual

A three-year-old chases bubbles at an event raising money for children with Down's Syndrome (AP/Mindy Schauer)

Department of Health statistics show abortions due to disability have risen by nearly 1,000 since 2011

A newborn rests in an incubator (Photo : AP)

Many women who succumb to the pressure to have an abortion later speak of their sorrow and regret

Chilean president Michelle Bachelet meets Pope Francis (Alberto Pizzoli/AFP pool via AP)

Pope and Michelle Bachelet discuss ‘the protection of human life’

Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates Mass at St Peter's Basilica (CNS/Angelo Carconi, EPA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/05/15

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

The March for Life vigil was met with opposition

Pro-abortion demonstrators called out slogans such as ‘religious scum’ at pro-lifers

Former Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy (PA)

Scotland’s Catholic pariah

Jim Murphy has paid a heavy price for standing up to nationalism

The US House of Representatives voted in favour of a 20-week restriction (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

President Obama has previously vowed to veto the bill if it passes the Senate

Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha (PA)

Right to Life says pro-life candidates ‘tended to do well’ at the ballot box

Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury blesses Pope Francis during a private meeting at the Vatican last year  (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

Luther’s criticism of Aristotle does not seem important today. Nor will today’s political fads in the future