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'A doctor made the comment that many couples in a similar situation choose not to abort because ... they want “the positive experience” of “meeting” the baby for however short a time' (Photo: PA)

A BBC Radio 4 programme yesterday showed how unborn children should be treated by the medical profession – with the utmost care and respect

Sister Wendy Beckett, an art critic who lives the life of a hermit, outside the Louvre

To avoid causing scandal, Sister Wendy should perhaps stick to art

A sign at a religious freedom rally in Phoenix, Arizona (CNS photo)

The heart and soul of one particular Radio 4 programme was not on the side of the bishops

A woman at the March for Life rally in Washington DC (CNS photo)

The debate on sex selection has put the abortion lobby on the back foot

Greta Garbo as Anna Karenina: Tolstoy's novel illustrates that working at an unsatisfactory marriage is usually better than abandoning it

Teaching ‘well-being’ at school is also hard to justify. Children are better off studying great works of literature

But not, perhaps, controversial enough for John Humphrys

Pope recorded the three-minute slot in Rome earlier today, according to the BBC