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Cardinal Timothy Dolan called for legislation to ensure healthcare workers won’t be ‘forced to help destroy unborn children’

Bishop Frank J Dewane of Venice emphasised that any changes must protect human life

The proportion represents a rise in Catholics and a fall in the number of Protestants in recent decades

The leaders said that additional funding will help respond to crises ‘that don’t make the headlines’

The Pope visited St Patrick’s Church in Washington after his historic speech to Congress

Francis will meet President Obama, speak at a joint meeting of Congress and address the UN during his time in America

President Barack Obama, Cuban President Raul Castro and the Vatican have all called for a lifting of the embargo

Rep Ann Wagner and other US politicians speak out after the release of controversial video secretly filmed by the Center for Medical Progress

Pope Francis address the US Congress and the United Nations during upcoming visit