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An embryologist at a clinic in south London (PA)

A scheme for the harvesting of female eggs follows the House of Commons approval of Government regulations to permit ‘three-parent IVF’

Italy's Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin said that Italy was a "dying country" (PA)

The Italian Minister of Health has said Italy is a dying country due to a shortage of babies

A pro-lifer at the March for Life in Washington DC. 'The Sylvesters are not untypical of the American Catholics I have met through the pro-life movement.'

If only this year’s synod could take its lead from the Sylvester household

Pope Francis arrives for his General Audience this morning (PA)

Pope Francis also reflected on the importance of fathers during General Audience

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope praises ‘beautiful work of mothers and grandmothers’ during Mass

Cardinal Raymond Burke (CNS)

Cardinal Burke was ridiculed for saying men are repelled by a ‘feminised’ Church. But he grasps that fathers have a huge influence over whether children grow up to be Mass-goers

The US Supreme Court building in Washington (CNS)

The court has accepted petitions from Tennessee, Michigan, Kentucky and Ohio

'Until the rule of law is respected, then places like the Philippines will continue to be corrupt' (PA)

Corruption in the Third World and the break down of family life in the UK contribute to the blight of global poverty

Pope Francis and Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila arrive to celebrate Mass at Manila's cathedral (Photo: CNS)

The Pope was speaking at a meeting with families in Manila

Pope Francis greets a baby at the Vatican earlier this year (CNS)

The Pope baptised 33 infants during a Mass yesterday