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Politicians have complained to health secretary Jeremy Hunt over the move (PA)

MP says Britain risks ‘isolating itself from the rest of the world’

Embryos are placed on to a CryoLeaf ready to be frozen (Photo: PA)

We, too, are complicit in this silence when the question comes up with friends and we say nothing

Surrogate mothers at the Kaival Hospital in Anand, Gujarat, India (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

The woman who travelled to India for a surrogate was overjoyed, and saw the commercial transaction as mutually beneficial. But I found out it hard to celebrate

Photo: PA

Chemists say new guidelines take away their right to refuse to handle such drugs

The Pope is pictured with seminarians from England and Wales at Oscott College during his recent visit to Britain (Photo courtesy of Thepapalvisit.org.uk)

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British scientist Robert Edwards with Louise Brown, the world's first 'test-tube baby' (Photo: CNS)

IVF pioneer opened ‘wrong door’ in fight against infertility, says president of the Pontifical Academy of Life

Cardinal François-Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan spent 13 years in prison under the Communist regime in Vietnam. (CNS photo by Neil Jacobs)

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