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The March for Life took place in Birmingham on Saturday (Twitter/@March4LifeUK)

Birmingham’s March for Life was bigger and better than ever, and, despite some protests, passed off in relative tranquility

Gianna Jessen was nearly aborted at 7-and-a-half months

Everyone should hear the testimony of abortion survivor Gianna Jessen

Fr Patrick Behm of Le Mars, Iowa, behind the altar made of snow alongside the Pennsylvania Turnpike (CNS photo/courtesy Carolyn Von Tersch)

Pro-life marchers stuck on the motorway for 22 hours made an altar out of snow

Snow covers the hat of a priest pictured outside the Supreme Court during the March for Life (AP)

The annual march gives American Catholics a wonderful opportunity to promote a culture of life

Gabriel Bennett, from Minnesota, pauses during the March for Life 2016 in front of the US Capitol (AP)

Nearly 50,000 people marched in Washington to mark the 43rd anniversary of landmark abortion ruling

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address yesterday (AP)

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The March for Life vigil was met with opposition

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

Cardinal O'Malley at a Mass at the US-Mexico border last year (Photo: CNS)

Pro-lifers must overcome indifference with love, says Cardinal O’Malley at March for Life vigil

March for Life participants make their to the US Supreme Court in 2012 (CNS)

March for Life set for Washington return

‘The biggest human rights rally in the world’ marks the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1973 ruling in the case of Roe vs Wade