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A group of teenage girls at a Leicester Square premiere (PA)

Underage girls are being fitted with contraceptive implants without parental consent: this has to stop

'St Raphael’s chapel contains the Blessed Sacrament and Mass is celebrated weekly. It is well used and highly valued by patients, staff and visitors at the hospital' (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Nearly 5,000 people sign petition

A three-year-old chases bubbles at an event raising money for children with Down's Syndrome (AP/Mindy Schauer)

Department of Health statistics show abortions due to disability have risen by nearly 1,000 since 2011

Bishop Sherrington said society needed to accept the reality of death (© Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Bishop John Sherrington said that society needed to face the reality of death

avid Cameron meets patient Ursula Chambers during a visit to Royal Derby Hospital (PA)

It makes perfect sense for those who care for the sick to work seven days a week

Professional medical bodies are of little help to Catholics facing conscience issues

From midwifery to geriatrics, Catholics are being driven out of vast areas of the medical profession. We need to fight back now

Figures reveal that the average payout for a 'wrongful birth' is close to half a million pounds (Photo: PA)

Figures reveal average payout for a ‘wrongful birth’ is close to half a million

Jim Dobbin MP

Jim Dobbin speaks out after Channel 4 screens Dispatches documentary

'Our country is so permeated by what one commentator calls "the banal culture of death" that things regarded an abomination elsewhere are greeted here with a shrug'

Revelations that hospitals incinerated the remains of unborn children have generated international revulsion but the reaction in the UK has been muted

The Southern General Hospital in Glasgow, where Mary Doogan and Concepta Wood, were employed as “labour ward co-ordinators” (PA)

These brave women have taken their cause to the Supreme Court in London. This is now a vital test case. SPUC have taken on the costs: they urgently need our financial help