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We must not neglect our prayers for women (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

I felt twinges of guilt when I heard Pope Francis’s May prayer intentions

Cardinal Vincent Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Cardinal Nichols said abortion could never be a ‘right in conscience’ because it destroys an innocent human life

Fr Daniel Berrigan on NBC-TV’'s “Today” show, 1981 (AP)

Fr Berrigan, who emerged in the 1960s as a leader of the anti-war movement, became a household name for his political activism

A group of Polish bishops gather pictured in 2013 (AP)

The bishops have called for the permanent ban to mark Poland’s conversion to Christianity

Jeremy Irons (AP)

Abortion is a sin, says Jeremy Irons

The actor discussed the Catholic Church in an interview with the Guardian

Embryos being prepared for instant freezing in laboratory (PA)

Life says the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has approved ‘uncertain and dangerous technology’

A Planned Parenthood clinic in the US (PA)

Planned Parenthood cleared of wrongdoing but pro-life activist charged with tampering with a governmental record

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

A pro-life demonstration in San Francisco in 2015 (CNS)

US abortion numbers fall, says report

The State of Abortion in America report has been published by the National Right to Life Committee

Cardinal Timothy Dolan (CNS)

Cardinal Dolan has called on the US faithful to participate in a ‘9 Days for Life’ campaign