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Anti-abortion demonstrators in Constitution Ave. in Washington 2007 on the 34th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)

About 8 in 10 favour restrictions on abortions, and majority oppose taxpayer funding of abortions

The US Supreme Court in Washington (CNS)

Recent major court rulings may affect the work of the Church in the southern American state, says bishop

South Sudanese rebel soldiers raise their weapons at a military camp in the capital Juba (AP)

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A parishioner is overcome with emotion at St Frances X Cabrini Church in Scituate, Massachusetts (AP)

Many openly cried during the ‘celebration of faith and transition’ at St Frances X Cabrini Church

Pope Francis said SSPX leader Bishop Fellay 'is a man with whom we can dialogue' (AP)

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Nuns of the Little Sisters of The Poor rally outside the Supreme Court (PA)

The order is asking to be exempt from US government regulations obliging them to provide birth control

Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass in St Peter's Square (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads 21/03/16

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Cardinal Wilfrid Napier (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/02/16

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The late Antonin Scalia: 'The business of the state is not God's business'

He is hailed as ‘a man of God, a patriot and an unwavering defender of the written Constitution’

Pope Francis talks to Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri in the Vatican synod hall (AP)

Letters from the Synod: October 23

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops