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Pro-life supporters gather outside of a Planned Parenthood facility in St. Louis July 21. They held the demonstration after the release of two videos that showed Planned Parenthood officials discussing the method and price of providing fetal tissue obtained from abortions for medical research. (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review)

Videos show a trivialisation of human life, says bioethics professor

Pope Francis has got to wait two months until his visit to the USA  [PA]

According to a new Gallup poll only 59 per cent of people currently have a positive opinion of the Pope

Little Sisters of the Poor attend 2014 celebration of Fortnight for Freedom Mass in Baltimore (CNS)

Under the Affordable Care Act, all health insurance plans are required to provide contraceptive coverage

Archbishops Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia processes with fellow bishops outside the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark (CNS)

It is worth remembering that the American Church predates our own restored English hierarchy by some 70 years

A congregation in the Catholic archdiocese of Baltimore (CNS)

The number of Catholics in America have fallen from 23.9 per cent in 2007 to 20.8 per cent in 2014, according to Pew Research Centre

Retired Gen. Carlos Eugenio Vides Casanova, a former director of the Salvadoran national guard, is escorted by police officers upon his arrival at El Salvador International Airport last week (CNS)

Gen Carlos Eugenio Vides Casanova has been accused of human rights abuses during the bloody civil war in El Salvador

People gather in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to defend an article of the country's civil code that upholds traditional marriage (CNS)

Catholic lay organisation launches challenge on constitutional grounds against move to allow same-sex marriage

Cardinal Egan is seen outside St Patrick's Cathedral following his installation Mass in 2000 (CNS)

Cardinal Egan retired as archbishop of New York in 2009 and was instrumental in helping the city recover in the aftermath of 9/11

Pope Francis with US President Barack Obama (CNS)

Cardinal Pietro Parolin also suggested Francis will go to UN during September trip

Using a free-standing exoskeleton, Thomas Peters can take hundreds of steps in each rehabilitation session

He was a handsome blogger known to millions as the American Papist. A freak accident left him fighting for his life – but his faith survived