A group of about 50 demonstrators had to be locked out of the Shrine and could be heard ‘banging on the doors’

A security guard said they had to lock the door to the shrine in the middle of the Saturday Vigil Mass

‘Your advocacy of extreme abortion legislation is completely contrary to the teachings of our Pope and our Church,’ the Bishop of Albany told the Catholic Governor of New York

The university’s president said many saw the murals as ‘demeaning’ towards America’s indigenous peoples

The US President said they were ‘smeared by the media’

They may be small in number, but African American Catholics have achieved a lot

‘It’s such a positive environment, a happy and joyful place’

‘We mourn the unborn infants who will lose their lives,’ the New York State bishops said