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The chief aim of doctors is to preserve life but if next week’s bill becomes law it would be legal to end life. Here a GP warns that this would cause the medical profession profound ethical dilemmas and advocates an alternative measure to enshrine a commitment to palliative care
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Ending months of his silence on anti-Christian violence and propaganda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week made a categorical assurance of security and freedom of religion to India’s embattled minorities.
The Vatican’s Secretary of State said he supports UN-led military intervention in Libya, after Islamic State (IS) jihadists beheaded 21 Coptic Christians.
A German bishop has criticised a decision to cancel one of the country’s largest carnival parades at only a few hours’ notice, and urged democracies not be bullied by Islamist terrorists.
The Church of England has for the first time intervened directly in a general election campaign, urging people to consider carefully why they vote.
A report by a committee of MPs has backed parents who want to remove their children from sex education classes and recommended that schools consult with parents on the contents of lessons.
The bishop of Bellay-Ars diocese in the Rhone-Alpes region of France has ordered all churches to keep consecrated hosts in secure places rather than in tabernacles, because of a wave of thefts.
The largest blood donor drive ever held in a church in Iraq took place at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral in the northern city of Kirkuk on Tuesday. More than 100 Christians gathered at the cathedral awaiting their turn to donate blood.
The French Catholic Church has declined to sign a declaration by the group Reporters without Borders (RSF) challenging faith groups to pledge unreserved support for free speech or face public pressure to do so.
Pope Francis this morning offered Mass for the repose of the souls of the 21 Coptic Christians beheaded by Islamic State jihadists in Libya.
Fr William Nolan is to be ordained as the Bishop of Galloway, in the west of Scotland, this morning. The ceremony is to take place at the Grand Hall, Kilmarnock.