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It's all about Nicola and Nigel in 2015

Politicians will not address the real issues, nor even meet the electorate – no wonder people look to alternatives

19 priests lie on the ground during an ordination ceremony in Rome on Sunday  (Giorgio Onorati/Pool Photo via AP)

Pope Francise warned priests not to be like ‘peacocks’, but there’s nothing wrong with them taking pride in their appearance

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu, left, and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott at a ceremony earlier this week (AP)

And, as friends, we ask them to recognise the Armenian Genocide

A migrant is helped as she disembarks from a Coast Guard boat in the Sicilian harbour of Palermo (CNS)

Illegal immigration needs to end and the only possible solution is legal immigration – at present we have the worst of all possible worlds

Protesters outside the US embassy in London (PA)

ISIS are not isolated fanatics, but highly organised and have a hinterland of support in many Western nations

Nuns sing during a prayer service for men and women religious in New York (CNS)

The Vatican is now insisting that the LCWR act in a Catholic manner. What could be simpler?

Iraqi Christians in America protests against government inaction (AP)

Cardinal Bagnasco may sound like a conspiracy theorist, but he raises pertinent questions over the persecution of Christians

Couples exchange vows at a wedding ceremony in the US (CNS)

A question of conscience

A cardinal has suggested that someone could be admitted to Communion after remarrying, if they were to avow that their first marriage was null – but marriage is a public act, not a private one

The Scottish Catholic Bishops' Conference have criticised the proliferation of nuclear weapons (PA)

Nicola Sturgeon may be right about Trident but for the wrong reasons

The National Portrait Gallery, St Martins Place, London (PA)

The National Gallery is staging an exhibition displaying the works of Cornelius Johnson, court painter to Charles I