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Lord Alton said the rejection of an amendment to the Immigration Bill was a ‘lamentable failure’ by Parliament

US Secretary of State says ISIS is genocidal in both its ideology and actions towards Yazidis, Christians and Shia

A cross-party group of peers is pushing for a judge to determine whether ISIS are carrying out genocide in the Middle East

The cardinal said the Prevent strategy risked doing ‘immense damage’

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity, who died in 1906, is likely to be declared a saint this year

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Without Catholics the European Union might never have existed, but today some see it as a godless superpower that’s past its sell-by date

The cardinal met a group of survivors this morning after four days of questioning by an Australian royal commission

No one can be sure – and perhaps we shouldn’t read too much into them anyway

No longer seen as a ‘counter-cultural foghorn’, the great writer is becoming increasingly popular – and relevant to modern life