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Madeleine Teahan

Madeleine Teahan is Associate Editor at the Catholic Herald and chairs the Catholic Herald Podcast Debates. Her special interests include euthanasia and assisted suicide. She is on Twitter as @MadeleineTeahan

Top historian criticises St Mary’s for ‘grotesque’ treatment of professor

Prof Eamon Duffy, an honorary fellow, said in a resignation letter that the university’s Catholic ethos had gone ‘badly amiss’

English bishop’s ordination to be broadcast in schools

Masses at St John's Cathedral are now broadcast on the internet

Ordination of Bishop-elect Egan will be streamed live online and be seen by up to 30,000 pupils

English bishop cancels lecture by theologian who argued for same-sex marriage

Diocese of Clifton says lecture by Professor Tina Beattie was cancelled because of a letter to the Times

How can you cheer for our Paralympians and support Britain’s abortion laws?

Natalia Partyka is competing in both the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics (AP)

There’s a chilling discrepancy between our attitudes towards Paralympians and disabled babies

Priest who said future of Church rested on family rosary dies aged 95

Fr Thwaites ‘spoke in a gentle manner while firing off spiritual advice that could blow you off your feet'

Fr Hugh Thwaites said the Church of the future would ‘consist solely of those families who have been faithful to the rosary’

Priest is heckled on radio as he says believers are often ridiculed

Fr Jamison (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Fr Christopher Jamison, director of vocations, was speaking on BBC Radio 4′s Any Questions?

‘We could be seeing a return to eugenics’

Baroness Hollins: 'Lord Falconer’s Bill does not try to address even the most obvious safeguarding questions'

Madeleine Teahan meets Baroness Hollins, the insightful psychiatrist, opponent of assisted suicide and mother of Abigail Witchalls

Pro-lifers step up prayer vigils despite legal threat

A vigil outside a BPAS clinic at Bedford Square in central London

40 Days for Life to organise vigils outside three London clinics

Gove: I won’t relax rules on Catholic free schools

Michael Gove has been appointed Conservative Chief Whip (PA)

Education secretary praises role of Catholic Church in education

Ethicist says keeping people alive wastes money

A professor has suggested in the BMJ that hydrating and feeding dementia patients ‘skews’ resources