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Italian praises nun who saved him from the Nazis

Pope Pius XII  gave secret orders for the religious houses of the city to give sanctuary to Jewish people (CNS)

Piero Piperno was one of more than 4,200 Jews who in October 1943 were given sanctuary in the religious houses of the city

Archbishop Nichols says fatherhood should be celebrated

Archbishop Nichols at the Citizens UK summit (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop tells Citizens UK summit the best example a father can give his children is to love and respect their mother

MPs urge Lords to block gay marriage Bill after ‘sham’ free vote

The same-sex marriage Bill will arrive in the Lords on Monday (PA)

Letter claims that MPs’ future political careers were threatened before Commons vote

Bishop Egan welcomes Government move on Liverpool Care Pathway

Bishop Egan, centre (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop says he is ‘delighted’ that cash incentives for NHS Trusts taking up the LCP now seem likely to be abolished

Peer calls for Liverpool Care Pathway to be abolished

Lord Carlile says doctors who put patients on the end-of-life pathway without their consent should be struck off (Photo: PA)

Lord Carlile says doctors who put patients on the end-of-life pathway without their consent should be struck off

Tyburn Nuns to open first convent in Africa as order grows worldwide

Tyburn Nuns pictured in Peru

Convent in northern Nigeria will be the order’s seventh to open in 20 years

Archbishops: It is not too late to stop this shambolic Bill

Left, Archbishop Smith; centre, Archbishop Nichols (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Archbishops of Westminster and Southwark urge faithful to oppose Bill on same-sex marriage

Government opens inquiry into Liverpool Care Pathway

Norman Lamb, Lib Dem MP and care minister (Photo: PA)

Archbishop Smith had asked the Department of Health to launch an inquiry in September

Sydney bishop says at Oxford University: let’s not kill off elderly to cut costs

Bishop Fisher: 'Age must not be a criterion of health care distribution' (Photo: PA)

In a lecture Bishop Anthony Fisher says cost-cutting may lead to a compromise on basic moral principles

Lay people to preside at funerals in Liverpool

Archdiocese of Liverpool is first in England and Wales to commission lay ministers to celebrate funeral ceremonies