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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 pictured in Peru

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

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

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

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

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

Nick Clegg wrote to Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, as well as Archbishop Vincent Nichols (Photo: PA)

The Deputy Prime Minister distances himself from remark in letter to Anglican and Catholic leaders

Pro-lifers pray outside an abortion clinic in Bedford Square, London (PA photo)

Lawyers acting for Marie Stopes threaten to report activists to the Advertising Standards Authority

Newlyweds pose for a photo (Photo: AP)

Sao Paulo notary said she could find no ‘legal impediment’ to the union

Fr Geoff Hilton (Photo: CNS/Simon Caldwell)

Priest who refereed at two rugby world cups is among official Olympic chaplains

Jimmy Cricket, left, in 2003 with the manager of Rochdale football club (Photo: PA)

Frankie Mulgrew, to be ordained a priest next year, will minister to athletes at the Olympics this summer