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Priest who was top sportsman picked as Olympic chaplain

Fr Geoff Hilton (Photo: CNS/Simon Caldwell)

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

Jimmy Cricket’s son to be ordained a deacon

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

‘New law will compel churches to offer same-sex marriages’

Neil Addison, director of the Thomas More Legal Centre (Photo: Simon Caldwell)

Barrister Neil Addison says that David Cameron’s assurances to churches are worthless

NHS trust drops threat of dismissal against pro-life nurse

After taking legal advice, the NHS trust has now assigned the nurse to alternative duties (PA photo)

Catholic nurse threatened with sack for refusing to work on abortion ward wins case without going to court

Students block union’s attempt to stifle free speech on abortion

University College London (PA photo)

Student union at UCL backs down on the advice of lawyers

Euthanasia should be banned across Europe, rules Council

The Council of Europe, which has ruled that euthanasia must always remain illegal Photo: Fourmy Mario/ABACA/Press Association Images

Strasbourg-based organisation announces that assisted suicide “must always be prohibited”

Vatican to investigate Cause of British nun who hid Jews from Nazis

Mother Riccarda Beauchamp Hambrough was a member of the Bridgettines, nicknamed 'the hot cross bun nuns'

File on Mother Riccarda is sent to the Vatican to be studied by historians and theologians

Court rules that Church is liable for crimes of priests

The High Court in London (Photo: PA)

Ruling defines the relationship of a priest to his bishop as that of employee to an employer

The Tyburn Tree bears abundant fruit

Tyburn Nuns at a monastery at Largs on the west coast of Scotland

A new film shows the amazing growth of a contemplative order whose convent stands near the notorious execution spot, says Simon Caldwell

Judges are biased against Christians, says archbishop

Archbishop Smith says judges are guilty of 'woolly thinking' (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archbishop Smith says courts are wrongfully penalising Christians by incorrectly interpreting human rights laws