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The Oregon State Capitol. The statue is known as the Oregon Pioneer (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Deaths by assisted suicide in Oregon rose by 44 per cent in a year

An embryologist at a clinic in south London (PA)

A scheme for the harvesting of female eggs follows the House of Commons approval of Government regulations to permit ‘three-parent IVF’

Displaced Iraqi Christians who fled from ISIS militants in Mosul pray at a school acting as a refugee camp (CNS)

Archbishop Bashar Warda of Irbil calls for military intervention during visit to Parliament

Bishop Sherrington condemned the move

Bishop John Sherrington says the Church remains opposed to procedures where the destruction of human embryos is part of the process

St Benedict's Catholic School was criticised by Ofsted inspectors last year

St Benedict’s Catholic Secondary School in Bury St Edmunds was downgraded amid the controversial ‘British values’ drive

Anton Lesser as St Thomas More in Wolf Hall

Bishop Mark Davies says ‘one of the greatest Englishmen’ has been presented as ‘a scheming villain’

When baby Mariam was born her mother laid her in a bed made from a plastic bag Below: Refugees in a camp near Erbil (Sahar Mansour)

In an Iraqi Christian refugee camp old men savour memories of Christmas dinners and young mothers anxiously nurse their newborns

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama

Archbishop was stunned by the Prince’s support for Christians in the line of fire

Figures reveal that the average payout for a 'wrongful birth' is close to half a million pounds (Photo: PA)

Figures reveal average payout for a ‘wrongful birth’ is close to half a million

Ann Widdecombe is a convert to Catholicism (Photo: Simon Caldwell, St Gabriel News and Media)

The former Catholic MP said that the teaching caused huge distress