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Tory MP urges Cameron to crack down on churches that refuse to hold same-sex ceremonies

David Cameron has been told not to tolerate churches that turn away gay and lesbian couples who wish to marry (PA photo)

Conservative MP for Portslade and Hove has ‘over-stepped the mark’, says Bishop Kieran Conry

Pharmacists who object to handing out pill could lose job

Photo: PA

Chemists say new guidelines take away their right to refuse to handle such drugs

Jesuits sell ancient Gospel to British Library for £9 million

The pocket-size Gospel of St John was found inside the coffin of St Cuthbert in 1104 (CNS photo/courtesy of British Library)

The St Cuthbert Gospel is believed to be the oldest intact book produced in Europe

Archbishop Nichols: marriage is a public good

Archbishop Nichols with a couple celebrating an anniversary at a thanksgiving Mass for marriage (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Marriage is not just a private arrangement, says Archbishop of Westminster in an address to 500 married couples

West’s Aids strategy is a failure, says new report

People light candles to mark World Aids Day in Kathmandu, Nepal (CNS Photo/Navesh Chitrakar)

Western governments are refusing to accept that condoms are ineffective in curbing the disease, according to Catholic Truth Society report

Allied diplomats urged Pius XII to stay silent about Nazi deportations

Pius XII pictured at the Vatican in 1956 (CNS photo)

US and British diplomats feared that the Pope’s criticism of German and Russian war crimes could threaten a fragile alliance

Bishop in Egypt criticises police after violence leaves 12 dead

Coptic Christians mourn dead at a church in Cairo (CNS photo/Asmaa Waguih, Reuters)

Mob in Cairo hurl firebombs at churches and shoot at Christians in an outbreak of violence lasting several hours

Ordinariate comes to life in Holy Week

Mgr Newton, the Ordinary, with newly received members of the ordinariate at St George’s Cathedral, Southwark                            © Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham

Nearly 1,000 members of new ordinariate start life as Catholics after Holy Week receptions

English bishop urges restraint in Libya mission

Libyan women demonstrate in support of military intervention. Placards read 'Thank you France' and 'Russia and China, do not decide on behalf of Libyan people' (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

Bishop of the Forces says military intervention must only serve to ‘defend the defenceless’

Pope: Jewish people must never again be blamed for crucifixion

Pope Benedict XVI visits Rome’s main synagogue in January 2010. In his new book he seeks to deepen Catholic-Jewish dialogue (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

In his forthcoming book on Jesus, Benedict XVI says mob does not represent Jews, but sinful humanity