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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

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 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

Bishop Mark Davies has reminded worshippers that marriage is a part of the ‘plan written into our hearts by God’ (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Stable married couples are the hope of the Church and wider society, says Shrewsbury bishop

Anthony Hopkins plays Fr Gary Thomas in the film The Rite

Sites dedicated to the occult and witchcraft are exposing young people to demonic influences, says Fr Gary Thomas

Photos of Holocaust victims are displayed in the Hall of Names in the Holocaust History Museum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem (CNS photo by Debbie Hill)

Ten Catholic heroes of the Holocaust

As International Holocaust Remembrance Day approaches, Simon Caldwell tells the remarkable stories of 10 lesser-known heroes

Government is scrambling to build 10ft-high barriers to stop a repeat of the Baghdad massacre in October

Brothers to seek a miracle for founder

Brothers to seek a miracle for founder

The Christian Brothers hope to find a second miracle for the canonisation of Blessed Edmund Rice

A statue of the Virgin Mary which allegedly weeps miraculous tears of oil has been moved from a house to a nearby church because of stream of pilgrims

Think tank warns MPs of dangers of US suicide law

Legal assisted suicide has lead to “doctor-shopping” in Oregon, a study for the new think-tank Living and Dying Well has claimed