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The king honoured the Welsh martyr St Winefride after placing himself under her protection

Prof William Toffler, a leading Oregon doctor, has said that ‘the sick and ageing deserve better’

Fr Bashar Kthea, a Syriac Catholic priest, is ministering to more than 1,700 families in a camp near Irbil

European bishops’ commission expresses relief at Greece staying in the eurozone but calls for EU project to press ahead

Cardinal Nichols launches appeal for every parish to set up an evangelisation team

German politicians will be granted a vote on a number of bills aimed at changing the law on doctor-assisted death by November

French, German and Italian bishops have issued formal statements in response to migration crisis

Fresh from a tough stint at the BBC, Lord Patten was asked to help overhaul another media operation crying out for change – the Vatican’s. He seems haunted by the possibility of failure

Sister Annie Demerjian has described the killing of members of a Christian family after shells hit their home

Aid to the Church in Need say 5,000 Catholics have been killed in one diocese alone