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MPS have proposed new sex education guidelines (PA)

Catholic Education Service backs call for schools to regularly consult parents on sex education programmes

A man is comforted as he mourns the murder of the  Egyptian Coptic Christians by ISIS terrorists (PA)

Egypt bomb ISIS targets in Libya

Two waves of air strikes targeted training camps and weapon storage areas

Pope Francis (PA)

Pope Francis invited to visit Scotland

Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland issued invite during Vatican meeting

Michele Ferrero

Michele Ferrero is said to have named Ferrero Rocher after a sacred grotto in Lourdes

Pope Francis (CNS)

Vatican representative vows to remain in Libya in solidarity with Catholic community

A mother of one of the victims holds her son's picture in the village of el-Aour near Minya, south of Cairo, Egypt (Photo: PA)

Militants declaring loyalty to Islamic State in Libya single out Rome as a target

Bishops and cardinals take part in last October's family synod (AP)

Organisers say initiative ‘is not a survey or poll of Catholic opinion’

A portrait of St John Ogilvie by Peter Howson. The painting is in Glasgow's Catholic cathedral

St John Ogilvie was hanged in 1615 for celebrating Mass

Pope Francis (CNS)

Francis addresses College of Cardinals ahead of closed session in the synod hall

A still from the film (Photo: CNS)

American bishops ask priests to promote ‘the beauty of God’s design for loving relationships’