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View of the Mont-Saint-Michel surrounded by water

The French island was isolated following exceptionally high tides

Catherine of Aragon: Henry's lawyers used Ockham

The copy of work on the theories of William of Ockham was found in a National Trust building

Britain is the first country in the world to introduce the legislation (PA)

The House of Lords has defeated an attempt to block the legislation

ISIS militants in Mosul (PA)

Assyrian Christians appeal for help after at least 90 people were abducted from villages in the north-east of the country

Cardinal Nichols (PA)

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has released a letter ahead of this year’s general election

Syrian refugees near the Turkish border (CNS)

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Assyrian Christians were taken after militants attacked villages

St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

Rome on high alert with Islamic State just 300 miles from Italy

Fr Alexis Prem Kumar SJ

Fr Alexis Prem Kumar SJ was abducted by Taliban gunmen in June last year

Pope Francis and Chancellor Merkel met in the Vatican on Saturday (PA)

The German chancellor traveled to the Vatican to discuss the upcoming G7 summit with the Pope

Women pray during a mass lead by Pope Tawadros II last week (PA)

The names of the martyrs will be entered into the Church’s calendar, Pope Tawadros II has announced