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Enda Kenny has promised 'swift action' following a study group's report (Photo: PA)

Government likely to introduce legislation to allow abortion in limited circumstances

Norman Lamb, Lib Dem MP and care minister (Photo: PA)

Archbishop Smith had asked the Department of Health to launch an inquiry in September

Patrick Noonan

Aid worker kept in chains for three months in Sudan was offered freedom if he converted to Islam

Cardinals greet new Cardinal Tagle after he received the red hat at St Peter's (AP)

The College of Cardinals now has 120 members eligible to vote in a conclave

Tributes to Savita Halappanavar in Dublin (Photo: PA)

Bishops say in statement that death of Savita Halappanavar has ‘stunned our country’

Pope Benedict XVI's new book, Jesus of Nazareth – The Infancy Narratives

Jesus of Nazareth – The Infancy Narratives will be published in hardback and cost £12.99

London's Supreme Court, set up in 2009

Nearly 200 former pupils of St William’s school in Yorkshire are claiming damages

Archbishop Antonio Mennini (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

The Bill, to be introduced in the Commons in January, is the sixth attempt to legalise assisted suicide in a decade

Pope Benedict and, right, Andrea Riccardi, an Italian government minister, pictured during the visit (Photo: AP)

Benedict XVI says he is ‘an elderly man visiting his peers’ during visit to a home run by the Sant’Egidio Community

John McAreavey, left, and Mickey Harte, his late wife's father, at her funeral last year (Photo: PA)

John McAreavey, 28, says ‘without my faith, God knows where I would be’