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The BMA passed the motion by a two-thirds majority, against the wishes of around 1,500 doctors

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Bishop Peter Shao Zhumin was taken ‘on a trip’ by officials and prevented from assuming diocesan duties

Police found the body of the 33-year-old priest on the beach at Dunbar on Friday. The cause of death is currently unknown.

Fr Paddy O’Kane said shorter homilies might encourage families to come back to church

Doctors have criticised the ‘extreme’ proposal, saying it would ‘severely damage’ the reputation of the British Medical Association

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Francis urges priests and bishops to maintain ‘evangelical closeness’ to their flocks

The Pope will also celebrate Mass in Bogota’s Simon Bolivar park that is expected to draw up to a million people

Artefacts are on loan to the Museum of Scotland for a new exhibition about Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites