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Christian activist Mona Makram Obeid speaks at a session in parliament after the approval of the new constitution (PA photo)

Three Coptic bishops strongly criticise document, saying it is shaped by Sharia law

Bishop Fellay, superior general of the SSPX (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Fellay made the comment during a two-hour talk in Canada

The wax figure of Don Bosco contains the saint’s relics and is carried in a glass casket

The tour, which starts in Glasgow, fulfils the saint’s wish to visit Britain

Archbishop Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

The church where the Masses took place will be entrusted to Britain’s ordinariate

Benedict XVI gives his blessing following the Urbi et Orbi address yesterday (AP)

Pope says Christians should ask: ‘What would happen if Mary and Joseph were to knock at my door?’

Benedict XVI addresses the Curia in the Clementine Hall at the Vatican (Photo: CNS)

Benedict XVI gave annual pre-Christmas speech to the Curia today

Pope Paul VI (Photo: PA)

The Italian pope, who reigned from 1963 to 1978, will now be known as ‘Venerable’

Pro-lifers at a vigil in Dublin earlier this month (Photo: PA)

Bishops respond to government plan to legalise abortion in limited circumstances

Benedict XVI celebrates Mass at St Patrick parish in the eastern suburbs of Rome (Photo: CNS)

Benedict XVI says Christians cannot collude with anything that undermines ‘noble vision of human destiny’

Archbishop Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Müller says members have often ‘sacrificed a great deal to be true to their consciences’