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Mrs Bruce sought to change the law following revelations that some British doctors had agreed to requests to abortions because of the unborn child’s gender (PA)

Fiona Bruce’s amendment to the Serious Crime Bill has been voted down by the Commons

Jesuit Father Alexis Prem Kumar of India (CNS)

Jesuit Father Alexis Prem Kumar, who was kidnapped in June last year, was freed after intervention by the Indian government

A depiction of St Gregory of Narek

10th-century Armenian mystic, poet and monk St Gregory of Narek to be a Doctor of the Universal Church

A vote of Fiona Bruce MP's amendment will take place in the House of Commons today (PA)

The Trades Union Congress sent an email to MPs to ask them to oppose an amendment to the Serious Crime Bill today

St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

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

Fiona Bruce MP

Fiona Bruce reacts angrily to claims by BPAS that a ban will encourage men to batter their pregnant wives and girlfriends

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

Steven Woolfe said that the party stood for Judeo-Christian values and patriotism (PA)

‘Aquinas teaches that patriotism is a virtue’, says north-west MEP