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Catholic Herald View: We are witnessing a great betrayal of Iraqi Christians

Our Christian Adams cartoon on the plight of Christians in Mosul

When is silence from Western leaders a shrewd political strategy and when is it simply cowardice?

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 23/07/14

An Iraqi Christian woman who fled Mosul sits in a church in Telkaif (CNS)

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Would you set up a ‘little oratory’ in your house?

'There is one right way to set up an oratory but that individual family oratories should communicate your own faith'

An energetic new book offers a helpful guide to praying at home

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/07/14

Mar Behnam Monastery, near Bakhdida in northern Iraq

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

This is what we must do to avoid looking cruel in the assisted suicide debate

A banner opposes the Assisted Dying Bill outside Parliament (@CNKAlliance)

What I learned from talking to passers-by outside Parliament as peers debated the Assisted Dying Bill

Where is the humanity at the MH17 crash site?

A piece of the plane with the sign "Malaysian airlines" lies in the grass as a group of Ukrainian coal miners search the site of a passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine (PA)

Why were no representatives of the Church in the field praying for the dead?

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/07/14

Pope Francis waves as he arrives for the Angelus yesterday (AP)

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The blinded photographer, assisted suicide and ‘the sin against life’

Hugues de Montalembert: 'Why, during or after what I went through, did I never contemplate suicide?'

A photographer’s haunting memoir sheds new light on the Assisted Dying Bill

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/07/14

Bishops from around the world celebrate Mass in Gaza's only Catholic parish church (Mazur/

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

I’m so glad I didn’t have to discuss the Assisted Dying Bill with my terminally ill mother

Parliament is discussing the Assisted Dying Bill today (PA)

A concert pianist explains how his experience as a carer led him to reject the Assisted Dying Bill