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The Archbishop of Canterbury, second right, arrives for the synod vote (PA)

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu is the latest high-profile figure to come out in favour of changing the law (PA)

We’re running out of cash to care for a rising number of elderly people. That is why we are talking about ‘assisted dying’

Abortion has threatened doctor's consicence rights. Won't assisted suicide do the same? (PA)

Cases such as Dr Chazan’s should make us think twice

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

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

There is much confusion about Church teaching ahead of the Synod (CNS)

We are in such an atmosphere of uncertainty that even Jane Fonda can love the pope because she thinks he hates dogma: something has to give

Islam's reformers? (AP)

How can we help Islam reform when so many western commentators do not understand Christianity?

Cardinal George Pell of Sydney (CNS photo/Daniel Munoz, Reuters)

Pope Francis cannot lead the Church effectively without an effective Curia to carry out his wishes

Benedict XVI celebrating Mass in 2012 (CNS)

Seven years ago Benedict XVI’s motu proprio liberated the traditional Latin Mass from all restrictions

An actor plays Frédéric Ozanam in an advertisement promoting the Society of St Vincent de Paul's work

An experience at a hospital has made me realise just how extraordinary the Society of St Vincent de Paul really is

Worshippers at a Catholic church in Taiyuan, China (CNS)

One day the superpower will be Christian, and Communism just a distant memory