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Justice Secretary Chris Grayling (PA)

Chris Grayling’s decision to allow prison governors to ban books from being sent to their inmates is unforgivable

The Law Society has made proposals which would make it possible for Muslims to commission English solicitors to draw up 'Sharia compliant' wills (PA)

Our democracy is built on the fundamental principle that we are one nation and that there is one law for everyone

Jimmy Carter wrote to Francis about women's status in the Church (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/03/14

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

Francis greets the faithful at the end of the general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 26/03/14

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

Secrets of the Vatican aired last night on Channel 4 (CNS)

Secrets of the Vatican asks some worthy questions but makes sweeping statements at points

Blood stains on the floor of the Jesus Joy church in Kenya as police officers attend the scene (PA)

The recent attack on the Jesus Joy Church, which left at least six people dead, is thought to be the work of Al-Shabaab

'Our country is so permeated by what one commentator calls "the banal culture of death" that things regarded an abomination elsewhere are greeted here with a shrug'

Revelations that hospitals incinerated the remains of unborn children have generated international revulsion but the reaction in the UK has been muted

Fr Hans Zollner SJ, a member of the new commission, meets Pope Francis

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/03/14

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

Bishop Egan: 'we must exercise discretion, respect others and their privacy'

Bishop Philip Egan is right: we have to speak the truth – but always with love

Pope Francis and Father Luigi Ciotti, founder of the Italian anti-Mafia group Libera, participate in a prayer service for Mafia victims (CNS)

Pope Francis has made clear that we will live with the consequences of our actions forever