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Tony Drewitt-Barlow and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow say they may sue the C of E (PA)

Why is it up to the secular courts to decide what the Church of England does?

The Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, marking the bombing on August 6 1945 (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 06/08/13

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A page showing President Reagan's edits to his 'Evil Empire' speech (AP)

It was the détente policy dismantled by President Reagan which had placed us in danger: rearmament and confrontation which made us safe

Mary Beard, insulted by journalists and trolls alike (PA)

Twitter trolling is part of a wider debasement of the national conversation

Daniel Pelka (PA)

For the sake of a quiet life how often are we prepared to let things pass that we know to be wrong?

Pope Francis blesses pilgrims at yesterday's Angelus (AP)

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People queue outside a job centre in central London (PA)

Catholics who support proposed benefit reforms should not be shunned

Bradley Manning faces 'a grotesquely long prison sentence' (AP)

Both have practised civil disobedience in the national interest: but that is in the highest traditions of their national culture

GK Chesterton takes a stroll in Brighton, England, in 1935 (AP)

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The mattress Daniel Pelka was forced to sleep on (West Midlands Police/PA Wire

The recent horrific deaths of children may be connected to the abandonment of natural law