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Tributes to Savita Halappanavar in Dublin (Photo: PA)

Bishops say in statement that death of Savita Halappanavar has ‘stunned our country’

Pope Benedict XVI's new book, Jesus of Nazareth – The Infancy Narratives

Jesus of Nazareth – The Infancy Narratives will be published in hardback and cost £12.99

London's Supreme Court, set up in 2009

Nearly 200 former pupils of St William’s school in Yorkshire are claiming damages

Archbishop Antonio Mennini (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

The Bill, to be introduced in the Commons in January, is the sixth attempt to legalise assisted suicide in a decade

Pope Benedict and, right, Andrea Riccardi, an Italian government minister, pictured during the visit (Photo: AP)

Benedict XVI says he is ‘an elderly man visiting his peers’ during visit to a home run by the Sant’Egidio Community

John McAreavey, left, and Mickey Harte, his late wife's father, at her funeral last year (Photo: PA)

John McAreavey, 28, says ‘without my faith, God knows where I would be’

The appointment of the Rt Rev Justin Welby was confirmed this morning (Photo: PA)

Archbishop Nichols says he looks forward to working with Archbishop-elect Welby

A reliquary at Blessed Pope John Paul II's beatification ceremony in St Peter's Square (Photo: CNS)

Piece of cassock soaked in a vial of the late pope’s blood is being flown from Ireland today

A poster outside a Catholic church in Maryland (Photo: CNS)

Six states have already legalised same-sex marriage, while 30 states have passed laws prohibiting it

Pope Benedict XVI greets pilgrims at his weekly general audience today (Photo: AP)

Instead the Pope is giving £600,000 in aid and sending a cardinal to visit refugees in Lebanon