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Archbishop Smith, chairman of the bishops' Department for Christian Responsibility and Citizenship (Photo: Mazur/

Department of Health says it will not launch an inquiry into the Liverpool Care Pathway despite plea from archbishop

Daily readings: October 21 – 27

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Is 53:10-11; Ps 33; Heb 4:14-16; Mk 10:35-45 or 10:42-45

October 19 2012

Print edition 19.10.12

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The Tower of London (Photo: PA)

St Philip Howard (October 19) wrote spiritual works while he was imprisoned

Bishop Fisher: 'Age must not be a criterion of health care distribution' (Photo: PA)

In a lecture Bishop Anthony Fisher says cost-cutting may lead to a compromise on basic moral principles

Bishop Audo pictured in 2008 (CNS photo/Paul Jeffrey)

Bishop Audo told MPs and peers in London that Syria’s Christians could ‘go the way of [Christians in] Iraq’

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn (Photo: CNS)

Over the next decade the archdiocese will merge 660 parishes into 150, each one served by three to five priests

Pope Benedict XVI at his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

Benedict XVI urges faithful to become more familiar with the Nicene Creed

Archbishop Bernard Longley, Bishop Michael Campbell and Bishop Kieran Conry at the English College in Rome (Photo: Mazur/

Full text of Archbishop Bernard Longley’s address to the synod in Rome