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Pope Francis poses for a photo with a group of nuns after his weekly general audience (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/10/15

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

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez (PA)

Gov Jerry Brown has not indicated whether he will sign the bill that would legalise assisted suicide in the state

Protesters stand outside the Houses of Parliament in London as MPs debate the Assisted Dying Bill (PA)

Parliament is unlikely to debate another Bill on the issue for years to come

The House of Commons has voted on the Assisted Dying Bill (PA)

Rob Marris presented his private member’s Bill in the House of Commons today

Edward Leigh MP addresses the House of Commons

Follow our live blog for regular updates on today’s debate

Author Atul Gawande tackles our confused thinking about mortality

Death is not always ‘a terrible tragedy’

Death in old age is a natural process which we must all eventually face

MPs will debate a Bill legalising assisted suicide in Britain on September 11 (PA)

The champions of the Assisted Dying Bill are desperately hoping that Britons will remain ignorant of the euthanasia horror stories emerging from Europe

The Assisted Dying Bill will be debated on September 11 (PA)

Nearly 80 doctors have written to the Daily Telegraph to express their concerns ahead of House of Commons debate

A supporter of physician assisted suicide outside the Supreme Court in Washington in 2005 (PA)

Prof William Toffler, a leading Oregon doctor, has said that ‘the sick and ageing deserve better’

Cobi Luck

Another disturbing report from the Low Countries shows where state-sanctioned killing leads