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If only someone like Dolores Hope could act as official censor at the BBC

A censor would not have to be Catholic; just someone who can tell the difference between laughter and obscenity

Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/09/11

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

Julia Bradbury and Matt Baker, presenters of Countryfile

The BBC takes on the cold and the rain so you don’t have to

Pope blesses the crowd at the end of his general audience this morning (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 24/08/11

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

Ann Widdecombe spent 10 weeks as a contestant on the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing (PA photo)

Retired MP and Strictly star says BBC religion coverage has ‘improved vastly’ since Aquil Ahmed took over two years ago

Rageh Omaar pictured in the Blue Mosque in Istanbul

The Koran is believed to be the immutable word of God, and so, unlike the Bible, cannot be seen historically

Rageh Omaar at Mecca: he treats his subject fairly

Can contemporary Muslims reconcile history with a model of revelation that claims to be ahistorical?

The licence fee funds all of the BBC's output, not just the programmes we choose to watch (Clara Molden/PA Wire)
Terry Pratchett stands outside the Houses of Parliament (Lewis Whyld/PA Wire)

The German medical profession accepted ‘assisted dying’ for compassionate reasons in the 1920s. Then came the 1930s

Sir Terry Pratchett, a campaigner for assisted dying, has early onset Alzheimer's (PA photo)

Sir Terry’s message last night was relentless: ‘why can’t we be allowed to die like this in Britain?’