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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

St. Peter's Basilica in Rome (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Doctors, activists, clergy and academics will gather for a medical conference in Rome to look at the role of conscience in healthcare for mothers

'How many people who aren’t terminally-ill and are contemplating suicide, consider themselves a burden on their families?' (PA)

If assisted suicide is legalised we must hope doctors don’t share Polly’s point of view

Bishop Williams urges doctors to respond to a consultation about the guidelines (PA photo)

Bishop says GMC’s draft guidelines do not have a ‘balanced’ view of faith

Thorbjørn Jagland, the Norwegian general secretary of the Council of Europe, addresses the assembly (AP Photo)

New move to restrict rights of conscience

Europe’s leading human rights group considers moves to stop doctors refusing to be involved in abortions