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Pope Francis (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope spoke to a group of healthcare professionals from Spain and Latin America

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Ontario (CNS)

The bill, which is likely to be sent back for amendments, would legalise assisted suicide

Pro-life supporters carry a banner during the annual National March for Life on Parliament Hill in Ottawa (CNS)

Thousands took part in the annual National March for Life in Ottawa

The woman was self-harming and suicidal (Photo: PA)

The woman was given a lethal injection after battling severe psychiatric problems

Nikki Kenward of Distant Voices: 'The psychiatric profession is letting people down'

The number of mental health patients killed by euthanasia in the Netherlands has quadrupled from 13 to 56 in the last four years

Canada’s House of Commons in Ottawa

The legislation sets out conditions under which seriously ill and dying adults may seek medical help to end their lives

Pro-euthanasia demonstrators call for France to follow the example of the Netherlands (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

Such a procedure, outlined in the Journal of Medical Ethics, would allow medics to remove a patient’s heart before they died

'It is a great moral evil, actively to kill a patient' (PA)

It is perfectly legitimate for doctors and nurses to let nature take its course, and let people die in peace

Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto (CNS)

Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto has called on compatriots to write to politicians and ask them to ‘protect the vulnerable’

Consensus about our shared values is breaking down (PA)

An unpleasant populism is sweeping across Europe and beyond