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Those who sign up to the register will reportedly be subject to Government-specified training (Mazur/

A report by the Daily Telegraph claims the proposal is part of the Government’s anti-extremism strategy

The Catholic bishops have cautioned against extending opening hours on a Sunday (PA)

Spokesman for the Bishops of England and Wales says further deregulation would be a mistake

HMP Wandsworth in London (PA)

Bishop Richard Moth said that British prisons are overcrowded and under-resourced

Members of the Philippines military carry bodies of their colleagues who died in deadly clashes with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (CNS)

A 12-hour gun fight between Islamic rebels and government troops took place earlier this week

Vatican bank (AP)

The Italian government has held the funds for more than three years

Eritrean migrants in Lampedusa

Bishops’ Conference criticise decision not to support migrant rescue services in the Mediterranean

Relatives of 43 missing students celebrate Mass in Chilpancingo, Mexico (CNS)

Archdiocese of Mexico City calls for a ‘reconstruction of the country’ in response to the disappearance of 43 trainee teachers

A  flag with the word 'Vergogna' (disgrace) in Lampedusa after last year's disaster (AP)

Apostleship of the Sea ‘disappointed’ at Foreign Office’s position on search and rescue

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community gather for humanitarian aid at the Syria-Iraq border  (AP)

Tornado jets to fly to Iraq to take part in reconnaissance missions to help humanitarian mission

Delivered at Birmingham International Airport on Sunday, 19 September 2010