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The Court of Appeal sits at the Royal Courts of Justice (PA)

Is that why the Church has so far been silent on the case the appeal court is considering? The judges have to decide whether the existing law on the status of the ‘foetus’ makes sense

The High Court ruled that a woman with learning disabilities had the right to decide the fate of her unborn child (Photo: PA)

It is too easy to assume that someone who is dependent on others is incapable of making a meaningful life choice

It’s also saying that brain-damaged and demented people just cost too much: what’s happened to medical ethics?

A professor has suggested in the BMJ that hydrating and feeding dementia patients ‘skews’ resources

Prayers are said every year at the state opening of Parliament (PA photo)

Clive Bone’s success at the High Court shows that Britain has started to lose its Christian identity

The High Court said that Eunice and Owen Johns should not foster children because they believe homosexuality is wrong (Ellen Branagh/PA Wire)

We know about the European Constitution: what has the High Court done to ours?

Pope Benedict XVI welcomes European Parliament president Jerzy Buzek to the Vatican (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, pool)

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Adoption agency renews fight to stay open

Catholic Care appeals after Charity Commission twice rejects application to assess only married heterosexuals and single people as adopters