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A relative of Samuel Walham, one of 21 Copts beheaded by ISIS last year, weeps (Photo: AP)

We cannot ignore this genocide

Until the murderous persecution of Christians by ISIS is recognised for what it is, its perpetrators cannot be brought to international justice

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

Edward Leigh MP addresses the House of Commons

Follow our live blog for regular updates on today’s debate

The debate will take place on September 11 (PA)

Cardinal Vincent Nichols said that assisted suicide is ‘contrary to human dignity’ in a statement yesterday

The Houses of Parliament (PA)

Nearly 80 doctors have written to the Daily Telegraph to express their concerns ahead of House of Commons debate

'The Little Sisters of the Poor provide the best answer to Rob Marris’s bill' (CNS)

There are very good reasons to oppose Rob Marris MP’s proposed legislation, but the argument must be deepened

Cardinal Nichols (PA)

Cardinal Nichols urged people not to fall for ‘great lie’ of assisted suicide during homily for the Day for Life

The Bill will be debated in September (PA)

The House of Commons will debate a new assisted suicide Bill on September 11

'The most significant political, moral and social battle in 50 years is lurking on the horizon' (Photo: PA)

For the first time in my life I am voting Labour. This is why…

HMP Wandsworth in London (PA)

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