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Hugues de Montalembert: 'Why, during or after what I went through, did I never contemplate suicide?'

A photographer’s haunting memoir sheds new light on the Assisted Dying Bill

Baroness Masham of Ilton speaks against assisted suicide.

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

Bishop Philip Egan

Bishop Egan says Falconer Bill would usher in a ‘catastrophic collapse of respect for human life’

Baroness Hollins: 'Lord Falconer’s Bill does not try to address even the most obvious safeguarding questions'

Lord Falconer’s proposed change to the law will be debated next week

Lord Falconer will present the Bill to the House of Lords on Friday July 18

A guide to the harder-to-grasp aspects of Catholic news stories

Archbishop Mennini, apostolic 
nuncio to Great Britain (Photo: Mazur)

Archbishop Mennini expresses concerns in speech to Bishops’ Conference

It is extraordinary that this little word 'insulting' which can be interpreted according to the whims of those who feel 'insulted'

After unjust incidents of police interfering with free speech, thank goodness common sense is to prevail

The Archbishop of Canterbury said he regularly deals with he dealt with issues of child sex abuse  (PA)

The contribution of the Anglican bishops was feeble: what are they there for?

The House of Lords  rejected Lord Dear's wrecking amendment by 390 votes to 148 (Photo: PA)

Protection for religious organisations and individuals is imperative, bishops insist

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he cannot support the Bill in its current form (PA)

The Government’s Bill will weaken society, the archbishop said