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A person prays in Our Lady of Fatima Church in Poza Rica, Veracruz (AP)

Parishioners reject claims Fr Alejo Nabor Jimenez and Fr Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz had been drinking with their killers

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope offered prayers for Sister Isabel Sola Matas during the canonisation Mass for Mother Teresa

Durant police surround Rodney Earl Sanders after his initial appearance in municipal court where he was charged with two counts of capital murder in the slayings of Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

The nuns’ order has said it opposes the death penalty and said the sisters’ murders do ‘not demand revenge’

Sister Margaret Held, 68, a member of the School Sisters of St Francis in Milwaukee, and Sister Paula Merrill, 68, a member of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky (CNS)

A man has been charged with two counts of capital murder in the killing of Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill

The lethal injection facility at San Quentin State Prison in California (PA)

The bishops released a statement to coincide with the launch of the Yes on 62 campaign

Bishop of Mendi, Donald Lippert

Bishop organising anti-sorcery meeting says nuns have been ‘threatened, stoned and burned’ while trying to help victims

Fr Rossi was a professor of spirituality at the Pontifical Gregorian University where

The body of Fr Lanfranco Rossi was found near a retreat centre in Zagarolo, 21 miles south of Italy’s capital

Pakistani volunteers carry a student injured in the shootout at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen (PA)

Catholic Church has joined the chorus of condemnation of the deadly attack by Taliban

David and Theresa Yeates laying flowers at Longwood Lane, Failand, where their daughter Joanna's body was found Photo: Ben Birchall/PA Wire)

The details of the case have been distressing: surely the jury can hear these in private?