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Nigel Farage (Photo: PA)

Ukip policies are mostly either sensible or profoundly right. So until the Tories come to their senses I shall be voting for them

A priest holds an image of Our Lady of Aparecida in the Brazilian shrine (CNS)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 20/03/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Maria Miller addresses the House of Commons on same-sex marriage Photo: Press Association

Maria Miller tells Church all registrars must solemnise same-sex marriages

Benedict XVI and Archbishop Gänswein at this morning's general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 06/02/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Home Secretary Theresa May said she supported the Bill as a practising Anglican (Photo: PA)

The marriage Bill has opened a chasm between its supporters and opponents

Bishop Philip Egan (Photo: Mazur)

Bishop Egan issued the warning after MPs voted in favour of the legislation by a sizeable majority

Benedict XVI with the then Serbian president Boris Tadic at the Vatican in 2009 (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 05/02/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

David Cameron is setting up a cabinet level task force to combat Islamic extremism (Photo: PA)

He has thrown away his authority as Tory leader over an issue utterly irrelevant to the nation’s problems. Is he mad?

MPs will debate the Bill at its second reading next Tuesday (Photo: PA)

Here we publish the bishops’ conference briefing in full

Michael Gove                Photo: PA

An official has said that any decision about sacking teachers who refuse to teach about same-sex marriage, ultimately rests with Strasbourg and not the Government