Latest news and analysis: Euthanasia call goes to High Court; Scots soldier laid to rest; Miracle at Knock? Big Society and charities

Paralysed man asks High Court for right to be killed but dangers of request are great.

http://www.christian.org.uk/news/paralysed-man-asks-high-court-for-right-to-be-killed/

Scots bomb disposal hero Corporal Jamie Kirkpatrick, 32, who saved hundreds of lives, was laid to rest today All Saints Parish Church in Llanelli, Wales, after being killed in Afghanistan. A bedtime story lovingly recorded the soldier for his daughter was played at his funeral yesterday.

http://news.scotsman.com/news/Church-hears-tragic-Scot39s-bedtime.6430515.jp

Can the Pope bring God back to Europe, asks Nick Spencer

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/07/20/benedicts_crusade

‘Big society’ relies on the charity sector, but how will it deliver?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/joepublic/2010/jul/20/big-society-charities-deliver-funding-crisis

Cuba dissidents told Spain exile arranged by Catholic Church muddles US asylum.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iVPebTlUtPG8jl5B0VGjhyAlkhqwD9H31FFG0

Miracle at Knock claim sent to Vatican, woman with MS says she was cured.

http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Miracle-at-Knock-claim-sent-to-Vatican-98729084.html

Miraculous cancer cure in St Louis, US, could lead to canonisation of Blessed William Chaminade Marianist founder.

http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/miraculous-cancer-cure-in-st.-louis-could-canonize-marianist-founder/

Fr Patrick Peyton, a Baltimore priest whose popular radio and television programs promoted family prayer, is a step closer to sainthood.

http://www.catholicreview.org/subpages/storyarchnew.aspx?action=8458

Church indicts Goa government for shielding drug traders.

http://sify.com/news/church-indicts-goa-government-for-shielding-drug-traders-news-national-khvnuccebbj.html

Abuse victims set to meet Northern Ireland leaders.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-10706862

American priest removed from priesthood for abuse.

http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=6961e

Cardiff councillor’s Scientology tweet goes to watchdog.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-10709956

Vienna archdiocese has ruled a confessional cannot be turned into a sauna after ‘Satanic’ bid.

http://austrianindependent.com/news/General_News/2010-07-20/3687/Confessional_box_auction_offline_after_’satanic’_bid

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