Bishop sorry for debt
An English bishop has apologised to his flock after admitting that his diocese is more than £10 million in the red. Bishop Patrick O'Donoghue of Lancaster said the money was borrowed to pay for diocesan bureaucracy from money earmarked for use by parishes. Page 3
Iraq 'chin war'
A Chaldean bishop in Iraq has said that the risk of civil war must "not be underestimated" in the wake of the destruction of one of the most important Shia mosques in the country. Bishop Shlemon Warduni described the incident as an attack "against God, civilisation and man". Page 5