A TV documentary showing Craig Ewert, a motor neuron disease sufferer, marked the first time footage of an assisted death - including the moment of death - has been broadcast in Britain. It has provoked an intense debate.
Faith leaders "should shout from the rooftops that AIDS is not a punishment from God but a medical condition which is preventable", the former leader of South Africa's Anglican church, Archbishop Njongo Ndungane, has declared.
British Quakers will join others in marking the seventieth anniversary of the first train carrying Jewish children away from Nazi persecution to leave Berlin on 1 December 2008. They played a significant role in this evacuation.