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Anna Arco

Anna Arco is chief feature writer for the Catholic Herald.

Ordinariate comes to life in Holy Week

Mgr Newton, the Ordinary, with newly received members of the ordinariate at St George’s Cathedral, Southwark                            © Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham

Nearly 1,000 members of new ordinariate start life as Catholics after Holy Week receptions

Vatican appoints new Archbishop of Cardiff

Bishop Stack at a reception after last year's Red Mass

Bishop George Stack has been appointed to lead the Welsh archdiocese

Bishop calls for ‘offensive’ posters to be removed

Bishop Arthur Roche

West Yorkshire Playhouse refuses to back down over controversial advert

New ambassador to the Holy See appointed

Nigel Baker is to be the Queen's new Ambassador to the Holy See

The Government announces Mr Nigel Baker will replace Francis Campbell as British ambassador to the Holy See

Appeal court rules against Cardinal Vaughan parents

The High Court in London (Anthony Devlin/PA)

Parents’ group promises to fight on in dispute with Westminster diocese

Catholic bloggers of the world, unite!

Catholic bloggers of the world, unite!

You have nothing to lose by accepting the Vatican’s invitation to talk

Pope sends top cardinal to Ivory Coast amid fears of civil war

Refugees carry their possessions on their heads in Ivory Coast as they flee from escalating violence    AP Photo/Marco Chown Oved

Pope Benedict XVI pleads for peace in the country and says he has sent Cardinal Turkson as an envoy

New nuncio to Britain seeks dialogue with non-believers

Archbishop Mennini speaks at the Mass of Welcome in his honour at Westminster Cathedral (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

In an interview with the Herald, Archbishop Mennini says he wants a ‘friendly’ dialogue with all sides of British society

‘Beer has something to teach Christians’

J Wilson says that beer and alcohol are often viewed negatively by Christians in the US

Anna Arco talks to J Wilson, the beer enthusiast who is following the example of Bavarian friars by consuming nothing but alcohol in Lent

Pope makes former Anglican bishops monsignori

The three former Anglican bishops at their ordination to the priesthood in January (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

The three first clerical members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham have been granted the title of monsignor