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Is the number of people joining the ordinariate ‘close to 800’ or ‘an estimated 900’?

Over 4,700 took part in Rite of Election ceremonies in dioceses around England and Wales, including about 800 members of the ordinariate

Man vows to fast on beer during Lent

An American blogger has promised to follow the tradition of Bavarian monks who drank only strong beer during Lent

Priests will use ‘cheap but worthy’ interim Missals for three months after the new Order of Mass is introduced but before the full Missal is published

Bishop Kieran Conry says wearing of ashes is a ‘wonderful’ chance for people to show their commitment to Christ

‘We want to be outward-looking’

The head of the world’s first ordinariate tells Anna Arco that the new structure will have a powerful missionary drive

Secretary of liturgy committee says new text won’t provoke the same negative reactions in Britain as in Ireland and America

In 1970 Fr Joseph Ratzinger signed a petition that suggested the Church re-examine the obligation of priestly celibacy, according to a German newspapaer

Networks such as Facebook are tools for preaching the Gospel, Pope Benedict XVI says in message for World Communications Day

Archbishop Vincent Nichols preaches at ordination Mass: Full text of his homily