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Mgr Keith Newton, Cardinal William Levada and Bishop Alan Hopes meet the Pope at the Vatican last Friday                                      (Photo courtesy of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham)

Mgr Keith Newton met Pope Benedict XVI last week in a private audience at the Vatican

Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York is leading the visitation of Ireland's seminaries (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

Mgr Hugh Connolly says reports alleging that the seminary may close are ‘without foundation’

Anthony Hopkins stars as an exorcist in the forthcoming film The Rite (CNS photo/Warner Bros.)

The star of The Rite tells the Catholic Herald that being an atheist must be like living ‘in a closed cell with no windows’

Deacons being ordained at Westminster Cathedral (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Document issued by Bishop Michael Campbell says deacon is priest’s ‘closest collaborator’

Bishop Richard Moth, the bishop responsible for mental health (Photo: Mazur)

Bishops distribute money from Day for Life collections of 2008 and 2009

New seminarians at Allen Hall, Chelsea, with Archbishop Vincent Nichols

This year 56 men entered seminary in England and Wales

The New Humanist was critical of the papal visit to Britain

London meeting follows ‘rowdy’ public debate

Archbishop Wuerl will be in charge of setting up the US ordinariate (Photo: PA)

Archbishop Wuerl has been appointed to lead efforts to establish an Anglican Ordinariate in the US

William Holman Hunt's Light of the World, together with a lantern designed to go with the painting (Photo: PA)

Bishops’ conference to send out 3,000 images and candles as a legacy of the visit

(Photo: PA)

Meeting with elderly residents of St Peter’s Residence in Vauxhall, London, the Pope emphasised the ‘unique gift’ of life, ‘from conception to natural death’