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Pope discusses Vatican II with former students

Pope Benedict XVI leads a meeting with his former doctoral students

The Pope’s former doctoral students were addressed by Archbishop Koch

Newman’s feast day will be October 9

The sculpture of Cardinal Newman at the London Oratory (Mazur/www.thepapalvisit.org.uk)

Pope Benedict XVI will make the announcement during the beatification Mass next month

Newman’s belongings to go on display in Birmingham

A 19th-century bust of Cardinal Newman is cleaned using a laser by conservator Veronika Vlkova Antoniou at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. The bust is by Richard Westmacott the younger

Exhibition will include the cardinal’s robes, hat, a pot of his quill pens, and a shell engraved with the Immaculate Conception

Skateboarding priest becomes a hit online

Hungarian Fr Zoltan Lendvai says his skill with a board can help bring teenagers back to the Church

Birmingham Oratory Brother sent to South Africa

Apostolic Visitor calls for Oratory ‘to be allowed to continue its work without hindrance’

Cor ad cor loquitur: what does the papal visit motto really mean?

A document bearing Newman's coat of arms with the tag Cor ad cor loquitur beneath (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

It’s time to end the dispute over the meaning of Cardinal Newman’s tag

‘It is good that the Pope is coming’

The Very Rev Dr John Hall hopes that Pope Benedict will have an ‘opportunity to talk about the centrality of Christianity within our understanding of the nation’ (Photos: PA)

The Dean of Westminster Abbey tells Huw Twiston Davies that he is looking forward to welcoming Benedict XVI

Lawsuit against Holy See is dropped

Lawyer Jeff Anderson at a news conference announcing a lawsuit against the Salesian order and the Holy See. The case is brought by a Californian man who alleges he was abused by a priest in the 1960s (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Vatican welcomes the end of the lawsuit while stressing its condemnation of the ‘horror’ of clerical child abuse

Devotional notebook of Thomas Weld discovered in archives of Sussex convent

Devotional notebook of Thomas Weld discovered in archives of Sussex convent

The diary of a wealthy recusant from the 18th Century has resurfaced at a Visitation Convent

Bristol school closes after student numbers dwindle

The Sisters of Mercy, who own the Bristol school, said they could no longer keep it viably as a Catholic school