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The statue of Our Lady of Walsingham is held aloft during a Year of Mercy pilgrimage attended by Cardinal Nichols (Photo: mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

A collection in September will help the national Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in its efforts to raise £10 million

Cardinal Nichols celebrating Mass
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The Archbishop of Westminster has told clergy Mass is ‘not the time for priests to exercise personal preference or taste’

A pilgrim holding a rosary raises her hands as she walks on her knees at Fatima (CNS)
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Chicago Archbishop Blase J Cupich  (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World)

Archbishop will have significant influence over future episcopal appointments in the United States

Pilgrim holds a candle as she prays at the grotto at the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

A pilgrimage director has dismissed claims that Lourdes pilgrims will suffer following Britain’s withdrawal from the EU

Demonstrators rally in London on June 24, 2016, in support of immigrants after Britain voted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum. (Kyodo)
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Thanks to social media, Britons are becoming enclosed in virtual echo chambers (AP)

However loud you are on social media your vote is worth no more than those who say nothing

Orthodox patriarchs and primates at the Orthodox Academy of Crete last week (CNS)
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Under assisted suicide laws in other jurisdictions, doctors would prescribe lethal medication (PA)

The doctors’ trade union voted by 198 to 115 to maintain its current position

Jacob Rees-Mogg speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, (PA)
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