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Mark Greaves

Mark Greaves is news editor at The Catholic Herald

Booming reform group is still an enigma

Jean Riordan

A Call to Action is growing at an amazing rate, but do even its members know what it really stands for?

Aston Villa donates kit to champion team of Mother Teresa orphans

The Aston Villa strip (Photo: PA); below, some of the Asco Villa players

Children at orphanage in Ethiopia to be kitted out in claret and blue

Superheroes unite in support of writer with prostate cancer

Actors send their messages of support

Stratford Caldecott inspires Twitter campaign led by Hulk star Mark Ruffalo

Vocations to priesthood and religious life kept steady last year

Three men ordained as priests by Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Figures show a rise in vocations since the early to mid-2000s

Priest in Pope Francis-style downsizing appeals for funds

The Crowdfunder appeal

Manchester priest is raising money to turn presbytery into community centre

Cardinal O’Brien allegations to be investigated by Vatican’s former chief prosecutor

Then Mgr Scicluna at a prayer service for victims of abuse in St Peter's Basilica (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Scicluna to visit Edinburgh next week

Former rector of the English College is appointed bishop

Mgr Nicholas Hudson and Cardinal Vincent Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Mgr Hudson, appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, to emulate Pope’s ‘radical simplicity’

Ukrainian bishop urges Europe to step up sanctions against Russia

Bishop Borys Gudziak, eparch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Eparchy of Paris

Bishop Gudziak said the EU should show it is ‘serious about what it stands for’

G K Chesterton ‘breaks mould of conventional holiness’, says Cause investigator

Canon John Udris (Photo: Mark Greaves); below, Chesterton with George Bernard Shaw, left, and Hilaire Belloc (Photo: PA)

Canon Udris says writer was not conventionally devout but offers a model of humility

Former Maryvale academics set up evangelisation school at Abbey

Buckfast Abbey

School of the Annunciation will be based at the Benedictine Buckfast Abbey in Devon