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Mark Greaves is news editor at The Catholic Herald

Scotland unveils marble chair and altar

Stonemason Neil Reid works on a lectern, or ambo, to be used by the Pope in Glasgow                (Danny Lawson/PA)

Stonemason says he is working ‘flat out’ to finish the project in time for papal Mass at Bellahouston Park

Choirs prepare for papal Masses

James MacMillan says he hopes the new setting is 'appropriate to the text and the way the drama of the Mass unfolds'

The new Mass setting by James MacMillan is complete and available to listen to online

Teachers make papal chair

The 8ft chair is made of white ash and will be fitted with stained glass panels

The chair will be used by Pope Benedict XVI at the beatification of Cardinal Newman

Firm selling papal visit hoodies calls police over anti-Catholic abuse

An image from the website of Catholics with Attitude

Staff at Catholics with Attitude said they were stunned by the messages

Salford diocese launches iPhone app

The Diocese of Salford has launched an iPhone app updated daily with Mass readings, a thought for the day and a saint of the day

Cameron drops plans to reform Act of Settlement

David Cameron has abandoned plans to reform the laws of succession. Critics of reform say it would lead to the disestablishment of the Church of England and undermine the monarchy (PA photo)

Ancient law that forbids Catholics or anyone married to a Catholic from becoming monarch will not be challenged by the Government

Archbishop: put morals before profits

Archbishop: put morals before profits

Catholic leader urges banks to learn from their mistakes as Chancellor unveils tough budget

Leeds bishop plans to almost halve number of parishes

Bishop Arthur Roche of Leeds has announced a programme of church mergers and closures that will cut the number of parishes in his diocese almost by half