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Mark Greaves

Mark Greaves is news editor at The Catholic Herald

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

Ushaw ‘masterpiece’ on display for the first time

Franz von Rohden's Crucifixion, painted in 1854. A full version of the painting is below

Painting was kept in a closet for 30 years

Simplified questionnaire on family life draws big response

A screen shot of the simpler version of the questionnaire

One diocese’s survey draws 1,600 responses even though it is only available on request

About 5,000 people have filled in online survey, says bishops’ official

Archbishop Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop Nichols says aim of survey is to ‘refresh’ the Church’s pastoral tradition

Bishops urge Gove to drop admissions cap for new academies

Michael Gove, the Education Secretary (Photo: PA)

English and Welsh bishops agree to ‘resist any pressure’ to establish such schools

Religious life is dying out in Europe. But it’s surging in England and Wales. Here’s why

A Sister makes her final profession (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Vocations to religious life in England and Wales have tripled in just eight years. Here are four reasons why