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Mark Greaves is news editor at The Catholic Herald

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

Vocations to religious life have tripled within just eight years

Missionaries of Charity at Westminster Cathedral (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Vocations to religious life in England and Wales are at their highest level since 1995

Vatican accountant arrested for alleged fraud

Mgr Scarano (Photo: PA)

Mgr Nunzio Scarano was already suspended from his duties because of an earlier investigation

Vatican cardinal urges British Catholics to make friends with people of other faiths

Cardinal Tauran meets Sikh leaders in Birmingham (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Cardinal Tauran makes remark while visiting England to meet Sikhs, Jains and Hindus

Archbishop of Canterbury meets Pope Francis for the first time

Pope Francis and the Most Rev Justin Welby (Photo: PA)

Pope Francis says Catholics and Anglicans must work together to defend marriage