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Mark Greaves is news editor at The Catholic Herald

Shrewsbury vicar general appointed as Bishop of Portsmouth

Bishop-elect Egan, right, with the Shrewsbury vocations director Fr Jonathan Mitchell (Photo: Philip Chidell)

Mgr Philip Egan, vicar general of Shrewsbury diocese, will replace Bishop Hollis, who is retiring

Archbishop Nichols praises Phyllis Bowman as ‘apostle of life’

Lord Alton, Jerry Canty, Ann Widdecombe and Lord Nicholas Windsor in Westminster Cathedral (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archbishop gives homily at memorial Mass at Westminster Cathedral

Ordinariate returns £1m grant to charity after ruling

The donation was intended to keep the ordinariate afloat in its early days  (Photo: Mazur)

Charity Commission rules that donation by Anglo-Catholic charity was invalid

Council lifts ban on nine-year-old blogger raising money for Mary’s Meals

A screenshot of Martha's NeverSeconds blog

Martha Payne’s blog raised enough money for a new kitchen in Malawi, but it worried council officials

Holy See establishes ordinariate in Australia

Benedict XVI appoints Lancashire-born former bishop to lead it

Leading ex-Anglican scholar to be ordained a Catholic priest

Members of the ordinariate on pilgrimage in Rome in February (Courtesy of the Personal Ordinariate)

John Hunwicke is among 21 men to be ordained a priest for the ordinariate this year

Vatican welcomes ‘encouraging’ SSPX response

Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior of the Society of St Pius X (CNS photo)

Vatican spokesman confirms that the response has been received and marks a ‘step forward’

Former Anglican bishop turned Catholic priest is star of anti-apartheid musical

Fr Mercer, centre, with Mgr Keith Newton, left, and Bishop Alan Hopes (Photo: Personal Ordinariate)

Fr Robert Mercer’s stand against apartheid was dramatised in a pop musical in South Africa

Vatican tells SSPX: your response is not good enough

Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior of the SSPX, ordains a priest in Econe, Switzerland (Photo: CNS)

Holy See has asked the SSPX to resubmit its response to preamble issued in September