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Mark Greaves is news editor at The Catholic Herald

Bishop Roche presents new Missal to the Pope

Pope Benedict XVI, Bishop Roche and Pierpaolo Finaldi (Photo courtesy of Mr Finaldi)

The Bishop of Leeds told Pope Benedict XVI that the new translation had gone down well in parishes

Cardinal: ordinariate ‘is Pope’s project’

Cardinal Levada speaking in the Throne Room at Archbishop's House, Westminster (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Cardinal Levada urges Catholics to support the ordinariate at a fundraising event in London

BBC is less anti-Catholic under Muslim head of religion, says Ann Widdecombe

Ann Widdecombe spent 10 weeks as a contestant on the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing (PA photo)

Retired MP and Strictly star says BBC religion coverage has ‘improved vastly’ since Aquil Ahmed took over two years ago

Publishers race to print new Sunday missals

A copy of the new Roman Missal seen in Rome last year (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Bishops’ conference has given the go-ahead for three publishers to produce the missals in time for Advent

These are the hands making your Missal

A worker painstakingly places leather tabs and ribbons into each chapel missal (Photo: Pierpaolo Finaldi)

Mark Greaves travels to Italy to witness the astonishing skills involved in the creation of the new Missal that will stand on Britain’s altars

Priest close to Pope calls for mass resignation of Irish bishops

Benedict XVI meets Ireland's bishops in 2010 (CNS photo/L' Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

Fr Vincent Twomey, a former student of Pope Benedict XVI, says Irish Church has been ‘without any leadership’ for 15 years

Ordinariate receives controversial £1m donation

Priests of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham (Photo: Mazur)

An Anglo-Catholic charity has given £1 million to Britain’s Personal Ordinariate – enough to keep it afloat for a year

Minister intervenes in Cardinal Vaughan row

Lord Lexden brought up the dispute over Cardinal Vaughan in the House of Lords (PA wire/Leon Neal)

Government will seek to tighten regulations on school governors to ensure that parents are represented

Ushaw College may become centre for Catholic scholarship

The Pugin St Cuthbert's chapel (Photo: Alex Ramsay)

Proposal by Durham University offers hope for future of historic estate

Archbishop calls Big Society vision ‘an opportunity’

Archbishop Nichols talks to another speaker at the conference (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

His view contrasts with those of Dr Rowan Williams, who this week described the Big Society as a ‘painfully stale slogan’