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Priests give first blessings

Fr Broadhurst, Fr Newton and Fr Burnham give their first blessings as priests at Westminster Cathedral

Four remaining Poor Clares leave convent in Warwickshire after 160 years

Archbishop Longley recalls papal visit at Mass on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin

Archbishop Bernard Longley says he is ‘delighted’ by this year’s Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Nativity Trail

Cardinal: visit will boost faith

Cardinal Keith O’Brien: Pope will remind Catholics in Britain how they should live their faith today

Isle of Man Stamps and Coins commemorates papal visit

Officials from Rome visit Cofton Park, Birmingham

The organiser of the papal visit enjoyed the sunshine at Cofton Park before visiting Cardinal Newman’s private chapel

Pope Benedict XVI made the comment when he placed the pallium over the shoulders of Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham

The papal master of ceremonies and two other Vatican officials tour Birmingham, Glasgow and London to prepare for Pope’s trip