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Brothers inspired by faith help flood victims with garden fete

Matthew Watchorn is pictured on the left with schoolfriends enjoying a tombola and fete to raise money for victims of the flooding 
in Pakistan, while in the background adults enjoy a cup of tea and some cakes baked by Susie Watchorn, the boys’ mother

Two young Catholic brothers organise garden fete to raise money for the Pakistan disaster appeal

Old boys remember Fr Persons

The Martyrs Mass inside the chapel (Photograph: Ryan Day)

Dozens of former students and friends of the English College in Valladolid join seminarians to celebrate founder Fr Robert Persons

Canon Christopher Tuckwell attends launch of Rosary CD

Canon Christopher Tuckwell and members of the Westminster Cathedral Rosary Group are pictured in St Pauls Bookshop at the launch of a double CD of all 20 mysteries. For more information visit

Westminster administrator attends launch at St Pauls Bookshop

Catholic homeschoolers remember saints

For All Saints, Catholic homeschooling families in St Teresa’s school in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, dressed up as famous saints. From left, Elizabeth Hamilton as St 
Elizabeth of Hungary, Emily Byrne, and Angela Byrne as St Angela Merici

For All Saints Catholic families in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, dressed up as famous saints

Lord Acton, anti-apartheid campaigner, dies aged 69

Lord Acton

Lord Acton was born on July 30 1941. He died on October 10 2010, aged 69

Catholic women back heroes

The Ripon canteen or ‘hut’ for service personnel, known as the English mother hut

Catholic Women’s League of England and Wales raise £81,000 for the charity Help for Heroes

Sisters collect £163,000 after sale of rare baseball card

Sister Virginia Muller, treasurer for the Atlantic-Midwest province of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, displays a photocopy of a T206 Honus Wagner baseball card (Photo: CNS)

Card of baseball star Honus Wagner, the ‘Flying Dutchman’, was bequeathed to the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Baltimore

Castro attends opening of first new seminary in Cuba for 50 years

A statue of Christ seen outside Cuba's new San Carlos and San Ambrosio Seminary (CNS photo/Desmond Boylan, Reuters)

Last Havana seminary was taken over by the government in the early days of the country’s Communist regime

Crusade carries faith into public square

In a light shower, members of the Catholic Police Guild carry the statue of Our Lady on a bier past Harrods and later, below, Dom Cuthbert Brogan gave Benediction

Rosary Crusade of Reparation led by Abbot of Farnborough, Dom Cuthbert Brogan OSB

Makeni Warriors rejoice

The Makeni Warriors, a combined schools rugby team, beat the Swaziland Jackals

Catholics students from Merseyside, Sierra Leone, Botswana and Swaziland played at a rugby festival on the Wirral