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Martin Humphries with head girl Jane Hammond and head boy Ben Cornwall

Football kits bound for Africa

St Joseph’s College sixth-form students are to pass on football kits, boots, bags of footballs, training nets and posts to street orphans in Sierra Leone

Participants in the fifth annual Aquinas dinner at St Benedict’s School in Ealing, West London

RE department of St Benedict’s School, Ealing, hosts Aquinas dinner in honour of the patron saint of theologians

A nun prays at a penitential vigil at Rome's St Ignatius church, held for participants of the symposium (PA photo)

Mgr Scicluna says existing canon law should be used to punish Church leaders who are negligent

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

Edward Leigh says that Christians have found an ‘oasis of relative calm’ under the ‘nasty’ regime

Exorcist Fr Gabriele Amorth (CNS photo/Daniele Colariet i, Catholic Press Photo)

Exorcist Fr Gabriele Amorth claims that papal blessing released two men from possession

Bishop Angaelos and Archbishop McDonald with the book   (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Leaders launch new book

Archbishop Emeritus Kevin McDonald and Bishop Angaelos launch book containing joint statements issued by Catholic Church and Oriental Orthodox churches

Archbishop Smith pictured at his installation at Southwark (Photo: Mazur)

Archbishops will also issue a pastoral letter about the importance of marriage to society

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archdiocese will take part in a Europe-wide pilot scheme in Lent

Sister Elizabeth Burgess, centre, is pictured after her solemn profession at St Cecilia’s Abbey in Ryde, Isle of Wight

Sister makes solemn profession at Cecilia’s Abbey in Ryde, on the Isle of Wight

From left to right: Mgr John Broadhurst, Ronald Crane, Jackie Ottaway, Mgr Keith Newton, Fr Mark Woodruff and Mgr Andrew Burnham celebrate the first birthday of the Portal magazine in Gordon Square, central London

Portal magazine is to become the official publication of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham