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Neil Slattery and Matthew Biney talk to young Ambrosians (Photo: Johnson Carter)

A former football thug and a former drug addict revealed the secrets of their transformation into modern missionaries

Harriet Harman MP enjoys a cup of tea at Cafod’s event to ‘refresh the call for global justice’    (Photo: Ellen Teague)

Cafod hosts a parliamentary event called Tea Time for Change at Westminster

Worth Abbey church in Crawley, West Sussex, is re-opened after a year-long refurbishment project    Patricia Lotery

Worth Abbey, one of the finest examples of 1960s church architecture, is re-opened after a year-long refurbishment

Pilgrims walk the Holy Mile at Walsingham                                (Photo: Antonia Moffat)

Pilgrims gather at shrine

Second national Divine Mercy Pilgrimage took place in Walsingham on Saturday

Archbishop Bernard Longley dedicates a plaque to Sir Edward Elgar at St George’s church, Worcester

Plaque is blessed at St George’s church, Worcester

Archbishop Peter Smith with three of the recipients of the Benemerenti medal (Photo: Lucia Egbe)

Archbishop Peter Smith visits the parish of English Martyrs, Walworth, on the first anniversary of his becoming Archbishop of Southwark

World Youth Day pilgrims gather for media training                                                        Photo: Mazur/

Media training days were held in Liverpool and London to prepare young British pilgrims for World Youth Day in Madrid

Children standing in the ‘ogee’ arches around the Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral  (Photo: Ted Blackbrow)

Six children at Orwell Park School, Suffolk, are treated to a day at Ely Cathedral

Baroness Morris of Bolton was guest of honour at Stonyhurst College’s prize-giving this year. In her address to pupils she urged them to ignore the negative press politicians receive and to participate in politics (Photo: Dawn Johnson)

Baroness Morris of Bolton addresses pupils at Lancashire school

The eight Cardinal Wiseman School students selected to go to Malawi (Photo: Leonie Aldrick)

Pupils at Cardinal Wiseman School have been fundraising for projects in Malawi, including Bunda School and Kasina Health Clinic, for over four years