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Bishop Moth greets new recruits at Catterick centre

Bishop Richard Moth, Bishop of the Forces, inspects new recruits. He said prayers at the passing out parade of Combat Infantryman’s Course 09.16 at the Infantry Training Centre in Catterick, North Yorkshire

The Bishop of the Forces inspects new recruits in Yorkshire

Pope meets Israeli president

(AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

The two men expressed hope that the renewal of talks in Washington would lead to ‘lasting peace’

Hundreds enjoy the Passage garden party

A view of the garden party in the lovely College Garden

The Passage, the centre for homeless people in central London, held its summer party in the College Garden of Westminster Abbey

Priest abseils for charity

Fr Jim Mulligan with abseiling equipment

Fr Jim Mulligan says abseiling challenge is ‘not in the least brave’

Irish faithful venerate the heart of St Camillus

Pilgrims pray before the heart of St Camillus in Killucan, County Westmeath. Up to 3,000 people attended the event

Thousands pray in front of relic in Killucan, Co Westmeath

Bishop celebrates Mass for independent schools

Bishop Thomas McMahon of Brentwood, pictured with Fr Frank Jackson, 
school chaplain and parish priest, and Fr Michael Butler, a governor at New Hall and parish priest of Old Harlow

Bishop Thomas McMahon of Brentwood celebrates Mass at New Hall school in Essex

Pope calls for end to killing in Somalia

Pope Benedict XVI at his weekly general audience yesterday (Photo: CNS/Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters)

Pontiff makes plea after rebels massacre 32 people in Mogadishu hotel

Pop idol to perform for Pope

Michelle McManus, who will perform before the start of the papal Mass in Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park (Photo: Anthony Harvey/PA)

Michelle McManus, winner of the 2003 series of the television show Pop Idol, will sing for the Pope when he visits Scotland

Champagne flows at Ratcliffe school media awards

Charlotte Gregory, head of media studies at Ratcliffe, with some Oscar winners, left to right: Oliver Gent, Edward Stiven, Victoria Grundy, Andrew Harkness, Oscar Wilkie, Benjamin Addison, Liam Griffin, Steven Creasey

Evening was a glamorous affair, with Oscar-themed light display and red carpet

Ella triumphs in poetry

Ella Watts of Mount St Mary’s College, winner of the Simon Powell poetry prize

A talented pupil at Mount St Mary’s College wins prestigious poetry competition