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Archbishop Fulton Sheen (CNS)

Benedict XVI approves heroic virtues of American televangelist

Cardinal Kurt Koch and Dr Rowan Williams attend the service in Canterbury

Pilgrims honour Anglo-Saxon martyr

Christians mark the millennium of the martyrdom of St Alphege

Cardinal Keith O’Brien presides at the ordination ceremony at St Mary’s Cathedral  (Photo: Paul McSherry)

Mgr Stephen Robson was ordained auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh on June 9

Artist Tessa Hunkin puts a finishing touch to the mosaic  (Photo: Hackney Council)

Mosaicist unveils new work

A mosaic artist who spent 10 years decorating Westminster Cathedral has unveiled a new work made by people recovering from drug abuse and mental health problems

Mgr Peter Brignall, cathedral dean and vicar general of the diocese, is to be ordained bishop in September

Bishop Roche (Photo: Mazur/

The Yorkshireman has also been raised to the level of archbishop

Mgr Robert Mercer with Mgr Keith Newton, left, and Auxiliary Bishop Alan Hopes of Westminster

Ordinariate priests honoured by Pope

Former Anglican bishops given the title monsignor

Swiss Guards march after attending a swearing-in ceremony for 26 new recruits (CNS photo)

On three-day holiday the Guards did ‘guard work’ and manual labour in Italy’s earthquake-struck region

The Queen with Benedict XVI in Edinburgh (PA)

Benedict XVI congratulates Her Majesty on her Diamond Jubilee, saying she has offered an inspiring example of a Christian monarch

People demonstrate in support of the Sisters' conference outside Seattle Cathedral

Board of the LCWR says Vatican assessment caused ‘scandal and pain’