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Relic of St James the Great displayed at Reading Abbey  (Photo: Leigh Hatss)

Relic returns to Reading

Hand of St James the Great is venerated at St James’s church in Reading

Ian Scott is the second-ever Scottish Grand Prior of England    Photo: Philippa Leslie

Order of Malta elects Grand Prior

Ian Scott of Ardross has been elected 57th Grand Prior of England

Supporters of the Passage gather in Westminster Abbey’s gardens to raise money for the homeless (Photo: Sheila Smith)

Annual Passage party is a success despite the rain

David with his newly shaven head surrounded by his classmates    (Photo: Simon Carter)

Student honours late father

A teenager has his hair shaven off to raise money for cancer and leukaemia research

Bishop Thomas Burns with the medal-winning parishioners in Presteigne, Powys                       (Photo: Monica Oliver)

Bishop Thomas Burns of Menevia presents St David’s medals at a church in Presteigne, Powys

Jennifer, John Flynn and Rachel Flynn at the Newmarket stables (Photo: John Kenny)

About 20 Norwich Catenians, together with family and friends, learn about the breeding and training of racehorses at Newmarket

John Scanlon with his wife Gail (Photo: Tom Bigwood)

Two new deacons for Clifton

Bishop Declan Lang has ordained two men to the permanent diaconate

School pupils at St Benedict’s perform Skellig (Photo: Marek Nalewajko)

St Benedict’s summer show is a hit

Skellig, the summer production at St Benedict’s School in Ealing, west London, enthralled its audience

Pupil Daniel Bailley with children at Bunda school                    (Photo: Leonie Alldrick)

Students reach out to Malawi

Pupils and staff from Cardinal Wiseman School, Coventry, returned to Britain after a successful mission in Malawi

A Somali refugee girl waits for her turn to collect water at a refugee camp in Kenya (CNS photo/Thomas Mukoya, Reuters)

Benedict XVI tells pilgrims that Jesus was setting an example when he miraculously multiplied loaves and fishes