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Pilgrims throng Cuatro Vientos as a fire truck passes among the crowd waiting for the Pope Benedict XVI (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

Vigil is interrupted by a fierce gale

Pupils at Coloma Convent Girls School perform the much-loved musical (Photo: Donna Allen)

More than 300 girls took part in the three-night run

Photo exhibition marks papal visit anniversary

Clifton Diocese is staging a photographic exhibition to celebrate the Holy Father’s historic state visit to Britain last year

Children assemble for a week of fun with the Canonesses (Photo: Sister Moira)

Sisters bring fun to Essex estates

About 150 children enjoyed drumming, stunts and circus tricks and learned about science and crafts

Priest celebrates 25th anniversary of ordination

Fr Charles Briggs celebrated his silver jubilee of ordination to the sacred priesthood on Tuesday August 2

Fr Brian McGinley, Philip Jones, Sir Michael Perry, Canon John Moran, Fr Dominic Cosslett and Debbie Liggins are pictured outside Worcester Cathedral (Photo: Peter Jennings)

Blessed John Henry Newman’s sublime poem The Dream of Gerontius, set to music by Sir Edward Elgar, was performed in Worcester Cathedral

The rosary procession to Walsingham Priory grounds leaves the conference site                                                                          Photos: Adrian Cummins

The five-day New Dawn conference had visitors from Europe, Russia and Africa

Cardinal O'Brien delivers the homily at the church of the Sacred Heart, Laureston, Edinburgh  (Photo: Paul McSherry)

Cardinal pays tribute to priest

Fr Chris Boles celebrates a thanksgiving Mass marking 11 years of service

Bishop Lang celebrates Mass at the priory           Photo: Bradley Lane and Nichola Trott

St James Priory re-opens

Bristol’s oldest building, the St James Priory, has re-opened following a £4.4 million restoration

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