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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

Fr Gordon Williamson of St Mary’s church presents Sandra Standage with a cheque (Photo: John Kenny)

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul receives a donation from the Norwich Catenians

The Chaldean Choir is based at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Acton, west London. The choir was the idea of the late Bishop Andraos Abouna, who served as a chaplain in London before he was appointed an auxiliary bishop of Baghdad. Bishop Abouna founded the choir when he took over the Iraqi Catholic mission in 1991

The Chaldean choir in Acton, west London, founded by Iraqi Bishop Andraos Abouna, marks 10th anniversary

Participants in the weekend of prayer pictured with the Sisters of St Mary of Namur (Photo: Eamon Hamilton)

Associates were welcomed into the British Province of the Sisters of St Mary of Namur during a weekend of prayer in Harrow, north-west London

Archdiocese of Boston opens Cause for canonisation for Fr Joseph Muzquiz, one of the first Opus Dei members to begin apostolic activities in America