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Former government minister and star of Strictly Come Dancing has been named envoy of Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need

Japanese bishops announce the establishment of an emergency centre to co-ordinate humanitarian aid

Archbishop Nichols celebrates Mass at Westminster Cathedral to mark the arrival of the Torch of St Benedict

Prince visited St Columba’s College in St Albans, Hertfordshire

The Insatiable Moon, a low-budget Kiwi film written and produced by a Catholic writer, opens at Leicester Square

New Hall school introduces new ‘buddy’ scheme in which the oldest students work alongside the youngest

World Book Day celebrated with a ‘read-in’ at St Benedict’s junior school in west London

The Oratory School near Woodcote, Berkshire, hosts Rugby Sevens weekend with 13 teams from across the country

Veteran teacher gains prize

An 86-year-old Irish dancing teacher receives award at the 2011 Manchester Irish Festival

Pippa O’Riley, pupil at New Hall school in Chelmsford, Essex, wins Maths gold medal