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Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Connor arrives in Ranchi, east India, to streets lined with welcomers

Jubilation at new academy

St Joseph’s College in Trent Vale, Staffordshire, celebrates becoming an academy

Sir Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate from 1999 to 2009, visits the Oratory School to run a workshop on creative writing

Children celebrate Candlemas

Pupils, parents and staff attend candlemas celebration at Stonyhurst College

Archbishop Nichols hosts reception for new and departing private secretaries

Pupils study risks of alcohol

Year 8 pupils at St Ambrose College learn about agonies of alcohol abuse

Students at St Bede’s College in Manchester have been selected to play for the England rounders squad

Blind tenor treated Italians to an aria at an event put on by the charity Sermig

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Bishops celebrate friendship

Catholic and Anglican bishops lead service in Bishop’s Cleeve, Gloucestershire