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Cafod sends off ‘gappers’

Five youngsters put off university to work for Cafod in Africa

Friends donate painting

Birmingham Oratory given portrait of Blessed Pope Pius IX

Caldey Island, by Christopher Howells, sheds light on Cistercian life just off the coast of Pembrokeshire, Wales

Singer revisits Hildegard

One-woman show about St Hildegard of Bingen, the 12th-century abbess, tours Scotland

Tom and Luke Vaz cycled for 12 days through challenging terrain to raise money for the South East Cancer Help Centre

The Bishop of the Forces inspects new recruits in Yorkshire

Pope meets Israeli president

The two men expressed hope that the renewal of talks in Washington would lead to ‘lasting peace’

The Passage, the centre for homeless people in central London, held its summer party in the College Garden of Westminster Abbey

Priest abseils for charity

Fr Jim Mulligan says abseiling challenge is ‘not in the least brave’

Thousands pray in front of relic in Killucan, Co Westmeath