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Bishops urge faithful to mark Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II (Chris Jackson/PA)

Parishes asked to pray for Queen on Trinity Sunday

Teenager saves life of baby

Naa Kai used her first-aid skills to revive a one-year-old boy               Norman Hayden

Sixth-former at East London Catholic school used first aid skills to save the life of a 14-month-old baby

New centre blessed by archbishop

Archbishop Longley celebrates a Mass of Thanksgiving for John Paul II’s beatification

Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham blesses new John Paul II centre at Bicester

Cardinal Martino invests new knights and dames

Grand Prior Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino invests John Bruton as a Knight (Photo: Peter Holland)

Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino and Archbishop George Stack of Cardiff concelebrated Mass at Westminster Cathedral

First major study of Catholic governors launched

Dr Christopher Storr presents his new book, Serving Two Masters? at the Institute of Education

Dr Christopher Storr’s launches book Serving Two Masters? at the University of London’s Institute of Education

University chapel is blessed

Archbishop Nichols blesses the new chapel (Photo: Diocese of Westminster)

Archbishop of Westminster blesses chaplaincy chapel at Cambridge that has undergone half a million pounds worth of building work

Sport foundation launched in memory of pope

Archbishop Nichols and Mgr Feltzman at the launch of the John Paul II Foundation for Sport

John Paul II Foundation for Sport is launched a year after the venture was first announced by Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to Britain

Liturgy association holds its AGM

Solemn Mass is celebrated at St Mary Magdalen, Brighton  Photo: Christopher Francis

The Association for Latin Liturgy holds annual meeting at parish of St Mary Magdalen, Brighton

The Catholic Herald holds first evening of Friary Talks

The Catholic Herald held its first evening of Friary Talks on Wednesday October 19. Its guest speakers were Nadine Dorries, MP for Mid-Bedfordshire, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith and Matthew Sturgis. Topics included pre-abortion counselling, St Augustine, and Rome as the heart of Christianity. The talks were followed by questions and drinks

MP Nadine Dorries, theologian Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith and author Matthew Sturgis speak at first Herald talks

Pope gives medal to ex-student

Cardinal Burke confers the award on Fr Twomey in Rome  (Photo: Terry Pender)

Benedict XVI has awarded the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice medal to Fr D Vincent Twomey, SVD, professor emeritus of moral theology in Maynooth