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Relic returns to Reading

Relic of St James the Great displayed at Reading Abbey  (Photo: Leigh Hatss)

Hand of St James the Great is venerated at St James’s church in Reading

Order of Malta elects Grand Prior

Ian Scott is the second-ever Scottish Grand Prior of England    Photo: Philippa Leslie

Ian Scott of Ardross has been elected 57th Grand Prior of England

Garden party raises £20,000 for the homeless

Supporters of the Passage gather in Westminster Abbey’s gardens to raise money for the homeless (Photo: Sheila Smith)

Annual Passage party is a success despite the rain

Student honours late father

David with his newly shaven head surrounded by his classmates    (Photo: Simon Carter)

A teenager has his hair shaven off to raise money for cancer and leukaemia research

Bishop awards parishioners St David’s medals

Bishop Thomas Burns with the medal-winning parishioners in Presteigne, Powys                       (Photo: Monica Oliver)

Bishop Thomas Burns of Menevia presents St David’s medals at a church in Presteigne, Powys

Norwich Catenians attend the Newmarket races

Jennifer, John Flynn and Rachel Flynn at the Newmarket stables (Photo: John Kenny)

About 20 Norwich Catenians, together with family and friends, learn about the breeding and training of racehorses at Newmarket

Two new deacons for Clifton

John Scanlon with his wife Gail (Photo: Tom Bigwood)

Bishop Declan Lang has ordained two men to the permanent diaconate

St Benedict’s summer show is a hit

School pupils at St Benedict’s perform Skellig (Photo: Marek Nalewajko)

Skellig, the summer production at St Benedict’s School in Ealing, west London, enthralled its audience

Students reach out to Malawi

Pupil Daniel Bailley with children at Bunda school                    (Photo: Leonie Alldrick)

Pupils and staff from Cardinal Wiseman School, Coventry, returned to Britain after a successful mission in Malawi

Don’t forget Africa’s famine victims, says Benedict XVI

A Somali refugee girl waits for her turn to collect water at a refugee camp in Kenya (CNS photo/Thomas Mukoya, Reuters)

Benedict XVI tells pilgrims that Jesus was setting an example when he miraculously multiplied loaves and fishes