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Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs in the Scottish government, visits the offices of Sciaf in Glasgow on August 31. She has announced a £2.2m package of support for Scottish charities

Scottish Culture Secretary visits Sciaf

Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary, visits offices of Catholic charity in Glasgow

Fr Gregory Carling was ordained at St Hugh’s Charterhouse, Parkminster, on Wednesday August 31. Bishop Kieran Conry celebrated the ordination Mass, assisted by Bishop Richard Moth (Photo: Fr Tim Finigan)

Bishop ordains priest at Parkminster

Joy as Fr Gregory Carling is ordained at St Hugh’s Charterhouse

A student from St Paul’s Catholic High School with a boy at the Thai Children’s Trust

Students visit Thai children

Year 11 students from Manchester help out at a children’s charity in Thailand

Joseph Farrelly was made a Knight of St Gregory in 1989

Lives remembered: Joseph Farrelly

Joseph Farrelly, KCSG, was born on March 10 1917. He died on August 31 2011, aged 94

A client at St Wilfrid’s Drop-in Centre, Sheffield, eats a gourmet meal (Photo: Helen Lowry)

Drop-in centre visitors enjoy gourmet cuisine

St Wilfrid’s drop-in centre in Sheffield serves its visitors with smoked trout, venison and lamb cutlets

Fr Ted Rogers SJ pictured with Pope John Paul II                                                                           (Photo: Paddy Kearney)

Jesuit returns to Britain after 51 years

Fr Ted Rogers worked in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe for half a century but is returning because of his health

Benedict XVI greets the crowd at his general audience at Castel Gandolfo (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Benedict XVI: art is a doorway to God

Art can ‘push us upward’ towards heaven, says Pope at weekly general audience

The last WYD Mass with the Diocese of Ciudad Real, celebrated near the the famous windmills of Campo de Criptana. About 10,000 people were present

James Kelliher of the Diocese of Westminster describes an unforgettable experience

Kevin Bradley and Zdenek outside St Wilfrid’s Centre, Sheffield

Centre helps migrant to return home

Charity is busy returning conned migrant workers to their home countries in eastern Europe

Pupils at Farnborough Hill School in Hampshire celebrate. Ninety per cent of all results were at A* to B and 72 per cent at the top two grades of A* and A (Photo: Claire Duffin)

Schools across the country record their best ever results