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Cathedral hosts art exhibition

Maria and Child, a stained-glass work by Greg Tricker

Art historian Sister Wendy Beckett opens an exhibition of work by Greg Tricker at Gloucester Cathedral

Historic celebration at Minster

Catholics participate in the Extraordinary Form Mass at York Minister (Photo: LMS)

Hundreds of Catholics attend an Extraordinary Form Mass in York Minster for the first time since the Reformation

Parents delighted at baptism in Toronto of fourth child

Fr Bernard Vellozo baptised James Alexander Shaw on Sunday, February 27, at the Church of St Boniface 
in Toronto. James is the fourth child of Christine and Richard Shaw. Richard, a former assistant editor of 
The Catholic Herald, is doing a doctorate on early Christian Anglo-Saxon England at the University of 
Toronto. The godparents were Professor Alexander Andrée (pictured left), and his wife, Åsa (pictured right)

Richard Shaw, former assistant editor of The Catholic Herald, sees his fourth child baptised in Toronto

Teenager excels at design

Kate Woodcock-Fowles has secured a place at Central St Martins College

Talented pupil from South Yorkshire wins a place at the most prestigious fashion and art college in the country

Manchester pupils rewarded with water park trip

Pupils from St Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe during their three hour canoeing experience

Pupils visit Debdale Water Park for a three-hour canoeing experience

St Barnabas Society pledges large sum to ordinariate

A scene at Westminster Cathedral when the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham was established in January Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk

As former Anglicans prepare to be received into the Church for the ordinariate, the St Barnabas Society pledges money for its clergy

Cafod fears humanitarian crisis in Ivory Coast

Smoke rises up in a part of  Abidjan a day after the conflict's victor Alassane Outtara called for violence to cease      PA

The Catholic aid agency issues a hard-hitting statement in the wake of violent conflict in the West African country

Nun writing meditations for Pope says she wanted to give a voice to abused children

Pope Benedict XVI leads the traditional Way of the Cross at the Colosseum in Rome (CNS photo/Stephan Crasneanscki/ courtesy of CBS)

Cloistered Augustine nun tells Vatican Radio that the problem is ‘much vaster’ than the clerical abuse crisis and ‘regards all humanity’

Murdered leader is honoured

Wilson Chowdhry pictured with the group who met for the interreligious meeting

Members of the British Pakistani Christian Association commemorate the death of murdered Pakistani minister Shahbaz Bhatti

A new play hails Pope John Paul II

Actors in The Quality of Mercy taking a break during a rehearsal

Oxford Oratory parishioners are staging a play in honour of John Paul II