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Top player returns to school

Fergus Mulchrone, pictured with current St Ambrose rugby captain James O’Rourke

Catholic rugby player visits St Ambrose College in Cheshire

New DVD celebrates nurse

Sylvia Wright her sold her possessions and travelled to India in 1982

A new film about a former Leeds nurse, Sylvia Wright OBE, has been launched on DVD

Archbishop Nichols welcomes ex-Anglican bishops

Archbishop says Catholics in England and Wales are ‘privileged’ to be part of such a unique moment in Church history

Bishops’ conference issues guide to the ordinariate

Fr Marcus Stock, general secretary of the bishops’ conference, confirms ordinariate will be formally created this week

Pope visits children’s hospital

AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano

Pope Benedict XVI brings toys, books and sweets for children at Rome’s Gemelli hospital

Archbishop Longley among members of new evangelisation council

Archbishop Bernard Longley (Mazur/

Archbishop of Birmingham joins heavyweight team of prelates including Cardinal Pell, Cardinal Ouellet and Cardinal Levada

Children of Shrewsbury diocese pray with Mary

Year 6 children from St Mary’s primary school in Congleton join in Marian prayer

Children at St Mary’s primary school at Congleton in Cheshire start year of prayer for Mary

Triumph for boy soprano

Duncan Carter, soprano, is pictured with the St Ambrose school choir

A chorister at St Ambrose College in Cheshire wins the Bishop’s Award from the Royal School of Church Music

Leading actor speaks at dinner

Timothy West, left, is pictured with Fr Alan Robinson, new chaplain of CaApa

Catholic Association of Performing Arts celebrates annual festive dinner with actor Timothy West CBE as guest of honour

Monitors raise cash for heroes

Picture shows, left to right: James Channer (with his trophy), Digby Walker, Brigadier David Madden, Mr Matthew Torrens-Burton and Angus Duncan

Digby Walker, head monitor of Ampleforth College in Yorkshire, has handed over a cheque for £4,257.12 for the Help the Heroes appeal