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A boy at St Michael's school in Tanzania. The photo is taken from the BBC documentary Abuse: Breaking the Silence (BBC/Blakeway Productions)

Fr David Myers, head of the Rosminians in Britain, issues apology for sexual and physical abuse by priests in the 1960s

Bishop Drainey of Middlesbrough (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

McAuley College Academy was to be built on the grounds of an existing Catholic school but would not be Catholic

Cardinal Wuerl addresses the US bishops (CNS photo/Stephen Brashear)

Cardinal Wuerl says ordinariate could be established by the end of the year

Bishop Ambrose Griffiths led the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Ambrose Griffiths has died aged 82

The Pugin St Cuthbert's chapel (Photo: Alex Ramsay)

Proposal by Durham University offers hope for future of historic estate

Archbishop Nichols with a couple celebrating an anniversary at a thanksgiving Mass for marriage (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Marriage is not just a private arrangement, says Archbishop of Westminster in an address to 500 married couples

Archbishop Nichols talks to another speaker at the conference (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

His view contrasts with those of Dr Rowan Williams, who this week described the Big Society as a ‘painfully stale slogan’

Fr Hunwicke's last blog post

John Hunwicke says he is closing down the blog after being told that his ordination as a priest in the ordinariate has been ‘deferred’

Cardinal Turkson at Blackfriars, Oxford, after delivering the Cardinal John Henry Newman lecture. Photo: Br Lawrence Lew, OP

Faith and reason are in harmony and are not in competition, Cardinal Peter Turkson has said at a lecture in Oxford

Altar servers kneel during Mass in the Extraordinary Form at the Basilica of St John Lateran in Rome (CNS photo)

The Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei has clarified that female altar servers are not allowed at Extraordinary Form Masses