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Mgr Peter Brignall, cathedral dean and vicar general of the diocese, is to be ordained bishop in September

Bishop Roche (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

The Yorkshireman has also been raised to the level of archbishop

Greg Burke pictured this week in Rome (CNS photo/Chris Warde-Jones)

Greg Burke will bring extensive experience of print and television journalism

Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski, prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education

Cardinal says ‘the strongest candidates grow in hostile environments’

The official Year of Faith logo (CNS)

Pope will concelebrate Mass with surviving Vatican II Fathers at start of Year

Men ordained to the diaconate in Westminster Cathedral (Photo: Mazur)

Number of priestly ordinations expected to almost double in two years

Mgr Robert Mercer with Mgr Keith Newton, left, and Auxiliary Bishop Alan Hopes of Westminster

Ordinariate priests honoured by Pope

Former Anglican bishops given the title monsignor

A screenshot of Martha's NeverSeconds blog

Martha Payne’s blog raised enough money for a new kitchen in Malawi, but it worried council officials

Benedict XVI appoints Lancashire-born former bishop to lead it

Life Fertility Care may be forced to close if new GMC guidelines are approved

A pro-life charity will be forced to close its fertility care services if new medical guidelines are approved