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Print edition 17.02.12

Print edition 17.02.12

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Students defy pro-abortion motion

Students at University College London will defy a motion which forces pro-life societies hosting discussions on abortion to invite a pro-choice speaker.

Bishop Gassis celebrates Mass in exile in Kenya in 2005 (CNS photo by Deacon Greg LaFreniere, Long Island Catholic)

Bishop Gassis says people in his diocese are dying from starvation and a government bombing campaign

Mgr Keith Newton presides at a service marking the first anniversary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham (Mazur/

Ordinariate members had hoped for final approval within two years

The Pontiff pictured at today's general audience (PA photo)

Pope says there is no future without children

Benedict XVI also urges support for large families at weekly general audience

A delegation of British Ministers pictured with Archbishop Nichols in Rome (Photo: Cabinet Office)

Archbishop of Westminster says intolerance is preventing believers from contributing to Britain

The flags of the Holy See and Great Britain

Statement issued after official visit to Rome by delegation of British Ministers

A woman holds an enlarged stamp of Nicholas Nickleby from the Royal Mail’s stamp issue marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens (PA photo)

The night Dickens had a Marian vision

As we celebrate 200 years since Dickens’s birth William Oddie recalls the writer’s uncanny vision of a woman in blue

Ramsgate treasures saved for Church

Monstrance and chalice among items that will be returned to Pugin’s church in Ramsgate

Lawyer Jeff Anderson represented the plaintiff (AP)

Lawyer for the Holy See says claim was ‘a misuse of judicial process’