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The first members of the Personal Ordinariate are ordained in Westminster Cathedral in January (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

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Hungary's justice minister Tibor Navracsics speaks in the country's Parliament building about the new constitution (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)

The post-Communist country has grasped what is fundamental: a respect for life

Child evacuees from Fukushima Prefecture  arrive at their new evacuation shelter last March (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, poses with the 400-year-old King James Bible (AP Photo/Akira Suemori)

Both translations seek to avoid “Gas Board English” and create a suitable language to express transcendent truths

Blackfriars' chapel in Oxford, where later this month an Evensong and Benediction will be celebrated by the Oxford ordinariate group. Photo: Br Lawrence Lew, OP
Pope Benedict XVI is driven through the crowd gathered for today's weekly general audience (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Cardinal Donald Wuerl is overseeing the creation of a Personal Ordinariate in America

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A priest hears a confession at the hippodrome in Zagreb, Croatia (CNS photo/Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo)

Even preaching about the necessity of confession caused me trouble

Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre, New York, blesses a patient at a hospice in his diocese (CNS photo)

We need a new crusade to fight this secular response and treat vulnerable people with dignity

A Chilean journalist presents a flag signed by the 33 men trapped in the San Jose mine last year. The Pope was greeting participants in the Catholic Press Congress, including Anna, who is pictured at the back

Covering the Church under the guidance of Pope Benedict XVI has been a privilege