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A painting at St Peter and Paul Church in Mauren, Liechtenstein, depicts the Ascension (CNS photo from Crosiers)

The current Sunday arrangement has not been a great success

Bishop Giovanni Martinelli, the Apostolic Vicar of Tripoli (CNS photo/Flaminia Nobili, Catholic Press Photo)

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Posters of Katherine Howard are everywhere, advertising yet another Tudor novel

Pope Benedict XVI presides at a ceremony to mark the end of the month dedicated to the Virgin Mary (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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The bishops of England, Wales and Scotland with Benedict XVI at St Mary's College, Oscott (Matt Cardy/PA Wire)

This has been going on ever since the papal visit: long may it continue

Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella is president of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelisation (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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Cardinal John Njue of Nairobi says he does not know the reasons why his predecessor, Bishop Cornelius Schilder, retired early. Bishop Schilder is accused of sexual abuse (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

RTE’s programme about abuse in Africa showed two very different ways of handling the problem: facing up to it or keeping it quiet

Altar servers pictured at an Extraordinary Form Mass at the Basilica of St John Lateran in Rome (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

I agree with Fr Alban McCoy’s decision even though I am not, in fact, in favour of altar girls

Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful after the Regina Caeli yesterday (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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The Camerons: their book and DVD collection was on show in the papers this week (PA photo)

Their collection at the moment is very low brow, with one notable exception