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After taking legal advice, the NHS trust has now assigned the nurse to alternative duties (PA photo)

Catholic nurse threatened with sack for refusing to work on abortion ward wins case without going to court

Archbishop Mennini and Mgr Newton, right, at the Mass (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop Mennini celebrated the ordinariate’s first ever Chrism Mass

Pope Benedict XVI and Raúl Castro outside the Palace of the Revolution in Havana. In the middle is a translator (CNS photo)

Castro declares Good Friday a holiday

Good Friday is to become a public holiday in Cuba for the first time since 1959

Cuban political dissidents Alejandrina Garcia de la Rivas and Laura Maria Labrada Pollan. Both have reportedly been arrested (CNS photo)

The dissidents had appealed for a meeting with Benedict XVI

Fr Mercer, centre, with Mgr Keith Newton, left, and Bishop Alan Hopes (Photo: Personal Ordinariate)

Fr Robert Mercer’s stand against apartheid was dramatised in a pop musical in South Africa

University College London (PA photo)

Student union at UCL backs down on the advice of lawyers

Pope Benedict XVI waves to the crowd at the Mass (CNS photo)

Benedict XVI acknowledges the daring and self-sacrifice of Cubans struggling for freedom

Members of the rebel Free Syrian Army in Homs  (CNS photo/stringer via Reuters)

Christians in Syria are fleeing ‘ongoing ethnic cleansing’, according to Fides

Election of traditionalist priest announced today

A young man stands above the crowd at Wembley Arena (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Up to 10,000 Catholics attended Flame Youth Congress on Saturday