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The Benetton store in central London: their advertising campaign features world leaders kissing one another

Vatican spokesman said advert showed ‘a serious lack of respect for the Pope’ and was offensive to Catholics

Cardinal Wuerl, Vatican delegate for the US ordinariate (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Wuerl says 67 Episcopal priests have submitted dossiers seeking ordination in the Catholic Church

Cardinal Ravasi also encourages priests to use Twitter (Photo: PA)

Cardinal Ravasi says priests should use dramatic stories and imagery from the Bible to add colour to their homilies

The High Court in London (Photo: PA)

Ruling defines the relationship of a priest to his bishop as that of employee to an employer

The cloister at St Benedict's School, Ealing

Ealing Abbey to hand over control of school

Benedictines will no longer run school in west London following allegations of clerical sex abuse said to have occurred over 20 years

Oona Stannard gives a talk at the CESEW parliamentary reception earlier this year (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Fr Marcus Stock, general secretary of the bishops’ conference, has taken over as interim director

Eamon Gilmore, right, and Taoiseach Enda Kenny (Photo: PA)

Ireland to close embassy to Holy See

Ireland’s foreign minister says closure is for economic reasons and is not related to the Cloyne report row

Benedict XVI blesses a woman at his weekly general audience (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Benedict XVI also talks about death and eternal life at weekly general audience

Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior of the SSPX, ordains a priest in Econe, Switzerland (Photo: CNS)

Newsletter from district superior of Britain says Vatican doctrinal preamble has been deemed ‘completely unacceptable’

A Knights of Columbus honour guard processes with a reliquary containing the incorrupt heart of St John Vianney (Photo: CNS)

The heart of the patron saint of priests, St John Vianney, will be venerated in the Diocese of Shrewsbury next summer