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Mgr Newton met Pope Benedict XVI last year (Photo courtesy of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham)

Nuncio says the gift is a sign of the ‘special place the ordinariate holds’ in the Pope’s heart

Aim is to ensure every young person has a discernment group to discuss vocations

Archbishop Mennini has served as nuncio since December 2010 (Photo: Mazur/

Archbishop Mennini says ‘we must not lose hope in dialogue’ with the secular world

Church defends accusations of ‘political indoctrination’

An NHS report has concluded that the availability of the pill over-the-counter reduces the demand for emergency contraception

Neil Addison, director of the Thomas More Legal Centre (Photo: Simon Caldwell)

Barrister Neil Addison says that David Cameron’s assurances to churches are worthless

American women religious attend a meeting of Network (CNS)

Leadership Conference of Women Religious has ‘serious doctrinal problems’, says Rome

Fr Franz Stock in an undated photo (CNS photo/courtesy

Man in San Francisco declared cancer free after family prayed to German Army chaplain Fr Franz Stock

Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior of the Society of St Pius X (CNS photo)

Vatican spokesman confirms that the response has been received and marks a ‘step forward’

Children in traditional Bavarian dress greet Pope Benedict XVI on his 85th birthday (CNS photo)

Benedict XVI says he is on ‘the last stretch’ of his journey in life