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James MacMillan says he hopes the new setting is 'appropriate to the text and the way the drama of the Mass unfolds'

Choirs prepare for papal Masses

The new Mass setting by James MacMillan is complete and available to listen to online

The 8ft chair is made of white ash and will be fitted with stained glass panels

Teachers make papal chair

The chair will be used by Pope Benedict XVI at the beatification of Cardinal Newman

A 19th-century bust of Cardinal Newman is cleaned using a laser by conservator Veronika Vlkova Antoniou at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. The bust is by Richard Westmacott the younger

Exhibition will include the cardinal’s robes, hat, a pot of his quill pens, and a shell engraved with the Immaculate Conception

A photograph of Cardinal Godfried Danneels at St Rombouts Cathedral in Mechlin  (Photo: PA)

Police must return all documents seized during a raid on Church headquarters in June

The Catholic Care website. The agency may be forced to end its adoption services

Catholic Care in Leeds must either close some of its adoption services or sever ties with the Church

Fr Federico Lombardi, SJ, the Vatican spokesman (Photo: PA)

Ticket charges were not imposed by the Vatican, says Fr Lombardi

Pilgrims gather in front of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Lourdes after the bomb scare (AP Photo)

Tens of thousands of pilgrims evacuated after anonymous call

Skateboarding priest becomes a hit online

Hungarian Fr Zoltan Lendvai says his skill with a board can help bring teenagers back to the Church

Harriet Harman MP, Acting Leader of the Opposition  Photo: PA

Harriet Harman to meet the Pope

During his visit to Britain, Pope Benedict will meet the former Equality Minister

Pope Benedict greets pilgrims after the Mass on Sunday (CNS photo/Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo)

Heaven is a place within God, says Pope

On the feast of the Assumption of Mary, Pope Benedict explains that heaven is not a location in the cosmos