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Washington Archbishop Donald Wuerl speaks at a press conference at the US bishops' headquarters (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Archbishop Wuerl of Washington: upgrading of punishment is not a sign of disrespect towards women

Mgr Charles Scicluna, the Vatican's chief prosecutor for clerical sex abuse, left, and Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi (Photo: AP/Andrew Medichini)

New norms also strengthen penalty for attempting to ordain women as clergy

Unlike their English counterparts, Scottish pilgrims will not be paying a fee for transport costs

Pope Benedict XVI leads the Angelus prayer at his summer residence in Castel Gandolfo on Sunday (Photo: PA)

Lay people and priests will have to pay £10 or £25 in order to attend big outdoor events in England

The Archbishop of Canterbury addresses the General Synod (AP Photo/Akira Suemori)

Forward in Faith expects an exodus of ‘thousands’ after General Synod rejects concessions to traditionalists

Mgr Guido Marini, the papal MC, and members of the Vatican Party are pictured at Cofton Park, Birmingham, with Mgr Andrew Summersgill, Canon Patrick Browne, and representatives of WRG, on July 7 (Photo: Peter Jennings)

The papal master of ceremonies and two other Vatican officials tour Birmingham, Glasgow and London to prepare for Pope’s trip

More than 400 people packed a La Salle Brothers chapel in Lima in support of British Brother Paul McAuley (CNS photo/Barbara Fraser)

Brother Paul McAuley, from Portsmouth, given temporary stay while officials consider his appeal

Mgr Charles Scicluna, the Vatican's chief prosecutor of clerical sexual abuse, kneels at a service for victims in St Peter's Basilica (CNS photo/Isabella Bonotto, Catholic Press Photo)

Revisions will also add the attempted ordination of women to list of most serious crimes against Church law

Archbishop Bernard Longley (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archbishop Longley unveils theme of Day for Life 2010

A great grandmother has spoken of her joy as her aunt is placed on the road to canonisation