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Archbishop Bernard Longley with Bishop Campbell and Bishop Conry in Rome (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

And John Henry Newman, contrary to the supposition of many, was hardly an ecumenist as we understand the word

Archbishop Bernard Longley, Bishop Michael Campbell and Bishop Kieran Conry at the English College in Rome (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Full text of Archbishop Bernard Longley’s address to the synod in Rome

Archbishop Longley with members of the metropolitan chapter (Photo: Peter Jennings)

Chapter gathers for Mass

Archbishop Bernard Longley celebrates chapter Mass

The congregation pauses after the coffin is sprinkled with holy water for the last time

Parish says farewell to beloved priest

Archbishop Longley celebrates funeral Mass of Mgr Thomas Fallon at parish he served for 34 years

Archbishop Longley and Fr Guy Nicholls                                       (Photo: Józef Łopuszyński)

Archbishop launches institute

Archbishop Longley was the chief celebrant at the Mass to launch the Blessed John Henry Newman Institute for Liturgical Music

Archbishop Bernard Longley pictured at Harvington Hall           Photo: Peter Jennings

Archbishop Longley recalls martyrs

Archbishop of Birmingham celebrates Mass at the Shrine of the English Martyrs at Harvington Hall, Worcestershire

Archbishop Longley celebrated Mass in Rugeley, Staffordshire, on the Feast of SS Peter and Paul and blessed two commissioned glass etchings in memory of Deacon James Tully Rowe who died in 2009    (Photo: Józef Łopuszyński)

Archbishop Longley blesses two glass etchings in Rugeley, Staffordshire, commissioned in memory of Deacon James Tully Rowe

Archbishop Bernard Longley dedicates a plaque to Sir Edward Elgar at St George’s church, Worcester

Plaque is blessed at St George’s church, Worcester

Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

After the creation of the Personal Ordinariate there’s not much left to talk about

Archbishop Longley: 'The kindest priest you could possibly hope to meet'

Our bishops are generally holy men. But we ought to distinguish between private piety and the public office