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Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham (Mazur/

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

Archbishop Longley preaches at the Men’s Mass (Photo: Peter Jennings)

Archbishop says faith is not private

Archbishop Bernard Longley celebrates annual Easter Monday Men’s Mass at St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham

Archbishop Bernard Longley with headteacher Jim Foley            (Photo: Peter Jennings)

Archbishop welcomed at school

Archbishop Longley visits St Thomas Catholic School in Birmingham

Archbishop Bernard Longley is pictured receiving his shamrock from Catherine Maher, Birmingham Rose 2010, together with the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Len Gregory, and John McCullagh, counsellor at the Irish Embassy, London, during a reception hosted by the Lord Mayor, at the Council House, Birmingham, on March 11

Archbishop Longley presides at Birmingham’s St Patrick’s Festival 2011 Parade Day Mass

Iain Duncan Smith with, from left to right, Archbishop Bernard Longley, Sister Margaret Walsh, Major Samuel Edgar of the Salvation Army and Canon Gerry Breen

Duncan Smith visits St Chad’s Sanctuary

Iain Duncan Smith, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, visits St Chad’s Sanctuary in Birmingham

The Birmingham Group of the Lourdes Medical Association at the annual conference in Sutton Coldfield on January 29 (Photo: Peter Jennings)

Archbishop Longley thanks Lourdes doctors

Archbishop Longley addresses Lourdes Medical Association

Archbishop Bernard Longley will chair a meeting of 18 bishops and scholars in May (Photo: Mazur)

Archbishop of Birmingham to chair third phase of ARCIC, which begins in May

Mgr Patrick Browne after Mass on Friday 21, with the altar servers

Popular priest is made monsignor

Archbishop Longley surprised Canon Patrick Browne with the announcement during a farewell Mass

Archbishop Bernard Longley, pictured with the four members of the Poor Clare community at Clares at Baddesley 
in the large parlour before the Mass of Thanksgiving on Saturday January 8. From left to right: Sister Felicity, 
Reverend Mother Abbess; Sister Anna-Lisa and Sister Mary. Sister Angela, seated, joined the community in 1950

Four remaining Poor Clares leave convent in Warwickshire after 160 years