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Archbishop Bernard Longley pictured with, left to right, Peter Jennings, his press secretary, Jackie Edge, his aunt, Kathleen Lloyd his sister and Jennifer Davies his secretary                                                                                                                                         (Photograph: Robert Davies)

Pope Benedict XVI made the comment when he placed the pallium over the shoulders of Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham

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Archbishop Longley confirms 37 in Harborne

Archbishop Bernard Longley pictured with Augustinian Friars, from left, Fr Laurence Brassil, Fr Michael Roche, Prior, and Fr George Donaghy, parish priest of St Mary’s Harborne

Pope gives pallium to two English archbishops

Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark and Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham receive pallium in Rome

The archbishops of both Westminster and Birmingham used the occasion of their homilies on the Feast of St Philip Neri, Wednesday May 26, to compare the characteristics of St Philip and Cardinal Newman, writes Peter Jennings