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Archdiocese of Liverpool is first in England and Wales to commission lay ministers to celebrate funeral ceremonies

A priest introduces groups of pilgrims to Pope Benedict at today's general audience

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The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archdiocese will take part in a Europe-wide pilot scheme in Lent

A girl aged nine is confirmed in Central Islip, New York (Photo: CNS)

Should the Church revert to confirming children before they receive First Holy Communion? Or would that lead to a diminished understanding of the faith?

Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral (Mazur/CCN)

Archbishop Kelly of Liverpool has reversed the usual order of sacraments in his diocese

Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, where children will be confirmed before receiving first Holy Communion from 2012 (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

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