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Fr Eamon Walsh presents Graham Spellman with the Benemerenti medal

Papal medal in Newbury

Graham Spellman, a parishioner of St Francis de Sales parish in Wash Common, is awarded Benemerenti medal

Bishop McMahon gives the Benemerenti medal to Sidney McFarlane MBE

Medal for marriage veteran

Marriage Care chairman is awarded papal medal

Bishop Kieran Conry is shown with, centre, Patrick Lee and Barbara High. Fr Ian Byrnes is visible in the background on the left of the picture

Reward for faithful service

Two parishioners of the Holy Redeemer church in East Sussex have been presented with the Benemerenti medal and certificate from Pope Benedict XVI