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Mgr Marcus Stock (Mazur)

As Mark Greaves discovered in 2010, Mgr Marcus Stock is a dab hand in the kitchen

Jean Riordan

A Call to Action is growing at an amazing rate, but do even its members know what it really stands for?

Education Secretary Michael Gove and Home Secretary Theresa May  in the House of Commons on Monday (PA)

What is evident in the Birmingham schools debate is a growing intolerance of the idea of educating children in faith

Auxiliary Bishop Robert Byrne of Birmingham (Mazur)

Fr Robert Byrne is the first Oratorian bishop to be installed for 140 years

Archbishop Longley pictured with, left to right, the Lady Mayoress of Birmingham, Gill Gregory, Fr Richard Duffield of the Birmingham Oratory, Councillor Alan Rudge, the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Len Gregory, Canon Catherine Ogle of St Philip’s Anglican Cathedral and Fr Gerry Breen (Photograph: Peter Jennings)

Archbishop Bernard Longley says he is ‘delighted’ by this year’s Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Nativity Trail

Fr Gregory Winterton and Fr Paul Chavasse pictured in the 
cloister of Blessed John Henry Newman memorial church in Edgbaston

Papal book presented at Oratory

The official record of the State Visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Britain is presented at the Oratory House, Birmingham

Shepherd One prepares to leave Birmingham International Airport

Papal Visit 2010 live blog: Birmingham

All the latest news from the Pope’s trip to Birmingham

A 19th-century bust of Cardinal Newman is cleaned using a laser by conservator Veronika Vlkova Antoniou at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery. The bust is by Richard Westmacott the younger

Exhibition will include the cardinal’s robes, hat, a pot of his quill pens, and a shell engraved with the Immaculate Conception

Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk

Archbishop of Birmingham talks about the papal visit and Cardinal Newman’s legacy

Lord Patten pictured with (left to right) Sharon Lee, strategic director, Environment and Culture, Councillor Alan Rudge, cabinet member for equalities and human resources, and John Blakemore, acting chief highway engineer, outside Birmingham Council House (Photo: Peter Jennings)

The organiser of the papal visit enjoyed the sunshine at Cofton Park before visiting Cardinal Newman’s private chapel