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Bishop Bagnard, left, and Bishop Davies with the relic at Manchester Airport (Photo: Diocese of Salford)

Relic arrived at Manchester Airport earlier today

Pope Benedict is pictured at the Regina Caeli at the Vatican yesterday (AP)

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David Cameron listens to the Westminster Abbey boys' choir at an Easter reception for religious leaders at 10 Downing Street
Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury (Photo: Mazur)
Bishop Mark Davies says the shortness of our lives should shape our priorities (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Bishop of Shrewsbury encourages Catholics to regain a ‘perspective of eternity’

Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan’s minister for minorities and a Catholic, was ambushed, shot and killed by gunmen on March 2

Ten amazing Catholics of the year

Mary O’Regan profiles 10 Catholics around the world who showed extraordinary courage, skill and determination during 2011

Pilgrims in adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at the Madrid World Youth Day (Photo: PA)
John Vianney: 'The priesthood is the love of the Heart of Jesus' Photo: CNS photo/Crosiers

We easily forget those good priests whose reputations can be permanently tarnished by false accusations

A Knights of Columbus honour guard processes with a reliquary containing the incorrupt heart of St John Vianney (Photo: CNS)

Surely priests (and seminarians) from other dioceses should be spending time with their patron saint? Not to mention the rest of us

A Knights of Columbus honour guard processes with a reliquary containing the incorrupt heart of St John Vianney (Photo: CNS)

The heart of the patron saint of priests, St John Vianney, will be venerated in the Diocese of Shrewsbury next summer