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Bishop Hopes at his installation on Tuesday (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Alan Hopes was installed at St John the Baptist Cathedral, Norwich

Bishop Michael Evans

Lives remembered: Bishop Michael Evans

Bishop Michael Evans was born on August 10 1951. He died on July 11 2011, aged 59

Archbishop Charles Chaput (CNS photo by Paul Haring)

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Bishop Evans told his diocese in a pastoral letter that he did not have long to live. He said that he wanted to continue to serve as bishop (Mazur)

Bishop Evans, who has died at the age of 59, was inspiring in the way he approached the end of his life. May he rest in peace

Bishop Evans persevered in service as a bishop even in the later stages of his cancer                                                          (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Bishop Evans has died of prostate cancer at the age of 59

Bishop Michael Evans pictured during the Dowry of Mary pilgrimage at Walsingham in 2008 (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

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Bishop Evans pictured at the Dowry of Mary pilgrimage                       (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Terminally ill Bishop of East Anglia tells flock that he intends to die in office