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Bishop Brignall said that some would be shocked by the decision (Photo: Mazur/

The Bishop of Wrexham, announcing the closure of 22 churches by 2020, says some changes will begin ‘within weeks’

Bishop Peter Brignall (Photo: Mazur/

The Bishop of Wrexham says it allows the sick and less mobile to experience God’s mercy

A portrait of King Henry V by an unknown artist. Below, St Winefride's well

The king honoured the Welsh martyr St Winefride after placing himself under her protection

A man looks at documents at the burned-out US consulate in Benghazi, Libya (AP)

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