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It’s a big news day for Catholic geeks with the publication of the Instruction Universae ecclesiae and in Britain the results of the Bishops’ plenary meeting

Watch this space: if I’m right, that’s the kind of bishop we should now get

Bishops of England and Wales seek to map out aims for the next five to 10 years at a meeting that may lead to a shake-up of Eccleston Square

Archbishop Mennini, Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, addresses bishops at their plenary meeting in Hinsley Hall

Will it enhance the liturgical life of the Church, or is it just a lot of extra hassle for priests?

Secretary of liturgy committee says new text won’t provoke the same negative reactions in Britain as in Ireland and America

Bishops distribute money from Day for Life collections of 2008 and 2009

Bishops’ conference of England and Wales announces timetable for introducing new Mass translation into parishes

A mother church and unique prayer books will accompany the structure set up this week

Fr Marcus Stock, general secretary of the bishops’ conference, confirms ordinariate will be formally created this week