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Swiss Cardinal Georges Cottier,  Theologian emeritus of the Pontifical Household (CNS)

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Hilary Mantel (PA)

Fashions have changed meaning literature and the Church are no longer comfortable bedfellows

The pocket-size Gospel of St John was found inside the coffin of St Cuthbert in 1104 (CNS photo/courtesy of British Library)

The St Cuthbert Gospel is believed to be the oldest intact book produced in Europe