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Cardinal Nichols addressed priests in Birmingham today

Fr Jacques Hamel is reported to have said ‘go away Satan’ before he was killed

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, giving a press conference in Rome in October 2015. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Cardinal Nichols said it was just a ‘new step on the pathway of holiness’

Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney (CNS)

Archbishop Fisher called for solidarity with other religions, and said the attackers targeted the Christian faith

Cardinal Vincent Nichols with the vice-chancellor of St Mary's, Francis Campbell, at the cardinal's installation as chancellor last year

Graduates at St Mary’s, Britain’s oldest Catholic university, were addressed by Cardinal Nichols last week

Cardinal Sarah celebrates Mass ad orientem: ‘There is no reason to oppose the return to a beautiful practice’ (Photo: Fr Lawrence Lew, OP)

We can have it both ways

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Cardinal Sarah’s advice to priests to celebrate Mass facing east, rather than towards the congregation, has caused uproar in Rome. Yet a simple compromise is available

South Sudanese rebel soldiers  at a military camp in April (AP)

The cardinal and Bishop Kenney have appealed for peace and humanitarian assistance for the troubled country

Cardinal Nichols celebrating Mass
(Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The Archbishop of Westminster has told clergy Mass is ‘not the time for priests to exercise personal preference or taste’

Faith leaders have expressed their concern about the reported rise in racial hatred (© Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Cardinal Nichols joins the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Chief Rabbi and an imam in urging Britain to unite against prejudice

Family members and friends attend the funeral service for Gulsen Bahadir, 28, a flight attendant killed at the blasts at Ataturk airport (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Church leaders in the US and Britain have offered prayers for Turkey following the Istanbul terror attack

Pro-European protesters demonstrate outside Downing Street after the referendum (AP)

Dream of European unity must not be ‘buried by self-serving gravediggers’, says Austrian bishop