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Diocese of Westminster wins battle to establish secondary school in south London borough

Richmond council is expected to face a legal challenge following an application to build two new Catholic schools in the area

A priest wears the new design before the Chrism Mass   Photo: Diocese of Westminster

Diocese unveils vestments

Westminster priests given new vestments for first time in 30 years

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Archbishop Vincent Nichols celebrated the Chrism Mass at Westminster Cathedral in the presence of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor and over 300 priests and 1,000 lay faithful

Diocese of Westminster announces formation of academy trusts and says primary schools are to convert status too

Archbishop Vincent Nichols (Mazur/

Archbishop says he is reviewing ‘circumstances’ around the Masses after criticism

Fr Pierbattista Pizzaballa, head of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land

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A worshipper receives ashes in Philadelphia (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Archbishop of Westminster has launched a Lenten resource to help Catholics in their call to holiness

Bishop John Sherrington

England gains new bishop

Auxiliary Bishop John Sherrington was ordained a bishop at Westminster Cathedral today

Benedict XVI greets the faithful during his visit to Ancona (AP Photo)

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