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St Edward the Confessor's Westminster Abbey

The saint who ruled England

St Edward the Confessor (October 13) built Westminster Abbey and was the first to have the ‘royal touch’

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Today we celebrate a ruler with a great love of the poor

Lord Patten is overseeing preparations for the state aspects of the Pope's visit (Mazur/www.thepapalvisit.org.uk)

Papal visit ‘will put an end to any Catholic feeling like a second-class citizen’