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Candles with an image of St Mary Magdalene at a church in Illinois (CNS)

The change reflects St Mary Magdalene’s status as the ‘apostle to the apostles’ and a witness to God’s mercy

The 12th-century casket of Thomas Becket is put on display at Canterbury Cathedral (Photo: PA)

Vatican approves English feast days

The feast days commemorate St Gregory the Great, St Thomas Becket, the English Martyrs and St Augustine of Canterbury