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Cardinal Nichols and Cardinal Erdo hold the relic outside Westminster Cathedral (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The bone fragment is thought to be part of the elbow of St Thomas, who was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170

Pope Francis has said that one should not 'jealously guard' his or her life (CNS)

Henry VIII and his ‘cursed’ marriage

The King believed his first marriage had broken a biblical rule against marrying your brother’s wife

The death mask of Henry VII, Tudor King of England 1485-1509, at Westminster Abbey

There is no evidence of endowments set up to pay for prayers for the princes – Henry may have been scared of inspiring a religious cult