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Michael Gove has been appointed Conservative Chief Whip (PA)

The outgoing Education Secretary wanted to revitalise the Catholic school system, but he only met heel-dragging and indifference

Barry and Margaret Mizen

Father of murdered schoolboy on being named in the New Year’s Honours List and his quest to keep his son’s memory alive

Bishop Patrick Lynch (Photo: Mazur)

Bishop Lynch says Home Office billboards are “inappropriate” and calls for compassion

Archbishop Emeritus Kevin McDonald, centre, poses with Cardinal Tauran and other religious leaders (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Cardinal Tauran also visits Jain and Hindu temples

Benedict XVI arrives to celebrate the closing Mass of World Youth Day in Madrid last year (Photo: CNS)

Fr Stephen Wang, dean at Allen Hall seminary, is calling for WYD to be held in London in 2016

Violence in Hackney, east London (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The BBC has done very well so far – even risking the wrath of humanists

The Independent, for a start, isn’t happy

The popemobile, pictured here in Paris in 2008, will take two trips in London (Photo: CNS)

Crowds can wave at Pope Benedict XVI as he passes along the bank of the Thames and through Green Park

RAF man cycles to Paris in memory of his father

Carl Fivey raised money for Action Medical Research

A report issued by the Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee in May 2006 concluded that the Iraq war had provided a 'focus' for terrorist activity (PA)

Some have been learnt – the idea, for instance, that Britain should have stayed out of Iraq. But others have not