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The Vatican issues decree of erection for the personal ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham

The decree establishes that the Ordinary, Fr Keith Newton, will be a voting member of the bishops’ conference

The Holy See issues a communique to mark the establishment of the world’s first personal ordinariate

Archbishop Vincent Nichols preaches at ordination Mass: Full text of his homily

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Days before his ordination to the Catholic priesthood, former Anglican bishop talks candidly about his path to the ordinaritate

But they cannot: this is an idea whose time has come

‘What we asked for is what we got’

Former Anglican bishop Andrew Burnham talks about the car journey to Rome that inspired the world’s first ordinariate

A mother church and unique prayer books will accompany the structure set up this week

Archbishop says Catholics in England and Wales are ‘privileged’ to be part of such a unique moment in Church history