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Archbishop Nichols and Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor at Archbishop's House, Westminster (PA)

The new cardinal could take a number of practical steps to show compassion for those using food banks

Cardinal O’Brien with Poor Clare Sisters from Lynton, Bothwell and Humbie

Cardinal applauds Sisters

Cardinal O’Brien celebrates Mass for the 800th anniversary of the founding of the Poor Clares

Benedict XVI arrives for his weekly general audience (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Archbishop Bernard Longley, pictured with the four members of the Poor Clare community at Clares at Baddesley 
in the large parlour before the Mass of Thanksgiving on Saturday January 8. From left to right: Sister Felicity, 
Reverend Mother Abbess; Sister Anna-Lisa and Sister Mary. Sister Angela, seated, joined the community in 1950

Four remaining Poor Clares leave convent in Warwickshire after 160 years

Benedict XVI speaks during the general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican yesterday (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope dedicates general audience to St Catherine of Bologna

Pope greets Sister Maria Casey, postulator of the Cause of Mary MacKillop, at the canonisation Mass in St Peter's Square (Photo: CNS)

Pope Benedict XVI proclaims six new saints, including a Canadian brother known as the ‘Miracle Man of Montreal’

Devotional notebook of Thomas Weld discovered in archives of Sussex convent

The diary of a wealthy recusant from the 18th Century has resurfaced at a Visitation Convent