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Paschal Uche, the young Catholic who greeted Benedict XVI in Britain, to train for priesthood

Mr Uche has been accepted for seminary training by Bishop Thomas McMahon of Brentwood.

Pope Francis tells new priests: ‘Be merciful pastors, not functionaries’

Pope prayed privately with the 10 men before ordaining them to the priesthood

Debate: Should the Church give up on the old-fashioned ‘single-priest’ parish?

Or are parishes more effective with one lone priest fully immersed in the life of his flock?

Meet 10 of the world’s most amazing priests

As the heart of St John Vianney, patron of parish priests, visits England Mary O’Regan profiles 10 priests leading remarkable lives

Only a proper understanding of the priesthood will renew the Irish Church

Ireland has seen two nasty extremes: fawning over and hatred of priests. The solution lies in rediscovering what the priesthood is about

Debate: Does it matter if a priest is a bad public speaker?

Is good oratory absolutely crucial or is it low down on the list of sought after priestly qualities?