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The Bedingfeld family kept the faith amid persecution at Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk

It is a shame that England does not celebrate its historical Catholic treasures more

Damian Lewis, who plays Henry VIII, during the filming of BBC Two's Wolf Hall (Ed Miller)

The king is suspiciously slim in BBC Two’s blockbuster Wolf Hall

Pope Francis appealed to officials to take care of their spiritual life (CNS)

In his annual end of year address to Vatican officials, Francis says he prays daily to the English martyr

Sister Nabila Saleh participates in Mass at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Gaza (CNS)

Hold the Christians of Gaza in your hearts

Cardinal Nichols reflects on his recent visit to the tiny Catholic community in Gaza

Priest demonstrates the use of the priest hole during the Tudor era (CNS)

Owen shows that sanctity has nothing to do with social status or educational attainments

Charles Uzzell-Edwards aka Pure Evil

Charles Uzzell-Edwards claims to be descended from seven saints

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address yesterday (AP)

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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

Francis waves as he leaves the Camaldolese monastery last night (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/11/13

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A painting of the 40 martyrs of England and Wales by Daphne Pollen

We must not forget the heroism of men like Roger Wrenno, who actually ran to the gallows