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The estimated 40,000 Syro-Malabar Catholics in Britain now have their own cathedral (CNS)

The revival no one expected

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With a new cathedral, new orders and new Oratories, could England’s Catholic Church be entering a time of renewal?

Cardinal Nichols is stopped for a selfie at the Flame 2 youth congress at Wembley (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The excitement around the new Syro-Malabar diocese is not the first time British Catholics have looked forward to change

St Thérèse's relics visit Preston Carmel in 2009

Groups like the Syro-Malabar Catholics and the Institute of Christ the King are filling previously empty churches

A thanksgiving Mass at a Syro-Malabar church India for the canonizations of Sts Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Euphrasia Eluvathingal (CNS)

The number of Syro-Malabar Catholics in England, Scotland and Wales has risen to nearly 40,000

The Syro-Malabar community in England is growing (CNS)

Two newly established Personal Parishes are thought to be the first for Syro-Malabar Catholics in Europe

John Paul II is seen in a promotional image for the Polish documentary, John Paul II: I Kept Looking For You (CNS photo/ARTRAMA)

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Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster, Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, are pictured at a joint service yesterday (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

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