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The government needs to overhaul its policies on abortion (PA)

Abortion policy is stuck in the dark ages

If abortion confers no health benefit, why is it within the purview of the NHS?

Cardinal Vincent Nichols (AP)

The Archbishop of Westminster also praised Catholics who have taken part in the community sponsorship scheme

Cardinal Vincent Nichols after his installation as Chancellor of St Mary’s University (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The inside story of the St Mary’s revival

When Francis Campbell was appointed vice-chancellor two years ago, the Catholic university was in crisis. Now revenues are up and so are student numbers

Bishop Egan is not afraid to use the full authority of his office to reverse decline (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Catholic of the Year: The cheerful shepherd

Bishop Philip Egan is on an urgent mission to turn his diocese into a powerhouse of evangelisation

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon made the comments at First Minister's Question Time in November (AP)

The Bishop of Paisley called the First Minister’s intervention ‘very disappointing’

Ampleforth Abbey in 2016

The home of the largest Benedictine monastic community in Britain has been given a fundraising boost for urgent repairs to preserve historic church

Francis Campbell addresses staff and students of the School of the Annunciation (Michael Luke Davies of Buckfast Abbey Media Studios)

Francis Campbell, Britain’s former ambassador to the Holy See, said Catholic schools challenged ‘group-think’ in society

The mission arrives at Oxford Street (Penny Badwal)

The saints go marching into Soho

Joyful, singing Catholics meandered along Oxford Street carrying relics

Palace of Westminster will be lit in red on Wednesday

The historic building will be lit up as part of ACN’s Red Wednesday campaign

Ashers bakery, Belfast: the owners refused to place a pro-gay marriage slogan on a cake

A survey has suggested that two-thirds of the public believe businesses have a right to decline orders which conflict with their religious beliefs