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  • Education
    Proposed site for new Richmond schoolSchools Challenge Criticised

    Following the announcement that the British Humanist Association and the Richmond Inclusive Schools Campaign are planning to mount a legal challenge against Richmond Council over proposals to establish a new Voluntary Aided Catholic primary and secondary school, the following statements have been issued by the Diocese of Westminster and Richmond Council.

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  • Archbishop
    Chrism Mass 2012

    Archbishop Vincent Nichols celebrated the annual Chrism Mass at Westminster Cathedral on Tuesday 3 April 2011 in the presence of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor and over 300 priests and 1,000 people from the Diocese of Westminster.

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  • Justice & Peace
    Praying for Peace at the Olympic Site

    We began at Bromley-by-Bow station amid the gritty, industrial surroundings of the A12 and swiftly moved on to Three Mills heritage site and the canal towpaths that surround the Olympic site. Construction work meant we were unable to make a circuit of the park so we walked instead along its Western edge, finishing at the main entrance.

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  • Justice & Peace
    Military Role in Olympics

    An open letter from Pax Christi and Westminster Justice and Peace to the Board Members of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games

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  • Education
    Recruiting future Head Teachers

    Strong, spiritual, school leaders are being sought in the Diocese following a recent spate of retirements.

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  • Main News
    40 Days for Life Prayer vigil

    Around 300 people have taken part in a pro-life prayer vigil outside the Bedford Square clinic of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS).

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  • Education
    Guidance on New Teacher Appraisal Regulations 2012

    These Regulations, which apply to England only and come into force on 1st September, revoke and replace the Education (School Teachers Performance Management) (England) Regulations 2006 (“the 2006 Regulations”).

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  • Education
    Consultation on New S48 Framework

    Schools have been engaging with the new Draft Framework for Inspection since January 2012. The pilot will continue to the end of June 2012 and schools and individuals are invited to respond to the pilot using the consultation forms.

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  • Main News
    Holy Week - The Great Week

    From the earliest years of Christianity Sunday has been celebrated as the feast of the Resurrection. In the celebration of Sunday Mass we are privileged to be present at the memorial of the Last Supper, the re-presentation of the Sacrifice of Calvary, and to greet our risen Lord present to us in form of bread and wine. The Paschal Mystery, the Easter Mystery, is celebrated and we share again in the salvation it won for us.

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  • Archbishop
    Archbishop Nichols delivers Loyal Address

    On behalf of the Catholic community of England and Wales Archbishop Vincent Nichols delivered a ‘Loyal Address’ to her majesty the Queen in Buckingham Palace, at an event marking her diamond jubilee.

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