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    © Jakub JoszkoPapal Knighthood for President of Lourdes Pilgrimage Team

    ‘Surprised, overwhelmed, very emotional and a great honour’ is how Bernard Lavery described the feeling when he was made a Knight of St Gregory. Bernard has been successfully coordinating logistics for the Lourdes pilgrims, abled and less able...

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    Inside the Hospice: New Technology

    by Fr Peter Michael Scott In his recent visit to Ireland, Pope Francis said that, while technology had merit and could bring people together if used with ‘moderation and prudence’, it could also be guilty of ‘imprisoning us in a virtual rea...

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    Madonna of San Sisto: Oldest Painted Image of Mary

    by Fr Lawrence Lew OP Almost a decade ago, when I was in Rome for a General Chapter of the Dominican Order, I was invited to visit the Dominican nuns in their monastery on Monte Mario, close to the Vatican. I had little idea of the treasures safe...

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    Mary’s Meals: A sign of hope

    by Paolo Greco For those unfamiliar with the name, Mary’s Meals is a charity that provides meals in schools for poor, sick and malnourished children all over the world. These children would not have the chance to receive an education if Mary’...

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    Solidarity Fundraising Walk at St Dominic's

    St Dominic’s Sixth Form College first year students recently completed a sponsored walk around Harrow on the Hill. This was partly to raise funds for a primary school in Africa, but it was also an act of solidarity with people in the world who d...

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    Bishop John Sherrington tells legal professionals: ‘Serve justice so that the dignity of the person is protected and fostered’

    Bishop John Sherrington celebrated the annual Red Mass at Westminster Cathedral on the first day of the legal year, 1 October 2018. Bishop Sherrington began his homily by outlining three modern day challenges to the dignity of the human person:...

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    Bishops' statement at end of ad limina visit to Rome

    As we end our visit, On Friday 28 We asked the Holy Father for a message which we could bring back to our dioceses, to our priests and people. His message was simple:  we are to live the gift of our faith with joy. Joy was his great emphasi...

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    Two Cathedrals Blessed Sacrament Procession

    The annual Two Cathedrals Blessed Sacrament Procession took place on Saturday 29 Beginning at Westminster Cathedral, the procession with clergy and faithful made its way across Lambeth Bridge to St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, where Benedicti...

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    Special Prayer Campaign for the Church

    Pope Francis has given an urgent new mission to his personal Prayer Network to share among all the faithful. This task, to begin as soon as possible at the beginning of October, is to promote his intention that we all intensify our prayer during t...

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    Bishops announce independent review of safeguarding structures

    As we gather in Rome for our visit These reports make it clear that both bishops and religious leaders, in various places, failed to protect the children in their care from those who have done them great harm. In particular, the failures of bisho...

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