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    Photo: Mazur/CBCEW.org.ukCardinal's message about coronavirus

    In these present and swiftly developing circumstances, there are some important perspectives to keep in view. The danger of the coronavirus lies in the fact that there is no immunity or vaccine present at this time. The virus in itself is not l...

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    Cardinal welcomes 400 Candidates and Catechumens to Westminster Cathedral

    Across two days, 29 The Celebration of Election began with the Catechumens being presented to the Cardinal by Bishop Nicholas Hudson. The Catechumens and their Godparents were then invited to stand. The Godparents answered three questions from ...

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    Westminster Cathedral Choir and Westminster Cathedral Choir School

    In light of articles which have appeared in a few publications, the following are key facts about Westminster Cathedral Choir and the Westminster Cathedral Choir School. 1. The change to the boarding schedule at Westminster Cathedral Choir Scho...

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    Kentish Town celebrates 50 years of worship at Lady Margaret Road

    On Sunday 16 The first gathering of Catholics in Kentish Town was led by Fr Hardinge Ivers, who made several attempts to establish a church in the local area in the 19th century. Eventually, after the Restoration of the Hierarchy, Cardinal Wisema...

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    Pope’s prayer intention for March: The Church in China

    The Pope’s prayer intention for March, shared through the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, coincides with the 40th anniversary this month of the assassination of Saint Oscar Romero. It comes also as we suffer with the people of China, devastat...

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    Churches open doors as London homelessness rises

    According to the charity Shelter, 170,000 people are homeless in London today. Most of these individuals will live in hostels or be sofa surfing, but many have nowhere else to go but the streets. Figures collected by the Greater London Authority, ...

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    Caritas team visits projects helping migrants in Calais

    On Saturday 11 Among the group were two development workers from Caritas Westminster, Rosa Lewis and Inès Ignasse, who were keen to gain direct experience of a social action project in Calais. The experience will help them share knowledge with...

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    Inside the Parish: the ‘book of instructions’

    When I was baptised my grandad gave me a music box. No ordinary music box; it came with a book of instructions. Until I was seven the music box sat on a shelf gathering dust, then my father and I sat down and read how to activate it. I will always...

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    St Dominic’s student wins public speaking competition

    St Dominic’s Sixth Form College, Harrow on the Hill, recently hosted the regional final of the Catenian Public Speaking Competition. Thirteen students from local Catholic schools and colleges were represented. Topics included, ‘Education makes...

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    Bishop Challoner students help produce BBC news programme

    Students at Bishop Challoner Catholic Federation of Schools recently took part in a new, innovative BBC programme for young audiences, called My World. The weekly half-hour show draws on BBC World Service reporting and aims to instil media literac...

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