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Monday, 11 October 2010 13:40

A Truly Living Church

A few months ago, the Birmingham Catholic Youth Services (BCYS) was asked to contact each parish in the archdiocese, and ask that they nominate one young person to travel to London, to be a part of a large gathering from all over England, Wales & Scotland during the visit of Pope Benedict to the UK.

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Monday, 11 October 2010 13:24

The Pope in the Park

A reflection on the Papal Visit by Fr Jan Nowotnik.

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Monday, 11 October 2010 12:03

The Big Assembly

Over 3,000 children from England, Scotland and Wales attended this event and were representatives of their particular Dioceses. St John Vianney Catholic Primary School were the only school from Coventry to attend as part of the Birmingham Archdiocese contingent.

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Monday, 11 October 2010 11:56

The Pope's Lunch

by Mark Carroll, House Manager at St Mary's, Birmingham.

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Monday, 11 October 2010 11:42

A Mass Of Thanksgiving for the Papal Visit

Archbishop Bernard, celebrated Mass with the priests and people of the parishes of Coventry on Sunday 26 September at the Holy Family Church at 4pm.

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Father Richard Duffield is the Actor, the Postulator if you like, for the Cause for the Canonization of Cardinal Newman. Catholic Today met up with him recently and invited him to help us prepare for the Mass in which Pope Benedict will bestow on Cardinal John Henry Newman the title ‘Blessed’.

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Pope Benedict XVI will beatify Cardinal John Henry Newman, 1801-1890, the best known English churchman of the 19th Century, during an open air public Mass at Coventry Airport, in the Archdiocese of Birmingham, on Sunday 19 September 2010.

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Monday, 01 February 2010 15:28

Fairtrade and Catholic Social Teaching

In general, our social teaching applies some well-established principles to key social, political and economic issues of the time. It therefore evolves in response to the different historical contexts in which it is written. We would not expect it to provide explicit endorsement for the labelling of certain goods by the Fairtrade Foundation.

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Archbishop Bernard Longley was Installed as the Ninth Archbishop of Birmingham, in the Metropolitan Cathedral and Basilica of St Chad, Birmingham, during a special Mass on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Tuesday, 8 December, one of the two Patronal Feasts of the Archdiocese of Birmingham.

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Jeanne Jugan is the foundress and first Little Sister of the Poor. On October 11, 2009 she was canonized a Saint at St Peter’s in Rome by Pope Benedict XVI.

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Tuesday, 13 October 2009 09:14

We Have A New Archbishop!

The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Bernard Longley, titular Bishop of Zarna and currently Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Westminster, to be the next Archbishop of Birmingham.

 

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Monday, 08 June 2009 09:51

Installation of Archbishop Vincent

At 12.00 noon, to the sound of a specially composed fanfare, Archbishop Vincent Nichols entered Westminster Cathedral by the main West Door, and was greeted by the Provost of Westminster Cathedral, Canon Michael Brockie. He then processed to the High Altar where he joined over 150 Clergy in the Cathedral’s Sanctuary, including Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, 50 Catholic Bishops, the Provost and Chapter of Westminster Cathedral, Deans and the Vicar General of the Diocese of Westminster, Monsignori and ecumenical guests including Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Friday, 03 April 2009 08:22

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Archbishop Vincent Appointed as New Archbishop of Westminster

As we go to press, Catholic Today has just heard the public announcement that Archbishop Vincent has been appointed, by Pope Benedict XVI, to succeed Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor as Archbishop of Westminster. Archbishop Vincent said: ‘I have received this appointment, and accepted it, only on the basis of the commitment to ministry in the Church and obedience to the Church’s authority that we all share.’

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