Staff Reporter

Michelle McManus, winner of the 2003 series of the television show Pop Idol, will sing for the Pope when he visits Scotland

Evening was a glamorous affair, with Oscar-themed light display and red carpet

A talented pupil at Mount St Mary’s College wins prestigious poetry competition

Bishop Mervyn Alban Alexander, eighth Bishop of Clifton, was born on June 29 1925. He died on August 14 2010, aged 85

Philip Jackson’s sculpture is unveiled outside St John’s Cathedral

The Latin Mass Society organises a walking pilgrimage from Ely to Walsingham

Catholic artists to exhibit work at Duddington Manor near Stamford, Lincolnshire

An academic conference on Newman at Liverpool Hope University has been arranged to coincide with the papal visit in September

Pupils at St John Bosco primary school in West Bromwich get to know their local library

A solemn High Mass and an exhibition of precious artefacts mark the centenary of its consecration