Catholic Life

Pictures of the week

1 Bishop Patrick McKinney, Sayed Razawi, Dr Maureen Glackin, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Sheikh Ibrahim Mogra and the Rev Joe Moffatt at the launch of a new Muslim certificate in Religious Studies at St Mary’s University, Twickenham (photo: mazur/

2 Sixteen young scientists at St Ambrose College in Hale Barns, Altrincham, are preparing to visit Indonesia’s rainforests and coral reefs as part of an international conservation project.

3 Sian Bell, a sixth-form student at Blessed William Howard Catholic High School in Stafford, has won first place in her age group in the NSPC4Peace National School Poetry Competition.

4 Deacon Andrew Eburne, Catholic chaplain at the University of East Anglia, was the after-dinner speaker at a Catenian meeting at the Louis Marquesi pub in Norwich.

5 Mountaineer Nigel Vardy presents representatives from three schools, including St Mary’s Shaftesbury, with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Licensed Organisation certificate.

6 Archbishop Bernard Longley celebrates the opening of the Columbans’ centenary year in Britain, with Columban superior general Fr Kevin O’Neill and Fr Peter Hughes, head of the Columbans in Britain.

7 Students from Saint Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, take part in a taster day organised by Manchester Film School.

8 Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow has consecrated Turnbull High School in Bishopbriggs to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

9 Clare Dixon, head of Cafod’s Latin America programmes for nearly 40 years, receives the José Simeón Cañas Medal for Extraordinary Merit for her work in El Salvador and Central America.

10 Year 9 drama students at Grays Convent High School in Essex work with members of the Trestle Theatre Company.

11 LGBT Catholics Westminster Pastoral Council has hosted a Mass marking World Aids Day at Farm Street Church in London.

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