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Pictures of the week

1 Cardinal Vincent Nichols with participants in a youth synod preparation meeting at Archbishop’s House, Westminster (photo:Mazur/

2 Abbot Hugh Allan, apostolic administrator of Britain’s South Atlantic islands, with Ryan Swain and Kieran Glass, whom he confirmed, and Connor Glass-Green, who made his first Holy Communion, during a visit to Tristan da Cunha (photo: Shirley Squibb).

3 Three pupils at St Benedict’s School, Ealing, west London – Artie Hair, Toby Moore and Mark Maalouf – have been accepted into the National Youth Choir of Great Britain.

4 Students of St Thomas More Catholic School in Brickhill, Bedfordshire, have shared a Lent morning with Sheila Isaac from Missio and local doctor Sue Barter, during which they discussed how to look at life through a different lens.

5 Alex Evans and Heather Burton, teachers at St Ambrose College in Altrincham, Cheshire, will travel to Zambia to work with the Christian Brothers Mission over Easter.

6 Pupils at Loreto Preparatory School in Altrincham, Cheshire, take part in World Book Day.

7 Students compete in the Catenian Province 1’s annual high school quiz, held at Our Lady & St Patrick’s High School in Dumbarton.

8 Cardinal Nichols visits the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, where he gave a lecture on “Dialogue in Action: the Witness of St Francis of Assisi” (photo: Mazur/

9 St Mary’s, Clapham Common, in south London, hosts a Redemptorist Festival of Remembrance in memory of those who fell in the Great War.

10 Ben Grove, head teacher of Our Lady & St Werburgh’s Catholic primary in Newcastle-under-Lyme, gets into character on World Book Day.

11 Students at Saint Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, attend a Reading for Pleasure workshop.

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