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Pictures of the week

1 Staff, students and family members at the start of a three-hour, seven-mile walk from Our Lady’s High School in Stamford Hill, north-east London, to Westminster Cathedral, to raise money for The Passage.

2 Children at St Benedict’s School, Ealing, west London, raise funds for Caritas, the Jesuit Refugee Service and the Foundation of Goodness on St Benedict’s Day.

3 Zainab Mansoor, Alisha Ahmed, Louise Thomson, Maham Siddiqui and Ugne Malisauskaite, students at Grays Convent High School in Essex, have won Thurrock’s Next Top Boss 2018 competition.

4 Cardinal Vincent Nichols stops for a selfie outside Westminster Cathedral on Palm Sunday (photo: Mazur/

5 Pupils at Loreto Preparatory School stage Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale in partnership with the Manchester Arts Education Initiative in Altrincham, Cheshire.

6 Bishop Richard Moth of Arundel and Brighton joins the Augustinian Sisters as they celebrate their 150th anniversary of caring for the elderly at St George’s Park, located on Ditchling Common in East Sussex.

7 Archbishop Peter Smith with altar servers before the Chrism Mass at St George’s Cathedral, Southwark (photo:Mazur/

8 Pupils at Our Lady’s High School in north-east London raise money for Sport Relief with a non-uniform day.

9 Loreto Preparatory School pupils Sophia Thomas, Rebecca Bergin, Harriet Fallows and Natalia Laskowska take part in Trafford’s 30-second exercise challenge, helping to raise £1,370 for the charity Sportathon.

10 The Cardinal Hume Centre in London has named George O’Neill, currently director of L’Arche London, as its new chief executive officer.

11 The start of the solemn procession on Palm Sunday at the Birmingham Oratory (photo: Józef Łopuszyński).

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