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Beatification of Cardinal Newman to take place near his Burial Place

26/06/10

The Fathers of the Birmingham Oratory are delighted and honoured by the news that Pope Benedict will beatify John Henry Newman at Cofton Park in Rednal. This location is of tremendous significance. Cardinal Newman was buried in the cemetery at Rednal. But this was also the place where Newman and his community came for rest and recreation in the Lickey Hills.

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Archbishop Longley welcomes Papal Visit to Birmingham

26/06/2010

In a statement on Saturday 26 June, Archbishop Bernard Longley, the Archbishop of Birmingham, said: "I am delighted that the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, will be coming to Birmingham on Sunday 19 September for the Beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman.

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Mission Bishop invites every parish to engage in local outreach

18/06/10

Every parish in England and Wales has been sent a resource to support them in celebration and faith witness during the Papal Visit.

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Bishops launch “The Pope in the UK” booklet and official Papal Visit logo

15/06/2010

Archbishop Vincent Nichols today launched “The Pope in the UK” booklet which will go out to parishes across England, Wales and Scotland.

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