On the second day the Holy Father is going to St Mary's University College, Twickenham, where he will pray with representatives of religious congregations - particularly those who have a charism for education. He will meet 3,000 young people to celebrate Catholic education and, later, the leaders of other religions. The Pope will also meet with the Archbishop of Canterbury and, as part of the State visit, address British society.
Commissioned in 1825 by the ‘grand old’ Duke of York, York House – as it was then known – was a hub of social and political life throughout the nineteenth ce...Read more
Westminster Abbey was a royal church from its first beginnings, it still has the shrine of its principal founder, the Anglo-Saxon king and saint, Edward the...Read more
St Mary’s was founded in 1850 by the Catholic Poor Schools Committee to meet the need for teachers to provide an education for the growing numbers of poor Ca...Read more