New leader named for BritainâÂ?Â?s Catholic Church

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LONDON (RNS) A soccer-loving son of teachers whose childhood dream was to become a truck driver has been chosen by Pope Benedict XVI to head the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales. The Vatican announced Friday (April 3) that Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Birmingham will succeed Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor as archbishop of Westminster, the […]

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