Nine new deacons

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, has ordained nine Jesuits as deacons. In one of the first major ceremonies since being made Cardinal by Pope Francis, he presided at the Ordination Mass in Westminster Cathedral on Saturday 1 March 2014.

The nine new deacons come from Brazil, Germany, India, Kenya and Sri Lanka, and have all been studying theology at Heythrop College.

Ordination of nine Jesuits to the Diaconate by Cardinal Archbishop Vincent Nichols last Saturday.

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