Vincent Nichols

Backdroped by a picture of Pope Benedict XVI, Vincent Nichols, the newly appointed Archbishop of Westminster, leaves a news conference in central London, Friday April 3, 2009. Nichols, 63, currently the Archbishop of Birmingham and a strong defender of Catholic schools in Britain will succeed Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Connor as the new head of the Roman Catholic church in England and Wales when he retires next month. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)