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The Cardinal public house, in Francis Street near Archbishops House, has been a popular meeting place for parishioners and groups from Westminster Cathedral for decades.
Throughout the years it has acquired a collection of paintings and drawings of several different cardinals who served at nearby Westminster Cathedral - among the Cardinal Hume and Cardinal Manning - who supported the Dockers Strike of 1889.
ICN has learnt that the owners are now planning to revert to the pub's original name - the ubiquitous 'Windsor Castle' - after a refurbishment programme is complete.
We feel this is would be a real loss to the community and an erosion of the Christian presence in the area, and are hoping that the owners change their mind.
To sign our SAVE THE CARDINAL petition, please go to: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/cardinal/
For more information see our earlier story: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=17982