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The last few days have been stupendous. Here are some of my immediate impressions

The last four days began in anxiety, but ended in euphoria

I’d better pull myself together and get with the programme

Pope Benedict XVI, the great theologian, has much to teach us about the proper place of reason

The Holy Father met the Mayor of London last night

At 83, she has seen a great many state occasions in her lifetime

The papal chemistry is still active on British soil; now, we can relax and enjoy the visit

And what should he guard against?

The Independent, for a start, isn’t happy

His documentary, Benedict: Trials of a Pope, was even-handed and sincere