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Pope begins trip to Britain

Benedict XVI leaves Italy on an Alitalia flight bound for Edinburgh

Prime Minister says Pope’s visit is ‘a great honour’ for Britain

Visit will be a ‘schedule-stopper’ around the world, according to the Government co-ordinator

Victorian cardinal represents a ‘profound synthesis’ of Catholic faith and British spirit, says Fr Lombardi

The few and the many

Peter Mullen remembers the Battle of Britain on its 70th anniversary

Kids Quiz the Pope blog enables children to send questions to Pope Benedict XVI

Archbishop Smith: protesters cannot guarantee there will be no disruption

A severely deformed baby was born in a perfectly normal condition after the child’s mother prayed to Newman

David Cameron described the visit as ‘incredibly important and historic’ and a ‘great honour’ for Britain

Print edition 10.09.10

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – letters, reviews, news, extra comment and features – is not available online. This week, Fr Ian Ker explores the pastoral genius of Newman; Fr Anthony Symondson examines the mosaics at Westminster Cathedral; Paul Willis meets an opera singer who discovered his vocation at the White House; and Stuart Reid says Catholics should strain every sinew to see the Pope. Pastor Iuventus, meanwhile, wonders why he has been given a parcel containing string, a pair of rubber balls, and a cassette of the Bee Gees.