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London audience backed the motion ‘The papal visit should not be a state visit’

It will be the first in-depth interview of the Pope since his election in 2005

Benedict XVI reflects on life of German Benedictine abbess

Bishop Logan is ‘deeply sorry’ that he is unable to take part in the visit

Computer-generated images show domed stage and sweeping stained glass background

A spokesman for Cardinal Danneels says his remarks have been taken out of context

Two million young people are expected to descend on Madrid

Miners convert part of their shelter into a shrine as they brace themselves for another four months underground

Benedict XVI refers to plight of miners in his Angelus address

The castle has a prominent role in the history of the Church