Pope Benedict XVI

Pontiff marks 800th birthday of 13th-century hermit Pope Celestine V
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Bishop Kieran Conry of Arundel and Brighton says the Church should rethink the way it presents itself

The detail emerged as the Holy See formally announced the Pope’s state visit

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Benedict XVI discusses plight of Christians

Police opened tombs, searched the home of a retired cardinal and detained bishops for nine hours

Organisers of the papal visit have announced a new venue for John Henry Newman’s beatification, almost halving the number of people able to attend

Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark and Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham receive pallium in Rome

Pope talks to Cardinal Schönborn over his critical comments towards a fellow cardinal

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