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Each human being is a miracle loved by God, says Pope

Benedict XVI greets a child at the general audience today (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Benedict XVI says people today do not always understand the ‘deep consolation’ of addressing God as Father

Each SSPX bishop must make his own commitment to unity, says Vatican spokesman

Bishop Bernard Fellay (CNS photo)

Fr Lombardi says reconciliation talks continue but that each SSPX bishop will be treated individually

Benedict XVI formally recognises Hildegard of Bingen as a saint

An icon of St Hildegard by Fr Richard Cannuli (CNS)

Although she was never canonised, St Hildegard is to be added to the catalogue of saints

Benedict XVI: from the moment of my election I have felt supported by your prayers

Babies queue for a papal blessing at the general audience today (PA photo)

At his weekly general audience the Pope thanks faithful ‘from the depths of my heart’

The Resurrection has changed the world, Pope says on Easter Sunday

Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful in St Peter's Square after his Urbi and Orbi blessing (PA photo)

Tens of thousands attend papal Mass in St Peter’s Square

Benedict XVI celebrates Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion

Pope Benedict leads the Good Friday liturgy (CNS)

Pope leads Good Friday ceremony in St Peter’s Basilica

Castro declares Good Friday a holiday

Pope Benedict XVI and Raúl Castro outside the Palace of the Revolution in Havana. In the middle is a translator (CNS photo)

Good Friday is to become a public holiday in Cuba for the first time since 1959

Dr Rowan Williams to address world gathering of Catholic bishops

Pope Benedict XVI is assisted by Mgr Leonardo Sapienza walking up the stairs of the Church of St Gregory with Dr Rowan Williams (CNS photo)

Pope has invited the Archbishop of Canterbury to speak at the world Synod of Bishops on evangelisation in October

Weaker appreciation of marriage is harming society, says Pope

Benedict XVI says the Church has in the past failed to communicate its teaching on marriage

Benedict XVI creates 22 new cardinals

Benedict XVI presents a red biretta to Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope tells cardinals that love and service, not an air of greatness, are to mark their lives