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Irish prime minister Enda Kenny launched a scathing attack on the Vatican in July

Vatican insists it ‘in no way hampered or interfered in’ abuse inquiry

A view of St Catherine Russian Orthodox church and St Peter's Basilica in Rome (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Benedict XVI sends message to Catholic and Orthodox scholars

Spain's King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia pictured with the Pope at Barajas airport (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Pope praises hosts and says Spain is a great nation

Young people carry the World Youth Day cross during the Via Crucis in Plaza de Cibeles (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Hundreds of thousands meditate on Christ’s Passion in Madrid

Archbishop Giuseppe Leanza leaves the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin (Julien Behal/PA Wire)

Vatican recalls nuncio to Ireland

Nuncio has been recalled so the Vatican can better respond to Cloyne scandal, says Vatican spokesman

Cardinal Kazimierz Swiatek in an undated photo (CNS photo/Catholic Press Photos)

Benedict XVI praises Belarus cardinal for his ‘courageous witness to Christ’ and his role in the rebirth of his country

Harry Potter, played by Daniel Radcliffe, calls on Voldemort to mend his ways, repent for what he has done and recognise the primacy of love over everything

Reviews in the L’Osservatore Romano say the film champions friendship and sacrifice

Pope Benedict XVI greets the crowd after his arrival (CNS photo)

Benedict XVI tells crowd: ‘One can find everything here – the mountains, the lake, the sea, a beautiful church and good people’

Benedict XVI greets participants at the general assembly of Caritas Internationalis (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

Benedict XVI tells Caritas general assembly that charity must be guided by the teaching of the Church

The document was released by US Cardinal William Levada, prefect of the CDF (CNS photo)

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says every bishops’ conference must have guidelines for handling clerical sex abuse within a year