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Benedict XVI tells 10,000 pilgrims that faith in Germany ‘is alive, and has a young face’

Document lists seven key principles that the society must agree to before full reconciliation with Rome

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

Benedict XVI sends message to Catholic and Orthodox scholars

Pope praises hosts and says Spain is a great nation

Hundreds of thousands meditate on Christ’s Passion in Madrid

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

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

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

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