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Pope’s ‘reform of the reform’ in liturgy to continue

Cardinal Kurt Koch of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity says the Pope has launched a new liturgical reform

Bishop Edward Slattery celebrates a Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form in Washington (CNS photo)

Seminaries should train priests in the Extraordinary Form ‘if pastoral needs suggest it’, the Vatican’s instruction says

Faithful hold candles at the vigil in the Circus Maximus racetrack in Rome (AP photo)

Crowd of 200,000 in Rome hear testimonies from John Paul II’s close friends and from the Sister cured of Parkinson’s thanks to his intercession

The coffin containing the body of Pope John Paul II is exhumed ahead of his beatification (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

His casket is placed before the tomb of St Peter

Workers in St Peter's Square prepare for Sunday's beatification (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

George Weigel says it will be several hundred years before the Church ‘takes on board’ the depth and breadth of the late pope’s teaching

The question-and-answer session between the Pope and viewers is projected on the wall of a restaurant in Rome (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Benedict XVI answered questions posed by Christians and non-Christians

Rebel fighters cover the body of a Libyan killed in a coalition air strike (CNS photo/Youssef Boudlal, Reuters)

Apostolic vicar of Tripoli says collapse of one building killed 40 people

A rebel fighter guards a checkpoint on a road in Libya (CNS photo/Finbarr O'Reilly, Reuters)

Archbishop Mennini, Apostolic Nuncio to Britain, is to represent the Vatican at an international conference on Libya tomorrow

Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior general of the SSPX, ordains a priest in Econe, Switzerland (Photo: CNS/Denis Balibouse, Reuters)

Bishop Fellay points to problems created by John Paul II beatification and interreligious gathering in Assisi

Vatican spokesman says reports of ‘Confession via iPhone’ have been misleading