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Pope Benedict XVI exchanges Christmas greetings with cardinals and prelates in the Vatican's Regia Hall (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)

Pope Benedict also talks about Newman, explaining that his much-quoted phrase ‘toast to conscience’ is often misused

Singing trio say that the famously misbehaving rock star has a ‘depth and sincerity’ to him that is not picked up by the media

A cropped version of the new painting by Peter Howson

Archbishop Conti describes Peter Howson’s portrait of St John Ogilvie as ‘powerful and prayerful’

Wounded Iraqi Christians arrive at Orly airport, near Paris (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

Bishops of England and Wales appeal to the Government to review its treatment of Iraqi asylum seekers

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster and Fr Marcus Stock, general secretary of the bishops' conference (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Anglican clergy and laity who want to join the Ordinariate will be received into the Catholic Church during Holy Week

Pope Benedict XVI greets crowds outside Westminster Cathedral (Photo: PA)

Bishops of England and Wales say the papal visit gave them confidence and strengthened their identity as Catholics

The US bishops pray before the start of the second day of their conference in Baltimore this week (Photo: CNS)

The US bishops’ conference is a model for the Church everywhere – if only our bishops followed it

Diocese of Middlesbrough must appeal directly to the Supreme Court or else settle what is thought to be the biggest abuse claim in English history

Pope Benedict XVI greets young people gathered outside Westminster Cathedral (Photo: PA)

DVD issued by the bishops’ conference will include footage of all Pope Benedict’s speeches

Security forces and locals gather at a scene of a bomb blast in Baghdad this morning (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

At least three people have been killed and two dozen injured in yet another terrorist attack on Iraq’s Christians