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Members of SVP at St Benedict’s School in Ealing, west London, run soup kitchen every month

Pope Benedict XVI: a society plagued by moral relativism suffers 'frustration, despair, selfishness and a disregard for the life and liberty of others' (PA photo)

Policies must be rooted in objective values, says Benedict XVI in speech welcoming Britain’s new ambassador

Martin Hermann decorates the "Pope Benedict XVI Teddy bear" in a show room of the Hermann-Spielwaren GmbH, a manufacturer of fine German Teddy bears, in Coburg, yesterday. The special edition on the occasion of the second visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Gemany comes with growler and is limited to only 111 pieces worldwide. It is made out of blond mohair, filled with excelsior and is available at a price of €229. Pope Benedict XVI will visit the archdioceses of Berlin and Freiburg as well as the diocese of Erfurt from September 22 until September 25 (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

Over 100 special edition teddy bears have been made in preparation for Benedict XVI’s visit to Germany later this month

Cardinal Keith O’Brien is pictured with the Lord and Lady Provost of Edinburgh, George and Elizabeth Grubb, retired Episcopalian Bishop Brian Smith, Mgr Michael Regan, Joseph Gilhooley (carrying the cathedral mace) and nine of the High Constables of Edinburgh with batons after a Mass marking the Edinburgh International Festival

Cardinal Keith O’Brien is joined by the Lord and Lady Provost and High Constables of the city

Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs in the Scottish government, visits the offices of Sciaf in Glasgow on August 31. She has announced a £2.2m package of support for Scottish charities

Scottish Culture Secretary visits Sciaf

Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary, visits offices of Catholic charity in Glasgow

Fr Gregory Carling was ordained at St Hugh’s Charterhouse, Parkminster, on Wednesday August 31. Bishop Kieran Conry celebrated the ordination Mass, assisted by Bishop Richard Moth (Photo: Fr Tim Finigan)

Bishop ordains priest at Parkminster

Joy as Fr Gregory Carling is ordained at St Hugh’s Charterhouse

A student from St Paul’s Catholic High School with a boy at the Thai Children’s Trust

Students visit Thai children

Year 11 students from Manchester help out at a children’s charity in Thailand

Joseph Farrelly was made a Knight of St Gregory in 1989

Lives remembered: Joseph Farrelly

Joseph Farrelly, KCSG, was born on March 10 1917. He died on August 31 2011, aged 94

A client at St Wilfrid’s Drop-in Centre, Sheffield, eats a gourmet meal (Photo: Helen Lowry)

Drop-in centre visitors enjoy gourmet cuisine

St Wilfrid’s drop-in centre in Sheffield serves its visitors with smoked trout, venison and lamb cutlets

Fr Ted Rogers SJ pictured with Pope John Paul II                                                                           (Photo: Paddy Kearney)

Jesuit returns to Britain after 51 years

Fr Ted Rogers worked in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe for half a century but is returning because of his health