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German company unveils Pope Benedict XVI teddy bear

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 celebrates Mass marking the Edinburgh Festival

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

Scottish Culture Secretary visits Sciaf

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

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

Bishop ordains priest at Parkminster

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)

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

Students visit Thai children

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

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

Lives remembered: Joseph Farrelly

Joseph Farrelly was made a Knight of St Gregory in 1989

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

Drop-in centre visitors enjoy gourmet cuisine

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

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

Jesuit returns to Britain after 51 years

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

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

Benedict XVI: art is a doorway to God

Benedict XVI greets the crowd at his general audience at Castel Gandolfo (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Art can ‘push us upward’ towards heaven, says Pope at weekly general audience

Pilgrims journey home after World Youth Day

The last WYD Mass with the Diocese of Ciudad Real, celebrated near the the famous windmills of Campo de Criptana. About 10,000 people were present

James Kelliher of the Diocese of Westminster describes an unforgettable experience