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Pope Benedict's work has influenced non-Catholics, the Vatican publisher said

Plans to recognise Pope Emeritus for his contribution were stalled after resignation

The coffin of Ann Maguire carried out of church earlier today (Photo: PA)

Hundreds attend Mass for teacher killed in front of her class

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag with her husband

‘Abhorrent’ decision condemned by religious freedom activists

A popular, early modern portrait of St Rita

The saint who loved roses

St Rita (May 22), along with St Jude, is known as the patron saint of impossible cases

Argentine football legend  Diego Maradona (PA)

Football legend says he would like to meet the Pontiff

People carry the  coffin of one of the victims of the mining disaster in Soma, Turkey (PA)

Pope was speaking during General Audience in St Peter’s Square

Diocletian was initially impressed by St Pancras’s determination but then ordered his death

St Pancras of Rome (May 12) is invoked against cramps, false witness, headaches and perjury,

Archbishop Mennini, apostolic 
nuncio to Great Britain (Photo: Mazur)

Archbishop Mennini expresses concerns in speech to Bishops’ Conference

Archbishop Stack and Deacon Sixtus

Archbishop Stack offers Cardiff cathedral as home for ordinariate group

Pius V arranged the forming of the Holy League

Pope St Pius V (April 30) focused on restoring morality to Rome