The Pope celebrated an emotional last Mass for the distribution of the ashes, kissing the basilica’s altar for the last time
Benedict XVI seemed at ease as he led the general audience at the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall
Benedict XVI has left the Church with a rich body of teaching and a shining example in humility and steadfastness
These images show how Benedict XVI, in a calm and surprising manner, announced in Latin that he will be resigning as the Successor of Peter
Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms
St Josephine Bakhita (February 8) said if she met her torturers she would kiss their hands for helping her to find Christ
Or is that a distraction from the real task of preparing for Holy Week and Easter?
We asked prominent Christians what they are giving up for Lent. Their answers range from blogs to fruit juice and moreish digestives