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Archbishop Mennini, Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, pictured with Archbishop Nichols of Westminster (photo: Mazur)

Archbishop Mennini, Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, addresses bishops at their plenary meeting in Hinsley Hall

Coptic Christians mourn dead at a church in Cairo (CNS photo/Asmaa Waguih, Reuters)

Mob in Cairo hurl firebombs at churches and shoot at Christians in an outbreak of violence lasting several hours

The dining hall of the Artane Industrial School in Dublin, in an undated photo. The school was run by the Christian Brothers (CNS photo/Commission to Inquire Into Child Abuse)

Brother Philip Pinto says future is uncertain because of costly abuse cases and a shattered reputation

Benedict XVI takes a gondola across the Grand Canal in Venice (CNS photo/Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters)

Benedict XVI says Christians must try to reflect the beautiful, life-giving qualities of water and not its destructive ones

An open Bible is seen inside Holy Cross Cathedral in Boston (CNS photo from Reuters)

Benedict XVI makes comment in message to Pontifical Biblical Commission

Migrants present gifts to Archbishop Smith of Southwark (Photo: Chris Jepson)

At Mass for Migrants Bishop McMahon cites Pope Leo XIII and Victorian Cardinal Manning in support of a living wage

New Yorkers celebrate news of Bin Laden's death at Ground Zero in the early hours of the morning (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Fr Lombardi responds to news that Osama bin Laden has been killed, saying ‘Christians should never rejoice at the death of a human being’

A giant tapestry of John Paul II is displayed on the facade of St Peter's Basilica. It was unfurled after Benedict XVI declared John Paul II to be Blessed (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Catch up on our live coverage of the vigil, beatification and thanksgiving Mass

Faithful cheer as they crowd St. Peter's square at the beatification of Pope John Paul II (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

John Paul II is blessed!

Pope Benedict XVI has beatified the late Pope John Paul II in Rome today

John Paul II restored to Christianity its ‘true face as a religion of hope’, says Pope Benedict XVI at beatification of his great predecessor