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A member of the Real IRA reads out a statement on Monday  (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Administrator of St Eugene’s Cathedral in Londonderry says group is offering ‘darkness and misery’ to its own people

Images of the late pope outside a souvenir shop in his hometown of Wadowice, Poland (CNS photo/Kacper Pempel, Reuters)

The blood was drawn from the late pope by his personal physician in case he ever needed a transfusion

Mgr Newton, the Ordinary, with newly received members of the ordinariate at St George’s Cathedral, Southwark                            © Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham

Nearly 1,000 members of new ordinariate start life as Catholics after Holy Week receptions

The Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Isla nd Catholic)

Benedict XVI sends official to meet Roma at Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls

Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful as he delivers the Urbi et Orbi message (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Christ is risen, he is alive and he walks with us, says Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI holds a candle during the Easter Vigil in St Peter's Basilica (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Benedict XVI says that the Resurrection has inaugurated a new form of life

Benedict XVI leads the Good Friday Way of the Cross at the Colosseum (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Benedict XVI says that the Cross is a luminous sign of God’s love

The question-and-answer session between the Pope and viewers is projected on the wall of a restaurant in Rome (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Benedict XVI answered questions posed by Christians and non-Christians

Benedict XVI washes the foot of a priest on Holy Thursday (Alessandro Bianchi/AP/Press Association Images)

Pope prays for unity at Mass at Basilica of St John Lateran

Benedict XVI breathes over chrism oil, a gesture symbolising the infusion of the Holy Spirit, at Holy Thursday Mass last year  (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Read the full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s Chrism Mass homily