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Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass at the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona (Photo: CNS)

In his homily Pope Benedict XVI said Catholics must promote the family and resist every attack on human life

Cardinals to discuss Church reactions to sexual abuse and the Ordinariate

Cardinals taking part in the November 20 consistory will discuss the abuse crisis, Ordinariates and religious freedom

Rt Rev Andrew Burnham, Bishop of Ebbsfleet, right, pictured with the late Rev Raymond Bristow and Rector Neil Hibbins in 2007 (Photo: PA)

Five Anglo-Catholic bishops resign

Five Anglo-Catholic bishops resign with the intention of joining the Ordinariate when it is established in Britain

Sister Virginia Muller, treasurer for the Atlantic-Midwest province of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, displays a photocopy of a T206 Honus Wagner baseball card (Photo: CNS)

Card of baseball star Honus Wagner, the ‘Flying Dutchman’, was bequeathed to the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Baltimore

People follow the Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI seen on the large live screen at the La Monumental bullring in Barcelona (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Benedict XVI says new basilica is a ‘visible sign of the invisible God’

Spanish Crown Prince Felipe recieves Holy Communion during the papal Mass in Santiago de Compostela, northern Spain (AP Photo/Victor R Caivano)

Benedict XVI says Europe must open itself to God

Jack Valero, one of the co-ordinators of Catholic Voices, speaks on BBC News

Media group set up for Pope’s visit will hold lectures, meetings and debates with the aim of keeping Catholics in the public sphere

A statue of Christ seen outside Cuba's new San Carlos and San Ambrosio Seminary (CNS photo/Desmond Boylan, Reuters)

Last Havana seminary was taken over by the government in the early days of the country’s Communist regime

Cardinal Seán Brady of Armagh greets well-wishers (Photo: CNS)

Study finds that 74 per cent of Catholic women in Ireland feel that the Church does not treat them with ‘a lot of respect’

Mourners gather on the street as coffins arrive for a funeral Mass in Baghdad (Photo: PA)

Archbishop Vincent Nichols says his thoughts and prayers are with all those Iraqis struggling against violence and extremism