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Benedict XVI raises the monstrance at Vespers in Etzelsbach (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Full text: The Pope’s homily at Vespers

Benedict XVI leads prayers at Marian shrine in Etzelsbach

Benedict XVI is welcomed by the Rev Nikolaus Schneider, head of the Evangelical Church in Germany (Photo: CNS)

Benedict XVI says it is ‘deeply moving’ for him to meet Lutheran leaders at the monastery where Martin Luther studied

Pope Benedict XVI pictured at the end of an ecumenical prayer gathering at the Augustinian monastery in Erfurt (Photo: PA)

Benedict XVI talks of challenges of secularism and Christian fundamentalism in address to Lutherans

Pope in Germany: address at Martin Luther’s monastery

Full text of Pope’s address at ecumenical prayer gathering

Pope Benedict XVI talks with Ali Dere, a professor for Islamic theology at the university of Bonn (AP Photo/Wolfgang Radtke, pool)

Benedict XVI says the importance attached to faith by many Muslims is at times ‘provocative’ in secular society

The faithful await Benedict XVI's arrival at Berlin's Olympic Stadium (CNS)

Around 70,000 people attend Mass in Berlin

The Pope waves to the faithful at Berlin's Olympic Stadium (PA)

Benedict XVI urges German Catholics to grow in love of the Church

Pope Benedict XVI meets leaders of Germany's Central Council of Jews yesterday (AP Photo/Wolfgang Radtke, pool)

Benedict XVI says the Church feels ‘a great closeness’ to the Jewish people

Benedict XVI and German President Christian Wulff at the Bellevue Palace (CNS photo/Max Rossi, Reuters)

Full text: Pope’s address to the Bundestag

Benedict XVI issues challenge to ‘positivist world view’ in speech to German parliamentarians

Christian Wulff and his wife Bettina with the Pope (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Benedict XVI says the ‘issue of truth’ has begun to be seen as an obstacle in decision-making