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Novena for Benedict XVI’s visit to Britain starts

Prayers for the success of the Pope’s visit begin in parishes across England and Wales today

The popemobile, pictured here in Paris in 2008, will take two trips in London (Photo: CNS)

Crowds can wave at Pope Benedict XVI as he passes along the bank of the Thames and through Green Park

Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark (Mazur/CCN)

Archbishop to meet Pope protesters

Archbishop Peter Smith will meet Protest the Pope campaigners today to ask them to protest in a dignified, non-confrontational way

Welsh artist Ivor Davies next to his mosaic of St David in Westminster Cathedral (Photo: PA)

The Pope will use water from St Non’s well in Pembrokeshire to bless a new mosaic of St David at Westminster Cathedral

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archbishop Nichols rejects reports forecasting low attendance at big papal events

The Pope will visit the Birmingham Oratory after he has beatified Cardinal Newman at Cofton Park (Mazur/CCN)

Brother Lewis Berry, who is being moved to South Africa, asks ‘fervently’ for attacks on his superiors to end

Priests studying the Extraordinary Form at a training conference organised by the Latin Mass Society

Poll suggests that 43 per cent of practising Catholics would attend traditional Mass every week if it was offered in their parish

(AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

Pope meets Israeli president

The two men expressed hope that the renewal of talks in Washington would lead to ‘lasting peace’

Lord Patten and Archbishop Nichols at a press conference at the Foreign Office (Photo: Mazur/CCN)

Visit organiser points out that Benedict XVI was more popular in Australia than the Olympics

London audience backed the motion ‘The papal visit should not be a state visit’