Benedict XVI presented Cardinal Angelo Scola, the new Archbishop of Milan, with the pallium at Castel Gandolfo this morning.
The Pope broke with tradition and did not hold a weekly general audience today in order to prepare for his trip to Germany (video).
Archbishop Rainer-Maria Woelki of Berlin has told Vatican Radio that he is proud to welcome the Pope back to his homeland tomorrow.
George Weigel gives the thumbs-up to Fr Robert Barron’s monumental new television series, Catholicism.
Joe Heschmeyer analyses the impact of Catholic teaching on the spreads of Aids in Africa.
And novelist Jay Parini says it’s time that G K Chesterton “was taken seriously as a major critic and biographer, a thinker of sharp wit and deep learning”.