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Benedict XVI prays in St Peter's Basilica (Photo: PA)

He shows that humility is the hallmark of authentic Christianity

Benedict XVI talks with former papal butler Paolo Gabriele (Photo: CNS)

The Pope has repeatedly rebuked the Curia, saying officials should not seek power. But, in the Vatican, power is a core business

Benedict XVI greets Roman clergy this morning (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 14/02/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope resigns

We will miss Joseph Ratzinger, but the Church goes on

Cardinal Peter Turkson (PA)

The dancing in the streets would last for months

Photo: Mazur/

As Benedict XVI begins his own private journey of prayer, we too should give time for Eucharistic Adoration

Benedict XVI makes his first public appearance since his abdication announcement (Photo: PA)

We are moving into uncharted territory: the next few weeks are going to be difficult to live through

Pope Benedict XVI will leave the papal seat empty on February 28 (Photo: CNS)

Benedict XVI has left the Church with a rich body of teaching and a shining example in humility and steadfastness

Pope resigns

Must we endure the ‘experts’ on Catholicism?

Mideast Israel Wartime Pope

A new book re-evaluates Pius XII and the Holocaust