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The BBC has done very well so far – even risking the wrath of humanists

The BBC has done very well so far – even risking the wrath of humanists

The Independent, for a start, isn’t happy

Well done, Mark Dowd. You did the Pope justice

Well done, Mark Dowd. You did the Pope justice

His documentary, Benedict: Trials of a Pope, was even-handed and sincere

The Pope’s enemies have, we can only hope, done their worst. As the visit begins, we must watch and pray

The media will not let up. Watch out for the innuendoes and smears

The Pope’s address in Westminster Hall is one of his most important ever

Westminster Hall (Photo: PA)

His address to the Queen will be equally historic, but it’s the one at the Palace of Westminster which will have a lasting impact

The campaign against the Pope and the Church will be swept away by the visit itself

The Catholic Voices website is indispensable

But the campaign to defend them will, I hope, endure long after the visit is over

The BBC thinks the Pope has a ‘Nazi past’

St Peter's: the patrimony of the Church, not an emblem of papal grandeur (Photo: PA)

Footage of the Hitler Youth, St Peter’s and the Pope holding his head in his hands carries a subliminal message

Today’s papal visit must-reads: 15/09/10

Prime Minister David Cameron outside 10 Downing Street (Tim Ireland/PA Wire)

A daily guide to news and comment about the papal visit to Britain

Today’s papal visit must-reads: 14/09/10

The sanctuary at Cofton Park in Birmingham, where the Pope will beatify Cardinal Newman on Sunday (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

A daily guide to news and comment about the Pope’s visit to Britain

All the Pope’s men

The papal entourage

Benedict XVI will be surrounded by his seguito, or following, during the papal visit

Whatever the BBC says we ought to think, celibacy is still one of the jewels in our crown

Men lie prostrate during their ordination to the priesthood in St Peter's Basilica (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Their latest pope-bashing operation is entirely irrelevant to a Church which thinks in centuries