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Well done, Mark Dowd. You did the Pope justice

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

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

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 Catholic Voices website is indispensable

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

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

The BBC thinks the Pope has a ‘Nazi past’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The papal entourage

All the Pope’s men

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

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

Courtesy of the British embassy to the Holy See

In 1961 and 1980 she made official visits to meet John XXIII and John Paul II