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Benedict XVI arrives to celebrate the closing Mass of World Youth Day in Madrid last year (Photo: CNS)

Fr Stephen Wang, dean at Allen Hall seminary, is calling for WYD to be held in London in 2016

Mgr Keith Newton (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Mgr Keith Newton says that new groups will join at Easter

A member of Rome's Biopark zoo shows Pope Benedict XVI a rare young Cuban crocodile (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

Benedict XVI says the Eucharist transforms our lives ‘despite our weakness and infidelity’

Bishop Campbell, right (Photo: catholicrelics.co.uk)

Bishop of Lancaster says every church in the diocese will be open for Confession on Wednesday evenings

Benedict XVI has paid tribute to murdered Pakistani politician Shahbaz Bhatti (Photo: PA)

In his address to diplomats Benedict XVI laments violent attacks on Christians as well as efforts to push religion out of the public sphere

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Benedict XVI names 22 new cardinals

Pope gives red hat to Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York

Vatican congregation says the Year will focus on Christ and ‘the beauty of having faith in him’

The sick and frail are anointed by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick at the closing Mass for World Day of the Sick (CNS photo by Bob Roller)

In his message for the World Day of the Sick Benedict XVI says the sacrament deserves ‘greater consideration’

Fr John Murray was told he would never walk again (CNS photo/Clare Becker, Catholic Review)

American priest who was paralysed from the chest down defies doctors’ predictions after praying to a 19th-century Blessed

The homepage of the US ordinariate website, Usordinariate.org

Fr Jeffrey Steenson will lead the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter