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A makeshift shrine set up by relatives of the trapped miners (Photo: AP)

Miners convert part of their shelter into a shrine as they brace themselves for another four months underground

Pope Benedict XVI leads a meeting with his former doctoral students

The Pope’s former doctoral students were addressed by Archbishop Koch

‘Red Tory’ Phillip Blond speaks at Catholic conference in Italy

Archbishop Bernard Longley meets travellers at a Mass in Walsingham last year

The travellers, from Ireland, say they hope to be blessed by the Pope but do not have tickets for the Mass

Sister Nirmala Joshi, former superior general of the Missionaries of Charity, releases doves as nuns celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mother Teresa's birth (CNS photo/ Deshakalayan Chowdh ur, pool via Reuters)

Pope praises her as a ‘model of Christian virtue’ while anniversary celebrations are held throughout the world

The sculpture of Cardinal Newman at the London Oratory (Mazur/www.thepapalvisit.org.uk)

Newman’s feast day will be October 9

Pope Benedict XVI will make the announcement during the beatification Mass next month

Pope Benedict XVI at his weekly general audience yesterday (Photo: CNS/Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters)

Pope calls for end to killing in Somalia

Pontiff makes plea after rebels massacre 32 people in Mogadishu hotel

Susan Boyle says her faith is the 'backbone' of her life (Photo: Scottish Catholic Media Office)

Susan Boyle to sing for the Pope

Scottish star will sing “I Dreamed a Dream” before papal Mass at Bellahouston Park

Police Ombudsman Al Hutchinson holds his report into the 1972 Claudy bombings (Photo: AP)

Cardinal Brady denies that the Church conspired with the Government to relocate a priest suspected of atrocity

Frank Skinner, right, and David Baddiel on stage at the Lyric Theatre earlier this year (PA wire)

He will speak alongside Bishop Malcolm McMahon in a debate scheduled two days before the Pope’s visit