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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

Stonemason Neil Reid works on a lectern, or ambo, to be used by the Pope in Glasgow                (Danny Lawson/PA)

Scotland unveils marble chair and altar

Stonemason says he is working ‘flat out’ to finish the project in time for papal Mass at Bellahouston Park

Archbishop Nichols: 'Faith in God brings great riches and joy to men' (Mazur/CCN)

Archbishop Nichols says it will be a chance to show secularised society that faith is a gift, not a problem

Bishop Warduni blesses coffins of victims of a car bomb explosion in Baghdad (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Warduni says his country still has no law, no government, and terrorists ‘come and go as they please’

James MacMillan says he hopes the new setting is 'appropriate to the text and the way the drama of the Mass unfolds'

Choirs prepare for papal Masses

The new Mass setting by James MacMillan is complete and available to listen to online

The 8ft chair is made of white ash and will be fitted with stained glass panels

Teachers make papal chair

The chair will be used by Pope Benedict XVI at the beatification of Cardinal Newman