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Benedict XVI: how to turn pain into hope

During his general audience the Pope explained the importance of Psalm 22

Cardinal Levada had a two-hour meeting with Bishop Fellay this morning (Photo: CNS)

Vatican gives SSPX doctrinal statement to sign

Document lists seven key principles that the society must agree to before full reconciliation with Rome

Fr Frank Pavone is appealing to the Vatican (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

US director of Priests for Life is suspended from any ministry outside the Diocese of Amarillo, Texas

Pope’s apartment receives makeover

Groundskeepers were hard at work during the Pope’s stay at Castel Gandolfo

Pope lunches with shipbuilders

The Pope has lunched with unemployed shipbuilders during a visit to Ancona

Muslim activists in Srinagar, India, protest against the Pope’s Regensburg lecture in September 2006                      AP Photo/Dar Yasin

After Regensburg the silence is deafening

On the fifth anniversary of the Pope’s seismic lecture Douglas Murray says that we are betraying persecuted Christians in Muslim lands

Fr Joe Bayne says God’s presence was vivid at Ground Zero

Ambassador Nigel Baker presents credentials to the Pope

Twenty-fourth Sunday of the Year: Sir 27:30-28:7; Ps 103; Rm 14:7-9; Mt 18:21-35

Daily readings: September 11 – 17

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms