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His casket is placed before the tomb of St Peter

Casket is placed in front of the tomb of St Peter ahead of beatification

The giant image is unveiled days before beatification ceremony

George Weigel says it will be several hundred years before the Church ‘takes on board’ the depth and breadth of the late pope’s teaching

Print edition 29.04.11

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In meetings with the Polish pope over 25 years Fr Michael Collins got to see a side of him that most people never saw

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Administrator of St Eugene’s Cathedral in Londonderry says group is offering ‘darkness and misery’ to its own people

St Pius V (April 30), who excommunicated Queen Elizabeth, continued to live as a monk even after he became pope

Daily readings: May 1 – 7

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms