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Connor Nealon, pictured at Stonyhurst, with dogs Hamish and Milo

Pupil wins scouts’ top award

Stonyhurst pupil’s scout project to build a sensory maze for dogs is launched on Blue Peter

BBC receives hundreds of complaints over coverage of papal visit

The corporation is criticised for being too sympathetic and too critical. Sky, meanwhile, has only had praise

Photo: PA

At 83, she has seen a great many state occasions in her lifetime

The papal chemistry is still active on British soil; now, we can relax and enjoy the visit

The BBC has done very well so far – even risking the wrath of humanists

The Independent, for a start, isn’t happy

Well done, Mark Dowd. You did the Pope justice

His documentary, Benedict: Trials of a Pope, was even-handed and sincere

The Catholic Voices website is indispensable

But the campaign to defend them will, I hope, endure long after the visit is over

St Peter's: the patrimony of the Church, not an emblem of papal grandeur (Photo: PA)

The BBC thinks the Pope has a ‘Nazi past’

Footage of the Hitler Youth, St Peter’s and the Pope holding his head in his hands carries a subliminal message

Men lie prostrate during their ordination to the priesthood in St Peter's Basilica (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Their latest pope-bashing operation is entirely irrelevant to a Church which thinks in centuries

Pope Benedict XVI pictured in the Popemobile in Portugal in May (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

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