Are Catholics still energised and renewed by the trip or has the momentum already been lost?
The US bishops’ conference is a model for the Church everywhere – if only our bishops followed it
Archbishop Faustino Sainz Muñoz is likely to retire before the end of the year after suffering a stroke in May
A World Youth Day here in 2012 or 2013 would build on the momentum of the Benedict bounce
And, if so, how long will it last?
Cardinal Keith O’Brien: ‘You have reassured us that Christianity is alive and well in our countries’